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Leicester City Council

Direct link to climate strategy (PDF)

street lighting across the city with low energy LEDs, reducing electricity consumption by 58 per cent and annual carbon emissions by 8,450 tonnes while saving over £1.7 million in energy bills each year. • COUNCIL BUILDINGS. We’ve reduced energy use in our buildings, led by our flagship redevelopment of City Hall in 2014. The building is connected to district heating and had 90 solar PV…

… heating and lighting, and solar panels, and by building new A-rated, low-carbon council housing. Also helping people facing fuel poverty through support with insulation and new, more energy-efficient heating – creating ‘green jobs’ installing these measures in the process. Travel and transport - delivering an ambitious series of programmes investing in infrastructure, services and promotion…

…. In Leicester we believe that our city needs to become carbon neutral, and to adapt to protect its citizens and the natural world as the climate changes. This is our vision for the city: At home2 • Highly insulated housing with low-carbon heating systems. All homes affordable to heat. • Efficient heating, lighting, appliances and fittings, plus smart controls – saving energy and water…

… and the council, the majority of the reduction so far has been the result of lower emissions from electricity use. Some of this has been achieved by local action to increase energy efficiency – for example installing LED lighting – while the rest has come from the decarbonisation of the national grid. The opportunities for further carbon emissions reduction over the coming years are discussed…

… schools have now achieved a Green Flag award under the scheme – one of the highest rates in the country. • SUPPORTING SMALL BUSINESSES. Our ERDF7 funded Green BELLE project has provided over £270,000 in match-funded grants towards insulation, LED lighting and efficient heating and equipment in 42 small and medium-sized businesses in the city, reducing carbon emissions and energy costs…

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