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

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.

A boost for rural businesses in the North West

Lancashire County Council has announced plans to inject £4.6m into rural businesses across Lancashire and Greater Manchester to support employment and encourage economic growth.

Carrington Court

Tameside energy specialist identifies £200k potential sales

Energy Gain UK, a low carbon energy specialist based in Tameside, is finding new growth after receiving funding and sales development support from the Business Growth Hub.

'Winter Hill, Lancashire' by Flickr user Robert Wade

Natural Capital

Anne Selby talks to Mark Hillsdon about improving the city region's natural environment through partnership working.

Farmstart photo courtesy of The Kindling Trust

The future of farming?

Manchester’s first business incubator farm is growing but it is a long way from where it needs to be. Deborah Linton interviews The Kindling Trust's Chris Walsh to find out more.

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