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North Norfolk District Council

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… pillars of this action plan are: A shift within the Council to low carbon buildings and energy, by improving energy efficiency, replacing gas heating with low-carbon alternatives (for instance, heat pumps) and increasing local renewable electricity generation. A transition in our transport fleet and the replacement of the remaining vehicle stock to zero- and low-carbon alternatives where powered…

… locations. In a related move, we will be working with consultants to see what measures can be taken locally to boost the take up of renewable energy sources in our area to reduce wider territorial emissions associated with energy supply in the NNDC area. There is already 120MW of renewable generation capacity located in North Norfolk, and we will aim to increase this to 200MW by 2025 subject…

…, generating renewable energy and supporting staff to work in more energy efficient ways, including travelling less. The emissions produced by the businesses we buy goods and services from must also be reduced, and we will be exploring as a priority how contracts with our suppliers can be varied if necessary and how we can shift to more sustainable procurement. NNDC has already taken many actions…

… an energy supplier, as well as from steam, heating or cooling. These arise at the point of production. One method of reducing Scope 2 emissions includes purchasing energy from renewable sources instead of fossil fuels. Scope 3 emissions are indirect emissions that are not included in Scope 2 but occur because of the use of goods or services provided to the organisation These indirect emissions arise…

… Actions we are taking Decarbonisation of the electricity system has led to significant reductions in emissions associated with electricity procurement over recent years. While coal burn has been almost eliminated from the generation mix and largely replaced by low or zero carbon renewable technologies, gas is still an important source of emissions during periods of low wind and/or high demand. We…

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