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).
Steve Johnson is the CEO of Electricity North West, a member of the Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub board and also sits on the Government’s Smart Grid Forum. Here, he talks to Mark Hillsdon about the role played by electricity generation in helping the region to meet its CO2 targets and how the North West’s love of innovation is supporting the fight against climate change.
Rachel Summerscales, the Centre Manager of Hulme Community Garden Centre, tells Alex Wharton about working with nature and balancing books in an interview for the GMLIP Realising the Potential of Community Hubs project.
Speaking in Manchester this week, cultural and environmental experts discussed the steps being taken by cultural organisations to cut their carbon emissions, as well as the potential held by The Arts to influence behaviour in this sector.