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Wealden District Council

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…, but are not limited to: • Implementation of a comprehensive energy efficient retrofit of the WDC offices at Vicarage Lane site in Hailsham. This included installation of air source heat pumps, solar photovoltaic (PV) energy generation, passive ventilation, cycle storage, and dedicated car-share bays. • Exploring opportunities for investment in low carbon and renewable energy technologies, including heat…

…. On the other hand, the shift towards the use of electricity means that the route towards becoming zero carbon is increasingly dependent on national grid decarbonisation. This leads to significant uncertainty when projecting carbon emissions but serves to reinforce the message that demand reduction and renewable energy generation should be high priorities for the Wealden District. 0 100 200 300…

… to identify the most appropriate and cost-effective opportunities, but these could include: • Investing in off-site renewable electricity generation such as solar PV farms • Carbon sequestration through land management, woodland creation, and tree planting Wealden District Council Projections Emissions form the Council’s own operations for the year 2018/19 and the projected cumulative impacts…

…. In order to offset any remaining CO2e emissions, the Council will need to explore additional measures, such as promoting carbon sequestration through sustainable woodland management or investing in large-scale renewable energy generation. It is important to note, however, that carbon offsetting is not enough to achieve the net zero target on its own – success relies on maximising demand reduction…

… and renewable electricity generation as a high priority. The detailed recommendations from the study are set out in an Action Plan which aims to support the Council in delivering the intervention measures required to realise their net zero carbon ambition. Conclusion The results of this study show that the route towards net zero carbon will require ambition and commitment, backed up by significant…

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