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Durham County Council

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… efficiency grants nationally, working with landlords to improve quality and energy efficiency of buildings and supporting low carbon retrofit for off gas homes. The Council is developing a new Council House programme of 500 units, ensuring the buildings are designed with high levels of insulation and heated by air source heat pumps, powered, in part, by solar PV. This will ensure that heat demand…

… issues such as how homes will be heated, support for electric vehicles, nature restoration plans and plans to decarbonise industry. Further information on policy drivers can be found in the previous CERP. In light of this Durham County Council has revised improved on these targets in 2022. The new aim for Durham County Council’s operations, in addition to 80% real carbon reduction, is to also reach…

… fewer fossil fuel cars on our roads, or 25% reduction in car use. • 55,000 fewer domestic gas boilers, or equivalent reduction in heat demand. • 20% reduction in gas use in non-domestic buildings. • 20% reduction in emissions from grid electricity. • 10% increase in renewable electricity generation across the county. • 5% offset through sequestration works such as tree planting. The Council has its…

…). They are described in more detail in Appendix A: • 12% reduction in gas use in council buildings. • 20% reduction in business travel emissions. • 10% of fleet emissions reduced. • 6,000,000kWh of renewable electricity generated by DCC annually. The council’s net zero target can include offsetting or actual reduction to account for the emissions remaining after we’ve met our actual reduction goals…

… accessible for all. The use of heat pumps is steadily increasing following a government supported drive and subsidy scheme. Low Carbon Heat Networks provide heat to communities in County Durham. County Durham’s Aims for 2045 All gas and fossil fuel heating in homes, public buildings, and businesses has been removed and replaced with affordable low carbon alternatives. Key Challenges Heat…

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