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

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.

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.

Springboard - Andy Burnham & Cllr Alex Ganotis

Greater Manchester’s Springboard to a Green City Region

Ambitious plans to make Greater Manchester one of the leading green city-regions in the UK and Europe were approved on 27 July 2018.

Big Clean Energy Switcher

Fancy Saving Some Money and Helping to Save The Planet Too?

Sounds too good to be true but it’s not! Greater Manchester Combined Authority have a pioneering green energy campaign: The GM Big Clean Switch Campaign: www.bigcleanswitch.org/gm
This campaign can help you save money by switching your fuel tariff to a renewable energy tariff, it doesn’t take long to do it either!

Jean Jones Keepmoat Homes

Warm Homes Oldham helping residents save energy and money

The Warm Homes Oldham scheme is an award winning free service for Oldham residents, providing advice, support and energy saving measures to residents that are struggling to pay their energy bills and to heat their homes.

Prestigious award win for GM Smart Communities (NEDO)

A joint project between GMCA and Japan’s New Energy Development Organisation (NEDO) has won the national CIBSE Award for best collaborative project.

Greater Manchester’s Natural Capital Annual Conference 2018

Over 70 delegates attended Greater Manchester’s Natural Capital Annual Conference to discuss the opportunities and benefits around connecting people with nature.

Greater Manchester homes getting ‘smarter’ with Japanese Government

The Greater Manchester Smart Communities project team, including chiefs from GMCA and the Japanese Government, presented their final report and recommendations at The Public Sector Show on 21 November.

Solarplicity installation

Solar power deal will lower social tenants' energy bills

Solar panels are to be installed in 800,000 low-income homes across England and Wales over the next five years, as part of a new government scheme.

Tree inside lightbulb

Multi-million pound fund to make Greater Manchester a greener city-region

Mayor Andy Burnham has unveiled a £21m European Regional Development fund as part of plans to make Greater Manchester a world-leading green city-region.

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