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Orkney Islands Council

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… Foreword Our Orkney Islands Council (the Council) is committed to reducing Carbon emissions and this is demonstrated in ‘Wur Plan’ The Council Plan 2013-2018, priority four which is focussed on achieving a Low Carbon economy. Reducing carbon emissions is a key priority for all local authorities. As the Council, harbour authority and deliverer of lifeline services we are in an important position…

… by supporting householders as well as demonstrating leadership as a landlord and adding low carbon housing improvements projects on its housing estate to this carbon management programme. Collaboration with partners is important and the Council is involved in a range of innovative carbon reducing projects like the Surf and Turf Hydrogen Project; local wind turbine developments and as a partner…

… aims to ensure energy efficiency; win the ‘hearts and minds’ of our staff and community and implementing best practice in our new build and refurbishment programmes, we will benefit environmentally and financially from our progression towards a low carbon operation Alistair Buchan Chief Executive Orkney Islands Council Page 4 1733 Orkney Islands Council Carbon Management

… realistic targets to progress to a low carbon operation into the Council’s Carbon Management Programme 2016-2026. Strategy Timescale The timescale envisaged for the implementation of the Carbon Management Programme is ten years, but the programme will be run as a five year rolling plan with annual reviews. It is vital that carbon minimisation projects are built into the day to day operations…

… rates; improve our buildings and reduce electricity and energy consumption. The schools estate accounts for the largest proportion of our buildings and energy costs and awareness of good practice energy use is vital in achieving our overall goals. By transitioning to a low carbon operation, we aim to make ourselves more resilient from the uncertainty in energy price and availability…


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