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London Borough of Islington

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… of renewable heat and electricity, increase the uptake of affordable and renewable energy tariffs and mitigate fuel poverty: We will increase the use of smart, zero carbon district heating and solar power generation in the borough, considering the whole energy system. We will also continue to support residents in fuel poverty by helping them access cheaper tariffs and the benefits they are entitled…

… into the meter. This is usually the most expensive way to buy electricity. Retrofit: Making physical amendments to existing buildings to make them more energy efficient, including replacing heating systems and installing insulation and solar panels. RHI: Renewable Heat Incentive. A government scheme that subsidises the installation of domestic and commercial heat pumps. Scope 1 Emissions: Direct…

… and welfare services with the aim of reducing fuel poverty. These range from help with bills and energy debt to safety checks from the Fire Brigade. Smart Meter: A device that records energy use and sends the data to the energy supplier. This allows the supplier to have more accurate information which allows for more accurate bills. Solar PV Panels: Solar photo-voltaic panels convert light from…

…. Installation of solar panels in some cases will require planning permission in conservation areas and on flat roofs. Staff capacity a. Scale of zero carbon activities requires significant increase in number of council staff at a time when the council’s budget is still shrinking due to Government cuts. 25 Local electricity grid capacity a. The capacity of the local electricity grid would need…

…% from 1990 levels by 2050. In 2015 the UK committed to keeping emissions well below 2°C by signing up to the Paris Agreement of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C, published in October 2018, sets out the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels…

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