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Swindon Borough Council

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… Park; the first solar farm funded by a Council-backed community solar bond which won the 2017 APSE award for ‘Best Renewable Energy Initiative’. The Council will regularly review, reprioritise and add actions to this plan to take into account emerging best practice, sector innovation and new funding opportunities. For example, in March this year, the Council successfully secured £750k…

… of capital grant funding from the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme to install a 1.2MW battery at Waterside Park to store energy from Barnfield Solar Farm and supply the household waste recycling centre. What do we mean by ‘net zero’ greenhouse gas emissions?  Net zero means achieving a position where total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are equal to or less than the emissions the UK removed…

… GHG emissions generated through its operations. For example, in 2016 working with ethical investment company Abundance, the Council raised more than £4.2 million from the public to build solar energy with two public investment offers.  The first offer, to build the 4.8 MW Common Farm solar park, was the first council solar bond to be launched in the UK. The second, to build the 5 MW Chapel…

… through a successful SBC bid to UK Government’s Public Sector Decarbonisation compliment the direct wired solar farm Scheme. The battery will store c.402,000 kWh of the excess generation each year from Barnfield Solar Farm that is currently sold to the grid. This will be used instead to supply Waterside. A6 Purchase of 15 ultra-low emissions vehicles (ULEVs) as part of the wider Council…

… Net Zero Emissions Action Plan Introduction This is the first iteration of the Net Zero Emissions Action Plan which was peer reviewed by the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) Energy to inform refinements and future work. It builds on previous Council-led work to address climate change including the Chapel Farm Solar


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