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Bedford Borough Council

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… actions that need to be taken will be documented within the action plan which sits alongside this strategy. Energy efficiency: • Feed in Tariff (FIT) - A government programme designed to promote the uptake of small-scale renewable and low-carbon electricity generation technologies. • Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) - A government environmental programme that provides financial incentives…

… to increase the uptake of renewable heat. • Energy Company Obligation (ECO) - A government energy efficiency scheme in Great Britain to help reduce carbon emissions and tackle fuel poverty. Under the scheme, larger energy suppliers have to deliver energy efficiency measures to homes in Great Britain. • The Clean Growth Strategy (2017) includes several government proposals on energy efficiency, including…

… a framework for policies and objectives around seven key themes. Theme 2: A Greener Borough: Environment and Climate Change sets out the goal to achieve: ‘A high quality natural and built environment which is valued and enjoyed by all; which encourages biodiversity and supports the development of a low carbon community, including local businesses, capable of adapting to the impacts of climate change…

… (LTP3)2011-2021- Sets out the long term transport strategy and contains an implementation plan which is designed to tackle the Borough’s transport problems. A key objective is ‘to deliver improvements that encourage a reduction in transport emissions and greenhouse gases, in order to tackle climate change and develop a low carbon community capable of adapting to the impacts of climate change’. • Air…

… 3.1 The International Framework In order to meet its international legal commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (under the Kyoto Protocol), the UK government introduced the Climate Change Act in 2008. This set out legally binding targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 34% by 2020 and by 80% by 2050 against a 1990 baseline. It also introduced a series of carbon budgets


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