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

Householder with air source heat pump

New technology home heating trails proving a success in GM

Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) is working with Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation (NEDO) on one of the most significant heat pump trials in the UK for domestic homes. 

Parrswood High School roof

Manchester Matters – Parrs Wood High School solar power project

Pupils at Parrs Wood High School are learning about the role renewable energy plays in helping to reduce climate change – with the help of one of the largest solar energy systems at any school in the UK. 

£4m technology hub for Manchester SMEs launched

A £4 million technology hub for Manchester companies to create the next generation of carbon-neutral hydrogen fuel cells is being launched at Manchester Metropolitan University.

The Manchester Fuel Cell Innovation Centre (MFCIC) will house the latest equipment for SMEs to develop hydrogen fuel cells to create green and emission-free energy, powering everything from our homes to our cars.

Scout Moor Wind Farm, Rochdale

A sustainability snapshot of Greater Manchester

From Cottonopolis to an envisioned, thriving sustainable city: Greater Manchester has always dared to pioneer new innovation and technology.   

Irlam Primary School pupils and Salford City Mayor

Sunshine on a rainy day as Irlam solar scheme is launched

The dark winter nights may be drawing in, but there was a ray of sunshine at the launch of a community solar scheme for two Salford schools.

Salford Quays

Climate change and low emissions pathway mapped out for Greater Manchester

In the month that the momentous Paris Agreement came into force, Greater Manchester has mapped out the region’s pathway to achieve its low carbon targets for 2020, with the publication of the GM Climate Change and Low Emission Implementation Plan.     

Marrakech skyline

COP 22 – The Marrakech Climate Change Conference of Action

At this year's World Climate Change Conference, COP22, the groundbraking Paris Agreement was ratified.

EON Boiler Man

Help to freeze out cold homes this winter

Greater Manchester’s leaders want to help freeze out cold homes this winter. 

Media City bridge at night

Heat Networks Investment Project Consultation: Government Response

The Government has recently published its response to the ‘Heat Networks Investment Project Consultation'.   The document is a Government Response to the consultation that was published in June 2016, on the design and management of the Heat Network Investment Project (”the Project” or “HNIP”).

Greater Manchester's Green Deal Communities Programme 2016 – On Film

Watch and share our exclusive film about how Greater Manchester residents have benefitted from the award-winning Green Deal Communities Programme.

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