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Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

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… Council operations and concerns where energy comes from (i.e. the use of non-renewables vs renewables), how efficiently energy is used (such as the energy efficiency of physical capital) and personal behaviours. Potential actions could include investing into energy efficiency improvements of operational buildings and using (and potentially generating) renewable energy, and targeting energy usage

… behaviours. Such measures will typically necessitate some financial investment however will generally lead to medium and long term cost savings for the Council as well as stimulation of sustainability and renewable energy markets, and job creation within these. 6.6.2 The Council has already been improving efficiency of its energy usage, most recently improving the energy efficiency of street lighting…

efficiency standards (e.g. EPC of A or B) . 6.7.5 Whilst it is more financially viable to build energy efficiency into new housing, according to ONS projections in 2041 83% of housing will have been built before 2016 which will require retrofitting to cut domestic emissions in line with national net zero goals. The Council would be keen to work with national government to determine the feasibility…

… years. It is recognised that some of the proposed actions will require further investment and support from national government. 3.3 However many of the proposed actions will, over time, result in savings for the Council through introducing more efficient energy supply and usage. In addition many of the actions will contribute to the well-being of Rotherham residents by reducing energy costs…

… and monitoring of actions. 5.5 Scale of the challenge Since 2012, the Council has actively reduced energy consumption and CO2 emissions in operational buildings and street lighting. Audited annual reports show a reduction of 51.98% since the 2014/15 reporting period. Based on 2018/19 emissions (7005 tonnes of CO2) from operational buildings and street lighting, the Council would need to reduce CO2…


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