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. […]

Burneside Community Energy

Posted Posted in Community Energy, Facilitation, Communications & Training

  Development of a plan to install a renewable energy based low temperature district heat network and integrated private wire supply for new homes in Burneside, owned and operated by Burneside Community Energy. Applying for social finance to deliver this £4m+ scheme. Ongoing management of the next phase of the project: detailed design and financial […]

Community Energy Innovation Toolkit

Posted Posted in Community Energy

Greater Manchester’s Low Carbon Hub have launched a community energy innovation project. Funded by DBEIS and supported by Oldham Council, the project has awarded four community energy groups grant funding to develop innovative ideas for sustainable community energy business models to give the sector a boost in the wake of cuts to the Feed In […]

Community Energy: new report out

Posted Posted in Community Energy

Our new report for Community Energy England shows that community energy organisations generate much more than renewable energy. Our survey of 80 community energy organisations proves the wider benefits they deliver. This evidence makes the case for an exception in the DECC’s proposed FITs changes, and provides strong support for the #keepfits campaign to enable […]