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Durham County Council

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… ensuring investment in new clean, green jobs, about making sure that people have access to safe, clean and green methods of transport and that people can live in warm comfortable homes without fossil fuel heating and without fuel poverty. Better internet access and speeds will keep us all connected regardless of our individual circumstances or physical ability. There is also the social cost of carbon…

… as expensive as gas. An electricity tariff for heat pump users needs to be introduced to avoid the issues around fuel poverty. Government funding needs to be sustainable and long term, based on quality rather than quantity. Key Highlights The Low Carbon depot is a project to significantly reduce emissions linked to a strategic depot in the North West of the county. Alongside electric vehicle charging…

…, a large solar farm and battery storage, the project is refurbishing office buildings at the site to improve thermal properties of the buildings to reduce demand for heat and replace natural gas heating with low carbon heating systems (in the form of heat pumps) all to be fed from the solar farm. The County Durham fuel poverty partnership has enabled residents in County Durham to have the 4th…

… is communicated as the biggest challenge in terms of decarbonisation. Ensuring that trusted and accurate information is communicated especially around technologies is imperative. Fair and Just Transition The health and wellbeing of County Durham’s residents can be maintained and improved by ensuring our homes are warm and well insulated. Fuel poverty remains a major challenge in County Durham. Durham…

… by March 2022 and we hope to develop more over the next two years. Housing Solutions To assist domestic properties in decarbonising heat the Council runs several projects to help residents with this transition including the County Durham energy and fuel poverty partnership that has enabled residents in County Durham to have the 4th highest uptake of Energy Company Obligation (ECO) domestic energy…

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