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Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council

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… of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 which places a number of obligations on public sector bodies in Wales. The requirements of the Act are broken down into seven goals. These include a goal for a more prosperous Wales that is “an innovative, productive and low carbon society which recognises the limits of the global environment and therefore uses resources efficiently and proportionately…

…, asset management planning, replacement and upgrading of the building stock and appropriate renewable energy schemes. • It is proposed that technical projects are funded via Salix Finance. Salix Finance provides interest free government funding to the public sector to improve their energy efficiency, reduce carbon emissions and lower energy bills. • An ongoing programme of culture change…

…: Fig. 4.1 Energy (or Carbon) Hierarchy Applying this established prioritisation criteria to potential opportunities will tend to favour more cost effective projects and also discourage the generation of low carbon energy to be wasted by inefficient plant and equipment or poor operational management. 4.2 Action Plan In order to meet our objectives a series of actions and activities have…

… justification for failing to act. • The Welsh Government have issued renewable energy targets and carbon budgets in order to meet their ambition for Wales to be carbon neutral by 2030. Both of these could result in new legislation which will specifically target the public sector and increase both funding and resource requirements. • It is likely that Welsh Government will require public bodies…

… (including acting on climate change);...”. 9 | P a g e • The Environment (Wales) Act 2016 which places a legal obligation on Welsh Ministers to tackle climate change by meeting greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets and to set carbon budgets. It is expected that these requirements will be cascaded through the public sector in Wales and the current Welsh Government reduction target of 3…

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