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

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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.

Oldham Team Awards

Oldham Council has been named the North West’s energy efficiency Council of the Year

A number of accolades came to Oldham for the innovative work being carried out across the borough.

Oldham study shows warm homes lead to better health and NHS savings

The Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR) at Sheffield Hallam University has recently released a review of the benefits to health and wellbeing from the Warm Homes Oldham scheme.

Greater Manchester Home Energy Conservation Act Report 2017-2019

Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has this week published its Home Energy Conservation Act report for 2017-2019.

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. 

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