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Durham County Council

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… fewer fossil fuel cars on our roads, or 25% reduction in car use. • 55,000 fewer domestic gas boilers, or equivalent reduction in heat demand. • 20% reduction in gas use in non-domestic buildings. • 20% reduction in emissions from grid electricity. • 10% increase in renewable electricity generation across the county. • 5% offset through sequestration works such as tree planting. The Council has its…

…. Offsetting will be met through sequestration works such as tree planting and through generation of excess renewable electricity that we supply to the national grid. Vision and Principles Our 2045 Vision for this strategy is to ensure that: We are working together towards a just transition to a Carbon Neutral County Durham as soon as possible. • All the energy that is used in the County…

… in the Electricity chapter. Natural Environment New developments need land to be built on. This reduces the availability of land for other purposes such as tree planting, which is discussed in the Natural Environment chapter, however policy 26 of the County Durham Plan aims to ensure biodiversity net gain as part of development proposals. Transport and Connectivity New developments must include facilities…

…, are investigating innovative ways to decarbonise heat. The new site will be the first bottling plant to use wine to heat their building as sparkling wine needs to be heated and chilled, and thus the aim is to recover heat from the wine which will be used to heat their buildings. This has never been attempted before and will be the first business to pioneer this approach. Interactions with other themes…

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