Greater Manchester Green City Region. Creating a greener, greater city region differently

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Greater Manchester Green Summit 2019 - Five years in seven hours

In 2018 at the end of the first Greater Manchester Green Summit, Andy Burnham promised the 700+ audience that there would be a second Green Summit, this would launch the region’s pathway to become carbon-neutral.  This summit would be bigger, more focused and more inclusive, welcoming more people through the doors to be part of the big plan.

Mayor of Greater Manchester Green Summit

Mayor of Greater Manchester to announce date for a zero-carbon GM

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has today announced the date for a landmark Green Summit next year.  

Local Area Energy Planning: Supporting clean growth and low carbon transition

In a project delivered for the Energy Technologies Institute, Energy Systems Catapult has designed a planning framework to help local government, energy networks and other key local stakeholders prepare for a low carbon future in a cost-efficient and strategic way.

City of Trees window @Patagonia

Manchester raises the bar with new carbon target

Manchester City Council has today announced its plan to bring forward its ambition to become a zero carbon city by twelve years, with a revised target of 2038.

Vertogen, Bury

Wind turbine innovator looks to generate investment

A Bury company with a unique vertical wind turbine designed and manufactured entirely in the North West is working with specialists to find investment and bring its design to market.

Manchester Met John Dalton Building Exterior

Manchester Met represents the North West in European green energy project

Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking - a €1.4 billion programme supporting green energy research and innovation across Europe - has published a major report, with Manchester Metropolitan University representing the entire North West region of England.

Warm Homes - Anne Lord

GMCA central heating scheme lowering energy bills

Our long, hot summer seems like a distant memory and with temperatures dropping a GMCA-backed scheme is helping homes get ready for winter.

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Major brands pledge to make Greater Manchester's green city vision a reality

Some of the largest companies in Greater Manchester have pledged to ramp up their environmental commitments following discussions with mayor Andy Burnham.

Village Greens Community Co-op

Good for business: How switching to clean electricity could benefit your organisation

Here’s a crazy fact… Despite most people supporting the use of clean energy to power homes and businesses, hardly any of us have actually switched to a renewable electricity tariff.

EV Wind Farm Electricity North West

As a £1.5bn investment into electric vehicle infrastructure is announced, new research reveals only 2% of Brits currently own one

A lack of understanding of and misconceptions around electric vehicles prove the major barriers to purchase.

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