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.

55 projects

South Ayrshire Council

ARA Lighting (Street Lighting) (2016)

LED street lighting replacement program - area wide

Funding source
CEEF
Lifespan
25 years
Emission source
Grid Electricity
Emissions saved
46.6 tCO2e per year
Capital cost
£87,075
Annual savings
£11,192
South Ayrshire Council

A79 Airport Loop Road streetlighting (2015)

Funding source
SAC Revenue
Lifespan
15 years
Emission source
Grid Electricity
Emissions saved
44 tCO2e per year
Capital cost
£33,348
Annual savings
£10,263
South Ayrshire Council

Ayr - Castlehill Road/Dalmellington Road streetlighting (2015)

Funding source
SAC Revenue
Lifespan
15 years
Emission source
Grid Electricity
Emissions saved
39 tCO2e per year
Capital cost
£36,464
Annual savings
£9,178
South Ayrshire Council

Increased organic food waste collection and composting at small locations in Council estate (2015)

Funding source
SAC Revenue
Lifespan
5 years
Emission source
Refuse Commercial & Industrial to Landfill
Emissions saved
30 tCO2e per year
Capital cost
£1,000
Annual savings
£17,550
South Ayrshire Council

Ayr - Maybole Road/St Leonards Road streetlighting (2015)

Funding source
SAC Revenue
Lifespan
15 years
Emission source
Grid Electricity
Emissions saved
27 tCO2e per year
Capital cost
£30,482
Annual savings
£6,419
South Ayrshire Council

Citadel – voltage optimisation (2015)

Funding source
SAC Revenue
Lifespan
10 years
Emission source
Grid Electricity
Emissions saved
29 tCO2e per year
Capital cost
£24,500
Annual savings
£7,250
South Ayrshire Council

Kyle Academy re-roofing (2015)

The new roof covering has a higher level of insulation than the original, so there are some savings to be shown.

Funding source
SAC Revenue
Lifespan
20 years
Emission source
Natural Gas
Emissions saved
16 tCO2e per year
Capital cost
£267,000
Annual savings
£2,995
South Ayrshire Council

Girvan Primary School – window replacement (2015)

Funding source
SAC Revenue
Lifespan
20 years
Emission source
Natural Gas
Emissions saved
12 tCO2e per year
Capital cost
£194,000
Annual savings
£2,174
South Ayrshire Council

A70 Coylton streetlighting (2015)

Funding source
SAC Revenue
Lifespan
15 years
Emission source
Grid Electricity
Emissions saved
8 tCO2e per year
Capital cost
£15,057
Annual savings
£1,757
South Ayrshire Council

Girvan streetlighting (2015)

Funding source
SAC Revenue
Lifespan
15 years
Emission source
Grid Electricity
Emissions saved
8 tCO2e per year
Capital cost
£14,651
Annual savings
£1,918
South Ayrshire Council

Crematorium Heat Reclaim (2017)

Funding source
CEEF and capital
Lifespan
20 years
Emission source
Natural Gas
Emissions saved
20 tCO2e per year
Capital cost
£86,000
Annual savings
£6,780
South Ayrshire Council

Ventilation Heat Recovery Citadel (2017)

Operating cost is annual service and labour cost of filter replacement

Funding source
SALIX
Lifespan
20 years
Emission source
Natural Gas
Emissions saved
610 tCO2e per year
Capital cost
£206,000
Annual cost
£1,500
Annual savings
£45,000
South Ayrshire Council

Lighting replacement Citadel (2017)

£1200 saving due to reduced maintenance requirements

Funding source
SALIX
Lifespan
20 years
Emission source
Grid Electricity
Emissions saved
40 tCO2e per year
Capital cost
£20,519
Annual savings
£8,636
South Ayrshire Council

Overmills, dining room lighting (2017)

£400 saving due to reduced maintenance requirements

Funding source
SALIX
Lifespan
20 years
Emission source
Grid Electricity
Emissions saved
3 tCO2e per year
Capital cost
£5,500
South Ayrshire Council

Hot water optimisers (phase 2) (2017)

Funding source
SALIX
Lifespan
20 years
Emission source
Natural Gas
Emissions saved
88 tCO2e per year
Capital cost
£77,000
South Ayrshire Council

Replacement BMS controller Citadel (2017)

Funding source
CEEF
Lifespan
10 years
Emission source
Natural Gas
Emissions saved
10 tCO2e per year
Capital cost
£9,515
South Ayrshire Council

Boiler replacement at Girvan PS (2017)

Additional operational costs resulting from the new installation are included in the total project cost. Saving figures were estimated using boilers efficiency rating compared to previous models. Continued monitoring will generate more accurate figures.

Funding source
capital
Lifespan
20 years
Emission source
Natural Gas
Emissions saved
62.3 tCO2e per year
Capital cost
£220,000
Annual savings
£7,006
South Ayrshire Council

Boiler replacement at Wallacetown PS (2017)

Additional operational costs resulting from the new installation are included in the total project cost. Saving figures were estimated using boilers efficiency rating compared to previous models. Continued monitoring will generate more accurate figures.

Funding source
capital
Lifespan
20 years
Emission source
Natural Gas
Emissions saved
9.2 tCO2e per year
Capital cost
£70,000
Annual savings
£1,039
South Ayrshire Council

Boiler replacement at Troon municipal buildings (2017)

Additional operational costs resulting from the new installation are included in the total project cost. Saving figures were estimated using boilers efficiency rating compared to previous models. Continued monitoring will generate more accurate figures.

Funding source
capital
Lifespan
20 years
Emission source
Natural Gas
Emissions saved
37.8 tCO2e per year
Capital cost
£180,000
Annual savings
£4,252
South Ayrshire Council

Boiler replacement at Troon PS (2018)

Funding source
Capital
Lifespan
20 years
Emission source
Natural Gas
Emissions saved
18 tCO2e per year
Capital cost
£147,442
Annual savings
£1,777
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