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North Somerset Council

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… a partnership with commercial or public sector partners.1 There are a number of community energy companies in North Somerset which aim to help local communities reduce energy costs and use surplus income from their energy systems to fund local energy consumption reduction projects.Locking Parklands community. Photo provided by Alliance Homes North Somerset Council Climate Emergency Action Plan 15…

energy efficiency audits are starting to take place and should save almost 200 tonnes CO2e and upwards of £60,000 in energy costs each year. The Community Renewal Fund is being used to produce decarbonisation plans for 30 public buildings – including the Town Hall, leisure centres, libraries, schools and children’s centres. These plans can be used to inform future work and access future…

… of the issues we face and the actions available to us to reduce emissions. What have we been doing to enable change and reduce emissions? ● Auditing our buildings to prepare for energy efficiency improvements ● Working with neighbouring authorities to produce region-wide low-carbon transport approaches ● Reviewing planning policies as part of the Local Plan update ● Updating internal policies…

… for areas like procurement and human resources to make our services align with a low carbon future ● Training our staff and councillors in Carbon Literacy to ensure it is a high priority across the council ● Running a solar panel purchasing scheme for residents ● Utilising Green Homes Grants to insulate low-income homes ● Replacing streetlights with LEDs ● Funding energy efficiency

… of the sale of new petrol and diesel cars in the UK by 2030. Future Homes Standards – the government has set out plans to radically improve the energy performance of new homes, with low carbon heating and being zero carbon-ready by 2025. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment report – shows that human activity is unequivocally driving changes to the climate everywhere…


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