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Orkney Islands Council

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… policy and access to energy markets. Across all energy consumer levels - industry, public, commercial and community – Orkney is reliant on fossil fuels for heat, power and transport. Despite Orkney generating a large amount of electricity from renewable sources, according to national statistics 19% of Orkney’s carbon emissions can still be attributed to electricity consumption across end users…

… (domestic to industrial). This figure rises to nearly 50% when looking at domestic electricity use alone (BEIS, 2016). Figure 4 below gives an indication of Orkney’s carbon emissions by sector and how overall carbon emissions for energy use compare with wider figures across the UK. Figure 5 shows a cross-sectoral energy usage by fuel type in Orkney. Although, at times, Orkney generates much of its…

… the world looking to the hydrogen projects to provide them with solutions to their own energy needs. While it is impossible to look into the future with any certainty, Orkney will continue to influence the low carbon energy landscape of tomorrow by demonstrating that it is possible to deliver positive outcomes with technology that exists today.” Neil Kermode European Marine Energy Centre – Managing…

… a strategic direction to its energy ambitions. These three aims sought to: Ensure Orkney uses energy as efficiently as possible and has a secure and affordable energy supply to meet its future needs. Add value to Orkney’s renewable energy resources, for the benefit of the local economy and local communities, whilst minimising damage to the environment To reduce Orkney’s carbon footprint. In 2017…

energy strategy (2018)’ which outlines an aspiration to develop affordable, clean and secure energy system in which hydrogen technologies can provide significant advantages for rural communities. In 2009 the community in Orkney published the Sustainable Orkney Energy Strategy defining three overarching aim to bring a strategic direction to its energy ambitions. Ensure Orkney uses energy


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