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

Image courtesy of Flickr user Joshua Poh

Time to disinvest?

The lecture halls may have fallen silent, and students disappeared for their summer holidays, but there is still a lot of deep thinking being done in the corridors of power at the University of Manchester (UoM).

Greening Bolton

Three new and ambitious initiatives are, in their different ways, helping to bring a new green tinge to Bolton.

A growing heat network in Greater Manchester

Six new studies into the feasibility of developing heat networks across Greater Manchester have been given the go ahead, after receiving funding from the Government’s Heat Networks Delivery Unit (HNDU).

Q&A: Steve Johnson, Electricity North West

Steve Johnson, CEO of Electricity North West, talks to Mark Hillsdon about electricity generation and how the North West’s love of innovation is supporting the fight against climate change.

'Winter Hill, Lancashire' by Flickr user Robert Wade

Natural Capital

Anne Selby talks to Mark Hillsdon about improving the city region's natural environment through partnership working.

'Corridor010101', Manchester Corridor

Manchester – the smart city

Manchester has provisionally been awarded a share of a €24 million pot as part of a unique ‘Lighthouse Project’ to demonstrate cutting edge green technologies. 

Installation begins for Rochdale solar array

Rochdale embraces a new solar future

Mark Hillsdon reports on Rochdale's transformation of a waste disposal site into a solar farm.

Solar facade via Wikimedia Commons user Hanjin

Steering growth for the green economy

Mark Hillsdon talks to Pro-Manchester's Green Economy Group about their plans to support the city's move towards a low carbon economy.

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