Event: Tues 25 June, Manchester. Commercial Buildings & Community Energy: Scaling up renewable energy delivery across the North West

Posted Posted in Climate Change, Community Energy, News, Research & Evaluation

This event will equip building owners and developers with the information needed to identify whether there are opportunities for community energy on their estate and how to develop successful partnerships with community energy organisations. To book your place visit Eventbrite Together we can deliver ambitious carbon-saving targets for our region. The event will cover: Delivering […]

Facilitating Greater Manchester’s Community Energy Action Plan

Posted Posted in Climate Change, Community Energy, Facilitation, Communications & Training, News

Quantum coordinated and faciliated a workshop to develop the Community Energy Action Plan for Greater Manchester and to write up the results into  the Action Plan for the COALESCCE project and a summary for the Green Summit 2019.  We devised the event format,recruited speakers, produced an event pack and carried out marketing and participant recruitment. […]

CLASP: Adaptation Risk Assessment Resource Pack

Posted Posted in Climate Change, Facilitation, Communications & Training

Quantum developed a resource pack to help Local Authorities to tackle climate change adaptation. It was developed over the last 6 months of 2010 in conjunction with 5 North West local authorities, whose experiences are shared to assist others. The pack provides information on how to conduct inclusive risk assessment workshops to incorporate climate risks […]

Cheshire & Warrington Local Economic Partnership

Posted Posted in Climate Change, Facilitation, Communications & Training

The effects of climate change are already being felt in Cheshire & Warrington through an increase in frequency of severe weather events such as intense rainfall, high winds and prolonged periods of ice and snow. At the same time such events also present opportunities for local companies to develop products and systems to combat the […]

Climate UK

Posted Posted in Climate Change

We sourced and researched case studies to illustrate the importance of climate adaptation for transport infrastructure for Climate UK’s report Creating and Managing Resilient Local Highways outlining how local authorities are planning for extreme weather and flooding in maintaining and investing in their transport infrastructure, and how they are involving the local community.

ENWORKS

Posted Posted in Climate Change

We investigated the environmental, economic and social impacts of four ERDF funded energy efficiency and renewable energy programmes in social housing in the North West. We interviewed local authorities, housing providers, procurement organisations, main and sub-contractors to learn key lessons about gaining the maximum benefits from such funded schemes. We examined what measures worked best […]

CLASP Member briefings & training

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We provided bespoke training sessions to North West local authority elected members on six key topics, along with written briefing packs: 1 Developing your Local Low Carbon, Green Economy for Enterprise and Jobs 2 Helping Households Save Energy – Delivering Social and Economic Opportunities 3 Local and Low Carbon Energy Opportunities 4 Assessing and Understanding […]