Community Renewables Finance School : Inspiring Communities

Carbon Co-op Community Renewables Finance School

Title: Community Renewables Finance School : Inspiring Communities – engagement and planning
Location: MadLab
Description: This winter, Carbon Co-op and Carbon Leapfrog are running a series of masterclass sessions, practical, how-to guides for people interested in low carbon projects that will transform their communities and their environment.
Each session features advice from a panel of professional experts form the North West and the City of London. The emphasis of the programme is on sharing knowledge and experience and on practical solutions.
Start Time: 10:30
Date: 2010-11-24
End Time: 16:00

Do you dream of a small scale hydro project or wind turbine where you live, but don’t know where to start? Is your community building crying out for a biomass boiler or a set of solar panels? Have you heard about feed in tariffs, heat incentives and paybacks and wondered whether your voluntary organisation could benefit?

Inspiring Communities – engagement and planning

Featuring a series of case studies, identifying key pitfalls and looking at monitoring. Featuring: getting going, communications, footprinting and engagement, renewables assessments, finance planning for communities and legal structures.

How to book

Places are free but limited and demand is high.
To book a place email or call 0161 408 6492. You can book on one or all sessions. Lunch is provided.

To confirm your place we require a returnable cheque for £40 dated after 8th December 2010 and made out to Carbon Co-op as a deposit. When you attend the workshop the cheque will be returned to you.


A limited number of travel bursaries are available to subsidise travel from outside the Greater Manchester region. Contact us for more information.

More information and the latest information on experts:

Cabon Co-op
Carbon Leapfrog