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Wokingham Borough Council

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…. The report aims to provide a framework for aligning climate action at the local level with the CCC’s pathways for the UK, as well as recommendations for local, regional and national Governments aiming to remove barriers to delivering local climate action in the UK. Future Homes Standards The Government responded to a consultation on the Future Home Standards to ensure the ability for Local Plans…

… year, the UK Government has introduced more ambitious strategies to support the decarbonisation targets; while growing the economy and creating new, long-term green jobs. The Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy, The North Sea Transition Deal, The 10 Point Plan for a green industrial revolution, and The Energy White Paper aim to help the UK’s trajectory towards meeting the new sixth Carbon Budget…

… The recovery from the coronavirus has been framed as a green recovery by the UK government which has committed £11 billion of subsidies. The green recovery focuses on policies which will benefit the economy as well as the planet and will require reforms in several sectors. The UK public overwhelmingly supports a green recovery with nearly 75% saying that this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity…

…, the document which sets out a council’s planning policy, to set higher energy performance standards for all new homes. The government has set out plans to radically improve the energy performance of new homes, with low carbon heating and be zero carbon ready by 2025. These homes are expected to produce 75-80% lower carbon emissions compared to current levels. To ensure industry is ready to meet…

… the new standards by 2025, new homes will be expected to produce 31% lower carbon emissions from 2021. Existing homes will also be subject to higher standards – with a significant improvement on the standard for extensions, making homes warmer and reducing bills. Environment Bill Most of the UK’s environmental laws are derived from the EU environmental framework which is renowned as one…

North Somerset Council

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… for areas like procurement and human resources to make our services align with a low carbon future ● Training our staff and councillors in Carbon Literacy to ensure it is a high priority across the council ● Running a solar panel purchasing scheme for residents ● Utilising Green Homes Grants to insulate low-income homes ● Replacing streetlights with LEDs ● Funding energy efficiency

… of the actions within the Climate Emergency Action Plan. This includes bidding for government grants and other external funding, as well as assisting community groups and businesses to apply for funding. Some of the activities in the action plan will generate income or make savings. North Somerset Council Climate Emergency Action Plan 17 Current and future funding streams Public rights of way…

… the council’s own direct carbon footprint is just a small part of North Somerset’s total emissions, there are many reasons to tackle it as an urgent priority. The council can benefit from Government grants such as the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme. This can not only reduce emissions, but also demonstrate what is possible and stimulate the green economy. The council also has increasing…

… WECA Solar Together scheme 1,730 installations through Green Homes Grant, Local Authority Delivery (LAD2) LED streetlights Completion of streetlight upgrades: 18,000 streetlamps, saving 3,800 kWh and over 1,000 tonnes CO2e each year Cycle paths 57 miles of dedicated cycle and shared use paths EV charging 39 chargers installed by North Somerset Council to date 90 public chargers now…

available Staff salary sacrifice scheme set up for EV purchasing Cycle training 2,337 children received Bikeability training Ecosia search engine Over 500 trees planted through internet searches by council staff Housing retrofit 48 park homes and 50 Alliance Homes properties received home energy improvements Long grass 400,000 hectares left for pollinators Trees planted 30,000 trees planted…

Buckinghamshire Council

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… release issued on 6th December 2021: https://www.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/news/new-initiative-launched-to-help-householders-be-warmer-greener-and-save-on-fuel-bills-this-winter/ https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/green-homes-grant-local-authority-delivery-scheme-phase-2-funding-allocated-to-local-energy-hubs https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/green

… vehicles. Short Direct Control 2020 ORCS30 bid application 2020 £105k awarded for 32 additional electric vehicle charge points31 which will be installed by Autumn 2021. New cycle route section linking Waddesdon and 24/08/21 30 On-Street Residential Chargepoint Scheme. For more information, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/grants-for-local-authorities…

… of Long Enabling Change GHGLAD42 Phase 2 bid 22/03/21 £1,360,070 awarded for energy performance retrofits to approx. 130 eligible properties43 42 Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery Scheme. For more information, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/green-homes-grant-local-authority-delivery-scheme- phase-2-funding-allocated-to-local-energy-hubs 43 Press…

… The Council’s Emissions to Air Transport 23. Introduce annual staff and councillor travel surveys. Short Direct Control 17 ‘The Cycle to Work Scheme opens this month! Save 25-39% on a new bike for work’. Webinar hosted by Cyclescheme (the Council’s Cycle to Work partners) on Thursday 3 March at 11am. Main Document Reference Action Time- frame Sphere of Influence Activity…

…-to-provide-residential-on-street- chargepoints. 31 For more information, please visit: https://www.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/news/funding-boost-electric-vehicle-ownership/ https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/grants-for-local-authorities-to-provide-residential-on-street-chargepoints https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/grants-for-local-authorities-to-provide…

London Borough of Sutton

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… will continue to work with Transport for London to improve the public transport offer in Sutton, and walking and cycling routes. It will continue to lobby for Sutton Link to be funded and developed in the future. As well as transport, air pollution is caused by boilers and wood-burning stoves, emissions from construction sites and bonfires. The Council uses its planning powers to make sure new

… of open space in the borough, protecting areas rich in native biodiversity and increasing the amount of ‘green infrastructure’ in new developments.14 The government recently mandated ‘Biodiversity Net Gain’ for all local planning authorities in England, which means that all new planning applications should provide a ‘net gain’ in habitats through each development. This consists of identifying…

… particularly be a problem in places where people cannot easily reduce the temperature, for example because they are in hospital or live in a care home. The Council has an emergency planning role to make sure that timely advice is circulated. Planning powers can ensure buildings are not too hot to be habitable and have adequate ventilation. Trees and green spaces provide important ‘cooling…

… the car at home, taking reusable bags when shopping, growing your own food and saving water - small actions that, if we all do them, make a big difference. People rightly reminded us in the consultation that Sutton is just one borough and we need to work with our neighbouring boroughs and others to bring changes that extend beyond London. We will continue to push for action from the UK

government as well as governments internationally. Our efforts have already made a great start with unanimous agreement from councillors to remove single use plastics from council operations and contracts. We’ll be ambitious, innovative and involve everyone, helping people to live, work and study more sustainably. Each year we will report how the actions in this strategy are progressing. Councillor…

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority

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… sources and availability of funding for green opportunities (such as Green bonds or other instruments to accelerate housing retro�t, nature-based solutions and peat restoration) and develop an ambitious funding plan including the use of its borrowing powers. The CPCA should develop and lead a plan for engagement and behaviour change with local people and businesses. This should cover the need…

… and opportunities, including new jobs in low carbon industries, safer and more comfortable homes and workplaces with lower energy bills, better air quality and more greenspace and access to nature, improving our health and well-being. The Commission’s mission is to provide independent advice to local government, the broader public sector and business on setting and meeting carbon reduction targets…

… on the Government’s Hydrogen Advisory Council. She was a non-executive director of the Green Investment Bank, she led the King Review on decarbonising transport (2008), and was the UK’s Low Carbon Business Ambassador from 2008 – 2018. Richard Astle Chairman of Natural Cambridgeshire. Natural Cambridgeshire brings together businesses, local authorities, the health sector, farming, wildlife, and environmental…

… for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough and on preparing for climate change. We also make recommendations to central Government, for example on the important role that local authorities have to play in addressing climate change, and the additional devolved funding and powers that they need to be able to do this. Tackling the climate crisis requires large changes across our societies and economies, at local

… Ambassador on Climate Change, representing RIBA at COP21 in Paris and chairing their Sustainable Futures Group 2014-2017. Lynne has authored and chaired a number of policy review and research projects on building performance and sustainability for UK governments and others, including 'A Low Carbon Building Standards Strategy for Scotland'. Ben Szreter Ben Szreter is a Policy Advisor…

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council

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… administers central government funding to run the Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery Scheme in partnership with E.ON. If you have a combined gross annual household income of less than £30,000 and your home has an EPC rating of band D, E, F or G, you may qualify for a Green Homes Grant of up to £10,000. Further details of this and other schemes can be found on Page 37 26 28…

… by leveraging funding such as CERT and ECO to help improve the insulation of homes. Additionally promoting the Green-homes grant local authority delivery scheme. • These examples demonstrate some of the terrific, inspiring action from Tameside Council but we realise that there is still much more to do to meet the dual challenges of climate change and environmental protection across the borough…

…; Biodiversity Travel & Transport Homes, Workspaces & Council Buildings Reducing Consumption & Producing Sustainably Influencing Others BEIS UK government department; Business, Energy, Innovation and Skills Biodiversity The concentration of natural organisms in a given space – includes plants, animals and fungi Blue infrastructure Water-based environments such as rivers, streams…

… Authorities’ “Places for Everyone” sets guidance on Carbon & Energy – requiring all new homes and commercial/industrial buildings to be Net Zero by 2028. Tameside Council has begun to decarbonise the corporate estate and our electricity tariff is a green one. Additionally the Work Smart project is yielding savings as the estate is used in a more agile and efficient way. Tameside Council

… realising our collective, net-zero ambitions. By embracing a change in culture, we can succeed in making the dramatic shift towards a low carbon economy. It will not be easy. We must adopt real, root- and-branch change, where our pioneering spirit pushes us to leave behind old habits, embracing and even innovating new ways of living, travelling, learning, caring and working. The aspiration…

Cambridge City Council

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… 3 Completion date Target 2.5 Bidding for central government funding available for retrofitting energy efficiency measures to private homes, including future rounds of the Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery (LAD) scheme Environmen tal Services Environmen tal Projects Team Leader & Project Officer recruited from funding Cambridgeshir e…

… buildings Action Service Resources Milestone 1 Milestone 2 Milestone 3 Completion date Target 1.2 Bid for future central government funding and other green energy funding available for investments in energy efficiency and decarbonisation measures in the Council’s corporate buildings Various Council Services Corporate Energy Manager Identify and prepare…

… Completion date Target Target 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 Bid for future central government funding and other green energy funding available for investments in energy efficiency and decarbonisation measures in the Council’s corporate buildings Bid for future central government funding and other green energy funding available for investments in energy efficiency and decarbonisation measures…

Properties that are currently an EPC D or below. Can provide ktCO2 on completion of post EPCs. 2.2 Building 1000 new homes to Passivhaus standards (where technically feasible and subject to funding) and targeting net zero carbon standards for Council homes built from 2030 onwards. Housing Developme nt Agency Housing Developme nt Agency (HDA) project teams…

… cameras, template of advice for residents including signposting and images of properties 2023 For domestic projects (i.e. new homes, extensions and refurbishments ) 60% utilising Council building control teams OBJECTIVE 3: Reducing emissions from transport by promoting active travel and public transport, and encouraging a shift…

Gedling Borough Council

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… the uptake of energy efficiency technologies in commercial and domestic properties Set local efficiency standards for new homes in the Greater Nottingham Strategic Plan in line with the Future

… their income. As a council, we have been awarded £784,000 via the Greens Homes Grant to retrofit 95 properties with solid wall insulation and solar panels, targeting properties with an EPC rating of band D or lower. However, beyond this, we intend to support our residents to become more resource-efficient in terms of energy and water usage through the support and promotion of retrofitting schemes

…  Regularly review progress against the action plan, once developed and agreed  Assist the Climate Change Officer with prioritisation of actions (subject to the Council’s standard governance and decision-making procedures)  Seek out good practice and establish best practice amongst other Local Authorities, organisations and sectors as appropriate  Report to the Environment Committee on progress…

…- industrial levels, in 2019, the UK government, under guidance from the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) committed to net zero emissions by 2050 compared to 1990 levels. This requires significant abatement of greenhouse gas emissions across all sectors of the economy. Therefore, as the responsible body for areas that include local transport, buildings and waste disposal, local governments will play…

… tonnes CO2e). A transition to remote working therefore presents a major opportunity to reduce GBC’s operational emissions emerging out of lockdown. 2.3.3 Our performance so far Gedling Borough Council has been working collaboratively with other Nottinghamshire Local Authorities and the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership (the LEP) on the Climate Emergency Agenda through the Environmental…

South Cambridgeshire District Council

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… and encouraging home energy work, including exploring options for funding and delivering energy efficiency projects for our residents. ongoing Together with Cambridge City Council, we explored the possibility of entering a bid for the 1st phase of the government's Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery scheme but were unable to do so, due to various factors including that nearly all the Council's

… of the measures described and the funding implications. Completed. 2.1 A2 We will develop a four year programme of work on our Council homes to tackle the areas of highest priority. B4) Improve the energy efficiency of existing Council housing to reduce carbon impact and running costs 31-Mar-21 We have joined a major research study (the largest in the UK) into decarbonisation of homes, NetZero…

… in various other local authorities. We are looking at how we can develop our work in this area as part of our service planning for 2021-22, and will draw on the learning from the pilot schemes. There is a possibility of putting in a bid to the government's Private Rented Sector Enforcement and Compliance Competition for funding to support work under this theme. If a bid is made…

… to acquire homes with high EPC ratings. Where this is not the case, funds are set aside to upgrade the dwelling. Several properties had solar panels installed when Feed in Tariffs were available. The Company benefits from the feed in tariff and the tenant benefits from the free electricity. Fifteen boilers have been installed in the past 6 months, replacing obsolete inefficient units with new

housing stock have already been upgraded to a level which makes them ineligible for funding. We are currently investigating the possibility of entering bids for further government schemes, the details of which have recently been announced or are expected soon. We have continued to pursue opportunities as they have emerged. We have secured funding for work to privately owned park homes

Bracknell Forest Council

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… & Housing Hazel Hill / Cllr Birch no: of properties benefiting from funding 90 properties delivered from scheme 1A Up to 27 properties may benefit (Apr 21 - Dec 21) Dec-21 Up to £0.275Hazel Hill N/A Notified in Q4 that this additional funding should be available from Q1 21/22 Promote (& measure) grants/funds for energy efficiency and/or renewable energy at home Green

scheme). Funding energy efficiency and or renewable energy improvements in E,F,G fuel poverty homes. Community only impact Working with partners Climate Change Strategy People/Early Help & Communities/Welfare & Housing Hazel Hill / Cllr Birch no: of properties benefiting from funding Would commence Apr 21 120 properties set to benefit in 6 month grant period (Apr 21_Sep 21…

…%) are rated D or above. Promote (& measure) grants/funds for energy efficiency and/or renewable energy at home Warm Homes Grant up to £2.8M (converting BF homes to gas supplied heating) Community only impact Working with partners Climate Change Strategy People/Early Help & Communities/Welfare & Housing Hazel Hill / Cllr Birch no: of homes converting to gas Records began…

… Feb 21 residents benefitted from scheme. Approx spend £24,500 Promote (& measure) grants/funds for energy efficiency and/or renewable energy at home Green Homes Grant £900k (LAD 1A scheme). Funding energy efficiency and or renewable energy improvements in E,F,G fuel poverty homes. Community only impact Working with partners Climate Change Strategy People/Early Help &…

… bid (1B) for grant funding was unsuccessful. Promote (& measure) grants/funds for energy efficiency and/or renewable energy at home Green Homes Grant £275k Bid2(LAD 2 scheme). Funding energy efficiency and or renewable energy improvements in E,F,G fuel poverty homes. Community only impact Working with partners Climate Change Strategy People/Early Help & Communities/Welfare…

Cambridge City Council

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…. In December 2020, we led a successful £2 million Cambridgeshire-wide partnership bid to the Government’s new Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery (LAD) scheme, which will fund energy efficiency improvements to 278 properties including 66 Cambridge City Council homes. ● Promoting group-buying schemes, such as the Cambridgeshire-wide Solar Together scheme, which enables Cambridge residents…

…. For example: ● Retrofitting private homes in Cambridge to a net zero standard could cost around £1.75 billion, but to date Government has only allocated £2 billion funding for the whole UK for the Green Homes Grant. ● Government has announced that all new production cars will have to be electric by 2030, but many cars on the road will still be petrol or diesel long after this, so a much earlier…

… and public sector bodies such as councils, health and other education bodies). ● 31% - domestic sources (primarily heating, lighting and appliances in homes). 12 www.gov.uk/government/statistics/uk-local-authority-and-regional-carbon-dioxide-emissions-national-statistics-2005-to-2018 13 SCATTER was developed by BEIS, Nottingham City Council, the Greater Manchester Combined Authority…

…. ● Building 1000 new homes to Passivhaus standards (where technically feasible and subject to funding) and targeting net zero carbon standards for Council homes built from 2030 onwards. 1 Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), 2020, UK local authority and regional carbon dioxide emissions national statistics: 2005-2018 ● Bidding for funding to retrofit private homes

… Cambridge Local Plan to manage water-supply and flood risks and address potential overheating in new developments. ● Measures to increase water efficiency (including the potential use of communal rainwater harvesting/reuse schemes) and reduce overheating in new Council homes. ● Developing an Environmental Management System for the Environmental Services activity including reducing water…

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council

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… now working on finalising approach to new ECO4 scheme with view to promoting wider to residents and overlapping with other funding streams 2.14 Support delivery of the new government Green Homes Grant (GHG) within the borough including promotion via available channels Council/ Borough: Borough- wide Emissions Reduction: Medium Cost: Low (£) Funding Source: TBC Income…

… is promoting this through various channels, however, data on uptake is not yet available at a local authority level. The council has also worked to promote local installers/companies where possible, including attending the opening of UK Heat Pumps showroom and having them as part of Green Week 2.18 Work with Housing Associations to improve social housing stock Council/ Borough: Borough…

… 2.3 Ensure office and council operational buildings are used as efficiently as possible, and fit for the future as we work more flexibly Council/ Borough: Council Operations Emissions Reduction: Medium (Estimated at c. 180tCO2e) Cost: TBC Funding Source: Existing budgets Income Generation?: No Q4 2021 Completed Property & Assets Climate Change…

… are to be received by end of 2022. New actions 2.20 & 2.21 established for future works 2.8 Work with development partners to ensure new council commercial building development to be as energy efficient as a possible Council/ Borough: Council Operations and Borough- wide Emissions Reduction: High Cost: High (£££) Funding Source: TBC Income Generation?: TBC…

…: Medium Cost: Low (£) Funding Source: TBC Income Generation?: TBC Q2 2021 In Progress Environmental Health Climate Change and Sustainability team Plan developed. Ongoing monitoring of non-domestic EPC improvements Grants available (see below) also available to landlords to improve the energy efficiency of their properties. We are working with the Environment…

Woking Borough Council

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… and with the health sector and include it in the future development of a Health and Well-Being Action Plan for Woking. • All new residential and non-domestic buildings to be built to zero carbon standards from 2016 and 2019 respectively. • Work with partners to promote awareness of water efficiency amongst Woking residents. • Encourage residents to reduce consumption and consume local produce and use…

local services. • Continue to work with New Vision Homes in providing quality homes for residents that meet with frameworks such as the Housing Health and Safety Rating System. • Continue to work with New Vision Homes in delivering schemes that increase the well- being of residents in line with the New Economics Foundation’s Five Ways to Well- being. This includes connecting residents…

…-retired households, even after accounting for winter fuel payments (ONS report Household Energy Spending in the UK, 2002-12). Action Surrey has developed a programme of support to help vulnerable people in the community in order to enhance health and well-being through warm homes initiatives. By working with the care community through service providers and agencies, Action Surrey is providing…

… training for front line workers visiting vulnerable people in their homes to identify those eligible for support and assistance to tackle fuel poverty and to keep warm. Find out more at www.actionsurrey.org For water efficiency tips, check out http://www.woking.gov.uk/environment/climate/canyoudo/la21/t ips#water Local water companies also offer advise on using water efficiently: https…

… representation from the Woking Chamber of Trade and Commerce. • Promote local initiatives to encourage take up of advice and funding for sustainable travel plans (e.g. Travel SMART led by Surrey County Council – this concludes in March 2015). 24 lights and computer screens when not in use can assist in saving energy. Some companies may be required to report to Government

Bradford Metropolitan District Council

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… • Empty Property Loans • Empty Property Assistance We inspect privately rented accommodation proactively and reactively and assess homes for hazards including excess cold and excess heat. Landlords are required to comply with minimum standards. Enforcement action under Housing legislation or the Minimum Energy Efficiency Regulations can be taken for non compliance.. Markets – The new market…

… to the realisation of long-term strategic goals and will form a fundamental part of the 2040 conversation.  Working on key schemes and with investors to ensure the “greening” of new developments and infrastructure.  Supporting research and the development of a local evidence base to guide investment decisions. Making the case for change  Lobbying and positioning with Government and investors…

… as business rate relief. The costs to the Council for providing this will be recovered from Government. The Council’s Economic Development team is currently June 2020 13 supporting businesses to access the recovery grant assistance. Application forms and guidance can be accessed from the Invest in Bradford and main Council websites. Discussions are ongoing with WYCA regarding the funding

… Baseline Activity Baseline Indicative Activity and Achievements Adaptation FAS 2 flooding scheme particularly upper Aire catchment work Healthy streets £1m for healthy streets Shipley, we have a further ESIF bid in for a further £1m in the Climate call Highways schemes Canal Road, Hard Ings, Harrogate Road/New Line (using EU INTERREG funding to upscale) Horton Park: climate adaptation project…

…, those challenges are shared by organisations across all sectors and people in all communities. The Sustainable Development Action Plan sets out activities and actions that the Council, in partnership with Government, regional agencies, local businesses, organisations and communities, will take in 2020-21 to reduce the extent of climate change, adapt to its impact, promote and improve environmental…

Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council

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applications to deliv- er on the city's Net Zero commitment, with an immediate priority to stimulate economic growth and job retention and creation. PROGRESS UPDATE - Several funding applications progressed over the course of 2021 including Net Zero Innovation Fund, Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery programme, Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme, European…

application successful (c. £1.9m) for installation of external wall insulation/ heat pumps/solar PV to 175 owner occupied properties. NEXT STEPS - Prepare for upcoming grant funding op- portunities including Social Housing Decar- bonisation Fund. 1 2 3 4 5 E5 Engage with the private rented sector to ensure adherence with the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES) and support where…

… emissions each year. NEXT STEPS - Submit Net Zero schools grant funding applications to any future schools. Consider options to align Schools Capital Programme to Net Zero programmes. - Prepare for future rounds of grant funding through the Public Sector Decarbonisation Programme and other available funds. 2 3 4 5 1 E19 Ensure that all new buildings and major capital programmes embed low…

… bar is provided. To date, the following Priority Actions have been progressed to the greatest extent: • Priority Actions A16 and E18 - securing large sums of grant fund- ing thorugh the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS) and the Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery scheme. • Priority Action A21 - establishing a Citizen's Assembly at North of Tyne regional scale. • Priority…

… Regional Development Fund, among others. Funding applications have related to research programmes, domestic low carbon retrofits, public sector building retrofits, low carbon heat network expansion. NEXT STEPS - Continue to monitor upcoming funds, work to ensure local content in the delivery of the funds and drive forward Net Zero programme. 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 11 2 3 4 5 1 5 1…

Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council

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applications to deliv- er on the city's Net Zero commitment, with an immediate priority to stimulate economic growth and job retention and creation. PROGRESS UPDATE - Several funding applications progressed over the course of 2021 including Net Zero Innovation Fund, Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery programme, Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme, European…

application successful (c. £1.9m) for installation of external wall insulation/ heat pumps/solar PV to 175 owner occupied properties. NEXT STEPS - Prepare for upcoming grant funding op- portunities including Social Housing Decar- bonisation Fund. 1 2 3 4 5 E5 Engage with the private rented sector to ensure adherence with the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES) and support where…

… emissions each year. NEXT STEPS - Submit Net Zero schools grant funding applications to any future schools. Consider options to align Schools Capital Programme to Net Zero programmes. - Prepare for future rounds of grant funding through the Public Sector Decarbonisation Programme and other available funds. 2 3 4 5 1 E19 Ensure that all new buildings and major capital programmes embed low…

… bar is provided. To date, the following Priority Actions have been progressed to the greatest extent: • Priority Actions A16 and E18 - securing large sums of grant fund- ing thorugh the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS) and the Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery scheme. • Priority Action A21 - establishing a Citizen's Assembly at North of Tyne regional scale. • Priority…

… Regional Development Fund, among others. Funding applications have related to research programmes, domestic low carbon retrofits, public sector building retrofits, low carbon heat network expansion. NEXT STEPS - Continue to monitor upcoming funds, work to ensure local content in the delivery of the funds and drive forward Net Zero programme. 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 11 2 3 4 5 1 5 1…

London Borough of Newham

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…. 4. Newham council planning decisions all to support biodiversity, cleaner air, ‘greening’ as a central priority. All new buildings to initiate green standards. Support 91.2% Support 97% Support 94% 7 Theme 6 Buildings and Houses General Message: Take greater leadership and responsibility in how residential homes and businesses become more energy efficient. Specific Recommendations…

… and council recommendations. As a result they explored the potential for creating local energy coops and how local people could undertake group purchase of renewables. 30 Recommendation 3 Commence a solar panel scheme to reduce energy costs by making grants available for individuals, subsidies for commercial properties, and mandate it for new builds. 97% 3% The same narrative and debate about…

Council with residents will transform the environment to produce a greener, more pleasant, healthier place where people will want to live, work and settle. 6. Buildings and houses: Take greater leadership and responsibility in how residential homes and businesses become more energy efficient. The assembly also came up with some specific messages regarding accountability to citizens and the need…

available for individuals, subsidies for commercial properties, and mandate it for new builds. 4. Research new and cost effective technologies to draw on best practice from other places e.g. action to increase electric car use. Work with local universities and other boroughs to explore a variety of new actions that could be taken forward. Support 94% Support 88.3% Support 97% Support 97% Support…

site and being able to swiftly retrofit a mass of properties and not to do so incrementally. Whilst this was acknowledged as an expense for the council there were suggestions made that grants could be applied for to enable the realisation of the recommendation. Assembly members felt that many residents within Newham would not have the funds to be able to retrofit their homes even if they were…

Worcester City Council

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… opportunities to residents, such as the Green Homes Grant vouchers • Seek opportunities for city wide decarbonisation of heating through the use of hydrogen, seeking to capitalise on the local development of hydrogen boilers • Ensure that our private sector housing standards officers are fully trained to identify fuel poverty and are able to support residents to access funding for energy efficiency

…. All electricity used by buildings and operations is green. Staff are encouraged to consider their need for travel, with effective video conferencing facilities available. When travel is required, many staff walk or cycle to work, with others driving electric vehicles they have been able to purchase through a salary sacrifice scheme or the council’s own electric pool cars. Priorities…

…) • Work with local taxi operators to facilitate the transition to zero emission taxis and introduce a new licensing strategy to support this • Investigate support and incentives for employers to install electric vehicle chargepoints, electric bike schemes and implement active travel plans Return to ‘Finding your way’ page Carbon Neutral Worcester Worcester City Council's Environmental…

… • Number and usage of electric vehicle chargepoints • Walking and cycling rates and reported safety of walking and cycling around the city • Number of residents receiving funding towards energy efficiency measures (through the Green Homes Grant scheme, ECO or ECO flex) • Percentage of homes with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of E, F or G • Percentage of non domestic premises with EPC…

… and health conditions exacerbated Return to ‘Finding your way’ page Carbon Neutral Worcester Worcester City Council's Environmental Sustainability Strategy 2020 Residential Buildings We will: • Improve the knowledge of our housing stock to ensure best targeting of measures to reduce emissions from power and heating • Widely communicate and promote government initiatives and funding

Lewes District Council

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… Short Term Can be delivered using existing resources Mar-22 Climate change online training has been developed but needs reviewing prior to going live. amber E12 Work in collaboration with others to advertise the Governments Green Homes Grant and associated funding streams and retrofit schemes. Private sector housing can access funds to help retrofit and improve energy efficiency

… of the green homes grant scheme, and the facilitation of a community energy solar project. • With regards to our social housing stock we have completed the stock condition surveys and are currently analysing the data with our consultants. The council is continuing to progress the Decarbonising Our Housing Stock (DOHS) project by working with the Greater Brighton Economic Board, other local authority…

… will will be forthcoming over the next few months and installs will take place over the next year. We will work to promote key messages regionally and meet other LA officers on a regular basis to facilitate this. green E13 Work in collaboration with others to develop bids for the Local authority delivery strands of the Governments Green Homes Grant and associated funding streams Public and private…

… spreadsheet in Appendix 1 for more information of actions within each area. 61% of all actions are currently reported as green (including completions), 34% are amber and 5% (4 actions) are red. Energy & the built environment • The bulk of work it within this action area has focused on our social housing, the allocation of government grant funding through the local authority delivery aspect…

… resources TBA Housing Strategy needs to be developed. Currently observing Hasting Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards pilot. Funding and staffing will need to be provided if a simialr scheme is to be implemented in Lewes district. LAD2 & 3 is available for private sector landlords to participate in though uptake is likely to be low as landlord contribution is required. amber E5 Explore…

Norfolk County Council

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… zero 2050 commitment has yet to be clearly set out by Government, this strategy represents our own work in bringing together the varied ways we can employ our powers and influence towards a green future. The UK100 Network In 2022, we became a member of the UK100 Network. This is a group of local government leaders across the country sharing knowledge, collaborating, and petitioning the UK

… not be discouraged. Instead, we must work together to develop a comprehensive plan to reduce our carbon footprint, build resilience against the impacts of climate change and benefit from a green economy. As well as reducing the county council’s emissions, our goal must be to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across all sectors, including households, businesses, transport, agriculture, and waste. We must work

… acknowledges this. Equally, we have huge assets, from green energy to green tourism. We recognise the 03 importance of working with the private sector, other local authorities and regional partners to address shared challenges and opportunities and ensure a coordinated response to climate change. I am confident that this strategy provides a roadmap for building a more sustainable and resilient…

… and ways of working are quickly becoming the major drivers of growth nation-wide. It is vital that we try and capture this within Norfolk. Moreover, taking steps to tackle climate change is not simply about cutting carbon. It is also about making sure we have clean air in our towns and cities, accessible green spaces to enjoy, and warm, comfortable homes to live in. In this way, our work to tackle…

… of this sector. There are three dimensions to our approach to decarbonising Norfolk’s transport: supporting the switch to electric vehicles, improving the county’s public transport, and encouraging more sustainable and active travel. We are working hard to lever in government funding, with recent success in securing money to: • Bring 70 fully electric buses to Norwich in 2024 in partnership with First…

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