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Darlington Borough Council

Direct link to climate strategy (PDF)

…. Renewables 36. Renewable generation will be reported alongside our carbon emissions. 37. Where the Council has solar panels on a Council owned and used building, energy is directly taken and used from this renewable source. This reduces the overall grid energy consumed, and therefore the Council sees a reduction in carbon emissions. We will report the amount of renewable energy generated

… transport will mean an increase in our reliance on electricity. The National Grid predicts that it will be able to provide periods of 100% renewable energy by 2025. Decarbonisation of the national electricity grid has increased rapidly in recent years, with 2019 being the first year that renewable energy sources provided more electricity to UK homes and businesses than fossil fuels. However…

…, it is unlikely that the electricity grid will be 100% renewable, and net carbon zero before 2050. The tariff that the Council is signed up to through the North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO) is currently providing zero carbon electricity generated through nuclear energy. However, we should future proof our ability to continue using zero carbon electricity. Generating renewable energy on site…

… will not only help us reach our target but will also help us reduce our operating costs over the longer term, as electricity prices are projected to continue to increase, regardless of the source. (iii) Support renewables with batteries Much of our power demand will inevitably take place when renewable sources cannot be guaranteed (during the evening, or on cloudy days). Batteries can help us…

…, which may also allow us to store excess energy from renewable sources. (c) Contribute to a greener grid (i) Increase off-site renewables As buildings and vehicles switch away from the use of fossil fuels and towards electricity, it becomes increasingly important to ensure that electricity is supplied from renewable sources. This is important for several reasons, including reducing…


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