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Three Rivers District Council

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…, community groups, voluntary organisations and partners. The Strategy will embed the climate and ecological emergencies into the culture and decision making of the Council, reduce carbon emissions through regular measurement, minimise energy consumption and promote a transition to renewable energy. It will also enable and encourage sustainable modes of travel to reduce reliance on carbon-fuelled…

… 80,000 car journeys annually (saving an estimated 40% of carbon emissions with the same journeys made by a small car). Since 2020 we have: • Secured Green Homes Grant funding to alleviate fuel poverty by improving energy efficiency in over 100 dwellings across the District. • Helped residents recycle 64.1% of their waste – the highest proportion of waste recycled, composted or reused…

… and power plants (CHP). Renewable energy projects can generate lasting cost and carbon savings, and protect against future energy price rises. They can also deliver broader social objectives such as ensuring security of supply and addressing fuel poverty. In the next 15 years, the energy demand of the country is expected to be the same or marginally decrease15. In order to meet future energy

needs and our net-zero emissions commitment before 2045, a significant amount of alternative sources will need to be deployed within Three Rivers District. Objectives: • Regularly monitor and review Council and District energy-related emissions to inform decision-making in achieving the net-zero targets. • Assess options for decentralised renewable energy generation within council…

… Homes Standard by 2025 to ensure new build homes are future-proofed with low carbon heating and exceptional levels of energy efficiency. • Expect all proposals for development to be designed sensitively to build in resilience to extreme weather events by managing flood risk, enhancing the Green and Blue Infrastructure Network, and optimising passive solar gain, whilst reducing…


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