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

Carbon Coop house

Deep retrofit comes to Greater Manchester...

Jonathan Atkinson profiles how Carbon Coop members are benefiting from large-scale home energy improvements through retrofitting measures.

City of Wuhan taken by Flickr user ChaChaWei published under a Creative Commons license

Smart cities and a working week in Wuhan

Greater Manchester businesses with a possible part to play in ‘smart city solutions’ are being offered the chance to join a partnership project with Manchester’s sister city, Wuhan in Central China.

Vickers Energy Group North West Green Hero Awards

Awards win and resource efficiency savings identified for two GM firms with ENWORKS

Awards win for Trafford based energy management firm following Green Growth support and Tameside manufacturer identifies £8,800 resource efficiency savings with ENWORKS

Neil Swannick at the Committee of the Regions, Brussels

Q&A: Neil Swannick, Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub Energy Group

Neil Swannick is Chair of the Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub’s Energy Group. Clare Wiley meets him to discuss the future of energy and why we should be taking our cues from Austria.

Ashton charity 2nd Generation Furnishings is now powered by the sun thanks to a generous donation

New Charter Housing lands largest-ever UK solar install

International “first” solar licence deal will cut electricity bills for up to 4,500 homes in Greater Manchester  by around £40m

Image by Mark Waugh

A low carbon dash from gas kicks off in Wigan, through a pioneering partnership with Japan

Council leaders, housing associations and Japanese technologists meet in Wigan to formally launch 600-home renewable heat project.

LightXcel, Manchester

LED firm lights the way to increased profits for new client with ENWORKS

LightXcel, a recently established LED lighting firm, have linked up with a Manchester sports stadium to install energy efficient lighting following Green Growth support delivered by ENWORKS.

Cleveland Road, Crumpsall by Flickr user Mikey

Q&A: Robin Lawler, Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub

Robin Lawler is chief executive of Northwards Housing and deputy chair of GMLCH's buildings group. He tells Clare Wiley what's being done to reduce carbon emissions from buildings across the region.

Ribble Packaging, Oldham

Oldham based packaging firm achieves FSC Certification with ENWORKS

Oldham-based packaging firm, Ribble Packaging, has achieved Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification with ENWORKS.

Child doing a low-carbon bag decoration at Carbon Active, a carbon literacy initiative. Photo by Jason Lock

The green heroes of Carbon Literacy

Manchester-based social enterprise Cooler Projects has won the Social Enterprise Award for Environmental Achievement in the prestigious North-West Green Hero awards.

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