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Green Summit 2020: your ENERGY questions answered

Throughout this year’s Green Summit, we asked viewers to post their questions each day for our speakers to answer.   We tried to answer as many as we could by the live chat stream, however there were some questions which needed a more thorough answer.   This is our response collated from colleagues and partners…

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Plans in development for local energy network to boost green ambitions in Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester has begun work on ambitious plans to revolutionise energy networks across the city-region, supporting a lower carbon future and our goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2038.

Why Do We Need Green Walls?

We know that green walls look beautiful, but their performance goes way beyond aesthetics. If urban planners, businesses, and local authorities can capitalise on this opportunity to utilise the vast surface area walls take up in our urban areas we could transform how the built environment functions.

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Greater Manchester Green Summit 2020: The Highlights

Last week we saw the Greater Manchester Green Summit 2020 which took place over four days. This year for the first time ever all our content, including presentations, talking heads, in-depth interviews and live Q&As were online where people could tune in from their homes.

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New University-led energy agency to turn Greater Manchester green

A new Energy Innovation Agency (EIA) to be established between three Greater Manchester universities, local government and industry has been announced today with the aim of kick-starting a decade of clean energy innovation to meet the region’s 2038 carbon neutral target.

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Five councils across Manchester win funding for pioneering renewable energy project

Energy Systems Catapult and five local authorities in Greater Manchester have won funding for a pioneering clean energy project – that will develop 10 renewable schemes across the city – and create a blueprint that can be replicated in other regions across the UK aiming for Net Zero carbon emissions.

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Are you "Switched on"? Energy efficiency advice aimed at young people

Every one of us is picked up and thrown to the wolves when it comes to our first steps in finding our first new home and setting up an energy account.

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Green Summit 2020 to Set Agenda for Tackling Climate Emergency

Greater Manchester will set out the next steps to achieving net-zero carbon at the Green Summit 2020, taking place online from 21-24 September.

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Getting the Green Light – How Do Nature-Based Solutions Perform?

The IGNITION project has collated over 1000 evidence items on the performance of nature-based solutions into a database that is now available to use, alongside supporting documents and a 'how to' webinar.

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Greater Manchester Goes Green - Green Summit 2020: doing things differently this year

We are delighted to announce that for a third consecutive year, GMCA will be hosting Green Summit 2020 – “Greater Manchester Goes Green”. 

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