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Report – The energy transition to energy democracy by REScoop
REScoop is the European federation for renewable energy cooperatives. They are currently a network of 1500 coops. Please go here to read their latest [...]
Report: What We Know about Local Authority Engagement in UK Energy Systems
A report published by UK Energy Research Centre, Energy Technologies Institute and The University of Edinburgh. [...]
Working for a Nuclear Free City
Nuclear Free Local Authorities began in Manchester with a declaration of the City Council on 5 November 1980 to work to eliminate the threat of nuclear [...]
Bradford Pit Project
  The Bradford Pit Project commemorates the colliery that used to stand on the site now occupied by SportCity and the Etihad Stadium. It was set up to [...]
MAPS made from our mapping session
These are the maps that our facilitator and mapper Emily Crompton made from the versions we made collectively in the mapping session. They are a [...]
The Great Energy Escape Symposium – 3 very interesting talks
As part of the Manchester Science Festival 2017, Carbon Co-op and Energy Democracy Greater Manchester ran the Great Energy Escape, an immersive game [...]
Ofgem warning to energy companies – Guardian Article > rms-radical-change-in-the-sector-is-inevitable
IPPR report on Community and Local Energy, June 2016
Manchester Electricity Department
Manchester Electricity Department at Victoria Arches
Exploring Manchester’s lost energy infrastructure. Quoted from a letter in the Manchester Evening News in 1960, Taken from Wikipedia: [...]