Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub. Delivering Greater Manchester's transition to a low-carbon economy

December in Paris

Todd Holden, director of Low Carbon Policy and Programmes at the Business Growth Hub, gives his take on the current state of play as the world gears up for December’s UN climate summit in Paris.

Coleherne Ltd

Local manufacturers team up to slash lighting costs

Coleherne Ltd, a white metal lined bearing manufacturer and laser cutting service in Tameside, Greater Manchester, has teamed up with local LED manufacturer, LightXcel, to cut the energy use of its lighting by 72 per cent.

Mo Hanslod, CE Bri-Tek

Bolton LED firm has bright future

Bri-Tek Technologies, an LED lighting company based in Bolton, has highlighted its growth progress in a video interview with the Business Growth Hub.

Danfield Ltd, Leigh

Energy efficiency success for Leigh manufacturer

Danfield Ltd, a textiles bobbin manufacturer, has made a number of energy efficiency improvements to its factory and manufacturing equipment, saving thousands of pounds in the process.

Manchester's private sector invited to build UK's greenest economy

Greater Manchester’s Low Carbon Hub is urging low carbon and environmental businesses to join its network and help to build the UK's greenest economy.

Award-winning policy framework in Greater Manchester

As Greater Manchester faces the ongoing challenge of austerity measures – the combined authorities are proving they are stronger together - with an award winning procurement framework.

Velden Engineering Ltd, Bolton

Significant carbon footprint cut for Bolton engineering firm

Velden Engineering (UK) Ltd, a subcontract engineering firm, has achieved a significant cut in its carbon footprint since 2012 after making cost-effective investments in low carbon technologies.

MHA Lighting Ltd, Wigan

MHA Lighting, Wigan, strengthen its role in low carbon sector

MHA Lighting, an award-winning LED lighting manufacturer in Atherton, Wigan, is strengthening its role in Greater Manchester’s low carbon sector with support from the Business Growth Hub.

ESOS regulations: New assistance for affected businesses

New legislation is set to help businesses reduce their energy consumption whilst boosting productivity.

SSH Thermal Imaging Photo - ETI

Greater Manchester wins a place in £80m trial of smart heat and energy modelling

A trial of new energy modelling software could help Greater Manchester deliver a ‘master plan’ for sustainable local heating.

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