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Dorset Council

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… Page | 7 Next Steps Identify and develop opportunities to reduce carbon emissions through transport covered by Dorset Travel activities. Improve infrastructure to support use of electric vehicle (EV) fleet and pool cars • Capital allocated to support expansion of the EV charging infrastructure at council sites • 2 sites upgraded with new and additional chargers to date, further…

… travel arrangements, working from home and active travel • Continue to develop incentives and facilities to support and encourage staff to utilise public transport and shift to active travel patterns • Continue to improve systems for monitoring and managing business travel • Increase opportunities for expansion and greater utilisation of the electric pool fleet Reducing carbon emissions

…:// Page | 15 • Continue to lobby for strengthening of energy efficiency standards • Maximise opportunities to increase energy standards of new developments within existing planning policy framework • Work with partners to explore opportunities and develop approach to accelerate retro fit of housing Supporting business to reduce carbon emissions

… • With £4.8 Million secured from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), Dorset Council has been able to extend the Low Carbon Dorset programme to June 2023 - offering more technical advice and grants to business, community, and public sector organisations to install low carbon technologies. So far - - 645 applications for support - 164 grants have been awarded totalling £5.4 million. Some…

… of these projects have yet to complete but it is estimated that these projects will lead to: • £16.1m of investment in low-carbon projects in Dorset • An annual carbon reduction of 9,400 tonnes of CO2e in Dorset • The installation of 11.92MW of renewable energy capacity in Dorset • Improvements in the energy efficiency of 65 houses in Dorset • The development of 6 new low carbon products in Dorset…


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