Emissions reduction projects

Local authorities in Scotland are required to publish yearly data on their compliance with their climate change duties – including the emissions reduction projects they are undertaking.

27 projects

North Ayrshire Council

District Heating Scheme Pilot (2015)

The feasibility study for a pilot district heating scheme has been carried out. This is the first stage of planning for the scheme which, if approved aims to save over 2500tones CO2 over 40years and help to alleviate fuel poverty.

Funding source
Capital and match funding from Resource Efficient Scotland
Emission source
Grid Electricity
Capital cost
£30,000
North Ayrshire Council

Non Domestic Energy Efficiency Programme (2015)

This project is being developed for 14 properties, and will require board level approval. The first year of full savings expected to be achieved in 2018/19 and will achieve savings in both electricity and gas.

Funding source
Capital
Emission source
Natural Gas
Emissions saved
400 tCO2e per year
Capital cost
£1,000,000
Annual savings
£100,000
North Ayrshire Council

Solar PV on 500 Domestic Properties (2015)

The financial saving is for the tenant only, the Council does not make a financial saving in this proposal. The proposal has yet to be approved by Council Members.

Funding source
HRA
Lifespan
20 years
Emission source
Grid Electricity
Emissions saved
267 tCO2e per year
Capital cost
£2,200,000
Annual cost
£960,000
Annual savings
£18,500
North Ayrshire Council

Circosense (2017)

Funding source
CEEF
Lifespan
20 years
Emission source
Natural Gas
Emissions saved
2 tCO2e per year
Capital cost
£180,600
Annual savings
£575
North Ayrshire Council

NDEE project (2018)

The Council are in the measurement and verification stage of the NDEE project and although we have seen energy savings already, these are in the process of being verified by an external body.

Funding source
Salex
Lifespan
2 years
Emission source
Grid Electricity
Emissions saved
2,376 tCO2e per year
Capital cost
£900,000
Annual savings
£90,000
North Ayrshire Council

NDEE framework (2019)

The Council has finalised some of the measurement and verification stage of the NDEE project, with some M&V periods extended into 2020.

Funding source
Salix Funding
Lifespan
2 years
Emission source
Grid Electricity (generation)
Emissions saved
2,376 tCO2e per year
Capital cost
£900,000
Annual savings
£90,000
North Ayrshire Council

NDEE funding (2020)

The Council has finalised most of the measurement and verification stage of the NDEE project, with some M&V periods extended into 2021. NAC recognises the merit of a carbon project register, am action written in to the third ESCCS, in order to achieve the 2030 target of becoming net zero carbon.

Funding source
Salix Funding
Lifespan
2 years
Emission source
Grid Electricity (generation)
Emissions saved
2,376 tCO2e per year
Capital cost
£900,000
Annual savings
£90,000
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