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Scottish Borders Council

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…-established that whole life cost savings can be made through environmentally responsible actions such as cutting down on waste – for example, reducing wasted electricity through inefficient heating and lighting, or reducing the amount of rubbish taken to landfill. Furthermore, the Scottish Borders’ natural ‘transition’ assets (e.g. wind and physical geography) should mean that the region is well…

… of electric vehicle charge points  Energy efficiency programme across the Council estate  Support for active travel and access routes/long distance paths  Implementation of Sustainable Procurement Charter  Improving recycling rates and reducing landfill as a result of improved recycling and residual waste being treated and turned into a fuel rather than being sent to landfill. At the same time…

… economy such as farm waste to create biofuel. Support the development of grid balancing services including battery storage and an interconnected smart grid to balance generation and consumption. This could provide a stimulus and provide opportunities to develop Big Data and Internet of Things industries. Gas Replacement Opportunities: Scottish Gas Networks have a strategic vision to phase out…

… in the van of low carbon business opportunities. The development of a green business park through the Edinburgh City Deal at Tweedbank, and Borderlands present opportunities to develop this selling point. The Council should seek strategically to co-locate industry within the region, based on balancing the re-use of wasted energy from industrial applications (heating & cooling). The Council…


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