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Cheshire East Council (Unitary)

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… locally by taking action to reduce our carbon emissions and become a Carbon Neutral Council by 2025. The Council has already reduced carbon emissions by 55% since 2010 through initiatives to reduce carbon and introduce renewal energy sources to our buildings and streetlighting. The Council has produced its Carbon Action Plan7 to set out how it will achieve carbon neutrality by 2025 and how…

… 7,081 t/CO2e will be offset through local offsetting projects, described as ‘insets’ because they are within the scope of the council’s control, in this instance the borough. It is anticipated that this will initially be an even 50/50 split between carbon sequestration, such as large-scale tree- planting, and reduction projects, such as renewable energy generation. The below diagram outlines…

… railway station. • A ‘smart village’ environment, embracing digital technology and providing shared workspace facilities, including the provision of electric charging vehicle infrastructure throughout the site. • An integrated district heating network extending across the site to reduce dependency on non-renewable energy sources. • Incorporation of water efficiency measures and sustainable…

… investment related actions that the council can take to use less energy and fuel, and improve efficiency. • Increase Low Carbon Energy Supply - Alongside a reduction in energy demand, it is necessary to improve the supply of energy by using renewable sources. This includes both a council and borough-wide focus for action, as measures will commonly deliver benefits at scale that can provide…

…. The Council will therefore need to plan to offset a minimum of 9,132 t/CO2e. This will be done through two mechanisms: • Green Electricity – the residual carbon from electricity can be offset with purchase of green electricity. The Council will prioritise purchase from local energy generating projects where available. This is expected to save 2,051 t/CO2e. • Authority Based Insets – the remaining…

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