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Royal Borough of Greenwich

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… DR AF T 4 Greenwich Carbon Neutral Plan 2021- 2030 9 Emissions from council-owned buildings, excluding council housing, have fallen by around 28% between financial years 2016/17 and 2019/20, and are estimated at 27 kilo-tonnes CO 2 e. This is mostly because electricity production now produces less carbon per unit of electricity, due to the increased share of renewables…

… and the replacement of coal fired power stations with gas fired power stations. Energy use per building has also fallen by a small amount. Emissions from heat and electricity used in homes owned by the council are not included in the above but are significantly larger than the council’s operational footprint. In 2019, these emissions were 9% of the total borough’s emissions (65 kilo-tonnes CO 2 e…

…). For this reason, actions to reduce emissions from council housing are an important part of the carbon neutral plan. 33% 11% 56% Schools Street lighting and other Corporate buildings and Sheltered Homes Figure 2 The Council’s buildings emissions in 2019 2.3 The Council’s own greenhouse gas emissions Box 2: Measuring Emissions – Scopes 1, 2 and 3 The emissions directly arising in the borough…

… and developing the ability to take bolder action. In developing this Plan, we are building on our achievements since the Greener Greenwich Strategy came into place. These include delivering zero emissions Council Housing; piloting new technologies in Council Housing; and deploying increasing numbers of electric vehicle chargers. We are scaling up our ambition to develop new policies and projects…

… DR AF T 4 Figure 3 Baseline and projected CO 2 emissions in Greenwich Graphic to be redesigned This includes spending on heating system conversions and energy efficiency improvement works on housing (approximately £350m for Council housing only) and other buildings (approximately £25m for public sector buildings), electric and low emissions vehicles along with vehicle charging…

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