Moss Community Energy is run by an enthusiastic group of local volunteers from Salford, with support from climate change charity 10:10. We are a friendly group from many different backgrounds who all firmly believe in generating clean renewable energy and tackling fuel poverty.
Sheila has lived in Irlam for thirty three years. Sheila is involved in numerous community initiatives, and is Chair of the Cadishead Tenants and Residents Association. Sheila got involved in Moss Community Energy because she is part of the local anti-fracking movement and now wants to bring renewable solutions to her community. She is one of the founding members of the Moss Community Energy BenCom.
David has lived in Manchester for seven years. He is working for national climate change charity 10:10 to support Moss Community Energy, and is involved in a number of environmental and social justice campaigns in Manchester. He is passionate about communities being given the opportunity to make their own decisions about their future. He is Moss Community Energy’s co-ordinator and secretary.
Sandra has lived in Eccles for sixteen years. She is involved in many community and Church initiatives, particularly relating to affordable public transport. Sandra joined Moss Community Energy because she wants to do something about the people in her community who struggle to keep warm, and she is anti-fracking. Sandra is one of the founding members of the Moss Community Energy BenCom.
Martin has lived in Irlam for three years. He is a physicist and electrical engineer. He got involved in Moss Community Energy because he wants to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Martin is one of the founding members of Moss Community Energy BenCom, and loves scoping out suitable solar roofs for the group.
Frankie is originally from Greece, but has lived in the Salford for the last five years. He works at The Co-operative Bank. He got involved in Moss Community Energy because he wants to help the environment whilst helping people. At Moss Community Energy he is involved with the financial modelling.
Aneaka has lived in the Manchester for five years. She works as a researcher for toxic remnants of war projects. She got involved in Moss Community Energy because she believes that communities should take back the power in order to tackle fuel poverty and climate change. Aneaka is one of the directors of the Moss Community Energy BenCom.
David has lived in Irlam for fifteen years. He is a Chartered Building Engineer, and is passionate about designing and building affordable energy efficient homes. He got involved in Moss Community Energy because he wanted to take action to tackle climate change. At Moss Community Energy he is involved with the planning and technical issues.
Mike has lived in Oldsall for sixteen years. He is a community development worker who has helped the Manchester and Greater Manchester Communities set up a number of workers’ co-ops, housing co-ops, and credit unions. He got involved in Moss Community Energy because he is concerned about climate change, and hopes that the community energy model can spread across Greater Manchester. At Moss Community Energy he is involved with developing the group structure and business planning.
We meet up a couple of times per month to plan and work towards our goals and we are always keen to welcome more people to get involved. We are particularly interested in welcoming new group members with legal, accountancy and surveying expertise. Contact us for details of our next meeting.