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Orkney Islands Council

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… pillars of strategic activity, Orkney will achieve further sustainable energy targets in reducing carbon emissions and reducing fuel poverty. It will sustain a secure supply of energy as we collectively transition to a low carbon economy. It will also deliver wider economic benefit and ensure Orkney is recognised as a world leader in providing innovative solutions today for tomorrow’s energy…

…, particularly for its agricultural vehicles and equipment and marine vessels, still needs to be recognised. It is therefore imperative that the security of energy supply is carefully considered as further transitional steps towards a low carbon economy are taken in Orkney. Although referenced as a Transport fuel, LNG represents a step towards lower carbon emissions by replacing heavy oil used…

…. • Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) has significantly lower carbon emissions to those of heavy marine oil and is a proven fuel with a good safety record. Orkney is strategically located for the market to consider LNG bunkering options with the added potential opportunity to develop a local market for LNG as a lower cost, lower emissions heating fuel. LNG is also considered a ‘transitional’ fuel towards…

… for business as a test-bed location for trialling and piloting novel transport systems and technologies. 3. A secure transition to renewable and carbon energy systems Orkney has been pioneering the transition to a low carbon economy for decades, with a history of world firsts providing a backstory that illustrates the collective ambition of the Islands community. The strategy recognises the recent…

… appropriate advice and will enable the following: • Opportunities for ‘Big Data’ and research. • Development of modelling tools for prediction, monitoring and assessment. • Addressing Fuel Poverty. • Improving energy efficiency. • Managing resources more efficiently (to achieve reduced carbon emissions). • Promoting and encouraging the trialling and uptake of new technologies. • Developing low…

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