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Essex County Council

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… in 2021 onwards to en- sure many more Essex homes can benefit. This is a grant funded programme delivered in partnership with the Districts and BEIS. ECC has worked with 11 District, Borough and City authorities to bid for a further £17,2m in grant funding (outcome pending - funding tbc). Green Homes Grant: £776,000 2021/22 Warm Homes Fund Grant: £800,000 2021/22. GHG LAD Phase 1a…

…; supporting establishment of new community energy groups; helping 670 residents source solar panels and battery storage through a bulk scheme Solar Together; and supporting roll out of Government fuel poor grants, seeing 82 homes upgraded in the last year and supporting uptake of future grant funds totalling £5.2m (plus £17.2m and £2.58m pending successful bids to Sustainable Warmth Competition…

…. With a rationalised estate and a clear strategy in place, the authority will be better able to target carbon reduction investment on property that is to be retained long term and roll out more retrofit projects. Initiative Description Financial commitment Align ECC Strategic aims Retrofitting homes and energy efficiency: supporting low- income households Advice and grant support to Essex house…

West of England Combined Authority

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… of climate change e.g. flooding, heatwaves, wildfires, could have a detrimental impact on businesses, their supply chains and workforce. that car trips are expected to increase Opportunities to build back better Government is investing £3billion in a green recovery package, this includes the Green Homes Grant (£2bn) estimated to support over 100,000 new jobs and the Green Jobs Challenge Fund (£40m…

…) to create and protect 5,000 jobs in environmental sector. More flexible approaches to working from home could help reduce car trips, congestion and emissions. Our action so far • Green Business Grants, part of WECA’s Low Carbon Challenge Fund, are already helping businesses to improve their energy efficiency and invest in alternative low carbon solutions. • £5m invested in the Digital…

… the energy efficiency in buildings and homes is complex as a result of different levels of ownership and responsibility for property maintenance Opportunities to build back better • Government is investing £3billion in a green recovery package, this includes the Green Homes Grant [£2bn] which will focus on green home improvements and upgrade over 600,000 homes • Government will invest £1bn over…

Dacorum Council

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… elements o Measures to tackle anti-social behaviour o Landscaping options  Currently exploring a trial estate for a domestic landscaping survey on trees within HRA tenure 3.2 Energy grant applications: Two have been made - the first is for financial support, the second for support on effective options. The Green Homes Grant Local Authorities Delivery Scheme (GHG LAD). The grants

… finalised though preparatory work has already started. Some of these activities, such as marketing campaigns will need to be in response to external triggers and timelines – for example, the Green Homes Grant scheme which has been recently launched by central Government. Other activities can work alongside our own strategies and plans – such as tree planting events. 6.3 Set out below are some…

… and where the Council itself is eligible for financial support we will evaluate then make use of it as effectively as we can. Existing examples include:  Green Homes Grant voucher scheme. o This scheme allows home-owners and landlords to claim up to £5000 (or £10,000 for low-income homes) of vouchers for energy efficiency improvements in their homes. The vouchers need to be used by March 2021…

South Cambridgeshire District Council

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… and encouraging home energy work, including exploring options for funding and delivering energy efficiency projects for our residents. ongoing Together with Cambridge City Council, we explored the possibility of entering a bid for the 1st phase of the government's Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery scheme but were unable to do so, due to various factors including that nearly all the Council's…

… through a successful consortium bid to the Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery 1b scheme. This project was starting to get underway at the end of May and is due to be completed by end of September. We are part of a county-led group purchase scheme for solar PV panels, Cambridgeshire Solar Together. 581 households in South Cambs are participating in the scheme. Installations…

… energy efficient units. The leased MOD properties have all had upgraded energy efficient boilers installed. Green Energy Switch in partnership with ESH has surveyed a proportion of the portfolio, offering energy efficiency advice, and suggesting improvements where necessary and provides information regarding any grants that are available to undertake improvements. ESH is approaching…

Bracknell Forest Council

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… Feb 21 residents benefitted from scheme. Approx spend £24,500 Promote (& measure) grants/funds for energy efficiency and/or renewable energy at home Green Homes Grant £900k (LAD 1A scheme). Funding energy efficiency and or renewable energy improvements in E,F,G fuel poverty homes. Community only impact Working with partners Climate Change Strategy People/Early Help &…

… bid (1B) for grant funding was unsuccessful. Promote (& measure) grants/funds for energy efficiency and/or renewable energy at home Green Homes Grant £275k Bid2(LAD 2 scheme). Funding energy efficiency and or renewable energy improvements in E,F,G fuel poverty homes. Community only impact Working with partners Climate Change Strategy People/Early Help & Communities/Welfare…

… & Housing Hazel Hill / Cllr Birch no: of properties benefiting from funding 90 properties delivered from scheme 1A Up to 27 properties may benefit (Apr 21 - Dec 21) Dec-21 Up to £0.275Hazel Hill N/A Notified in Q4 that this additional funding should be available from Q1 21/22 Promote (& measure) grants/funds for energy efficiency and/or renewable energy at home Green

Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council

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… bar is provided. To date, the following Priority Actions have been progressed to the greatest extent: • Priority Actions A16 and E18 - securing large sums of grant fund- ing thorugh the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS) and the Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery scheme. • Priority Action A21 - establishing a Citizen's Assembly at North of Tyne regional scale. • Priority…

… STEPS - Continue engagement and prepare for further activity in advance of COP-26. n September 2020 - March 2021 PAGE 3 PAGE 4 T IMELINE: Page 5 1 3 4 5 2 A10 Engage with local and regional busi- nesses and business forums on Green Growth and how best to maximise the benefits to the city. PROGRESS UPDATE - First webinar (Green Homes Grant and Domestic Decarbonisation…

… applications to deliv- er on the city's Net Zero commitment, with an immediate priority to stimulate economic growth and job retention and creation. PROGRESS UPDATE - Several funding applications progressed over the course of 2021 including Net Zero Innovation Fund, Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery programme, Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme, European…

Maidstone Borough Council

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… Action Promote access to schemes to residents, landlords and housing associations, for retrofitting insulation to existing homes including ECO3, LA Flex and the Green Homes Grant Scheme. Output Home owners and landlords access schemes to install insulation so reduce heating bills and reduce carbon emissions Particular emphasis on upgrading homes with an EPC rating of E, F or G. Outcome No homes rated E…

… in partnership to review our portfolio to identify those homes let as temporary accommodation eligible for insulation under ECO3 funding and arrange installation. Provide top up funding for any measures not fully funded under the ECO3 to ensure all homes let as temporary accommodation are energy efficient. Investigate whether measures could be installed under the Green Homes Grant Scheme. Output The review…

… will identify the carbon savings. Funding provided for ECO3 provider, or by Green Homes Grant Scheme. Outcome All homes let as temporary accommodation are energy efficient. Cost and Whom Top up for ECO3 £103,400 – from initial survey, may vary slightly. Green Homes Grant Scheme provides 2/3 of costs up to £5k. No prices obtained for these works as grant began 01/09/2020. Housing Service. Timescale 2020-22…

Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council

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… projects and funding bids – PV, Heat Networks and Onshore Wind e.g. DEEP City heat, Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme bid and Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery Scheme Support community and cooperative energy projects in partnership e.g. Rural Community Energy Fund GMCA/Council/ CQ Partners Bruntwood, UA92, Lancs CC Council/VCSE SHORT/ MED Corporate Priorities: Green

… and Connected. Building Quality, Afordable and Social Housing. 5.B Reduce energy and fuel poverty ACTION LEAD TIMESCALE Energy advice through referrals, LEAP programme and promotion of Govt Green Home Grants for residents and landlords Retroft programme via housing partners and Green Homes Grant programme. Council/GMCA/ Housing RPs SHORT Corporate Priorities: Building Quality, Afordable…

… City heat, Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme bid and Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery Scheme Support community and cooperative energy projects in partnership e.g. Rural Community Energy Fund Corporate Priorities: Green and Connected. Council/Strategic Planning/OTP Continued involvement in GM Urban Pioneer for Biodiversity Net Gain in Planning and GM Nature Recovery Network…

Epping Forest District Council

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… identified, developer contributions Domestic energy efficiency Installation of energy efficiency measures in low income, low efficiency homes. April 2021 Commercial and Regulatory Services GHG LAD Phase 2 grant funding 11 Council Operations Between 2008/09 and 2018/19 reported Council emissions decreased by 51% due to the implementation of more energy efficient…

… training was conducted for those regularly driving fleet vehicles • Introduction of software to more accurately measure fleet emissions and fuel use • Rapid response to enable staff to work from home effectively during the Civic refurbishment and Covid-19 pandemic (includes process/system changes and grants for more ergonomic home office setup) 12 Actions…

… on causing overheating in our homes. With average temperatures set to increase, and more hot spells anticipated, overheating could become more commonplace in the future especially in urban areas. This can result in greater discomfort for people and can exacerbate underlying health issues. In August 2021, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published the Climate Change 2021 Report…

Wychavon District Council

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…. In July 2020, the Chancellor announced a £2 billion Green Homes Grant scheme in England for projects such as insulation as part of a wider £3 billion plan to cut emissions. Under the Green Homes Grant scheme, the Government will pay at least two-thirds of the cost of home energy-saving improvements. 3.2 Worcestershire context Worcestershire LEP’s 2014 Strategic Economic Plan outlines…

… technologies through initiatives such as the new Green Homes Grant. • Facilitate a domestic bulk solar PV buying scheme. • Work with social housing providers to deliver carbon neutral housing schemes. • Run targeted energy efficiency awareness campaigns aimed at residents. • Promote development of further renewable energy schemes in the district including solar PV and geothermal. • Consider…

… emissions generated by homes, businesses and travel. Since the industrial revolution, global temperatures have increased by one degree Celsius resulting in damaging climate change, the impact of which is already being felt across the world. We recognise the need for urgent action to tackle the climate crisis at global, national and local levels. This Intelligently Green Plan is our response…

Dorset Council

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… investment to include – • £4.8m European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) – to extend Low Carbon Dorset programme to 2023 (£8.25million in total ERDF) • £79m Transforming Cities Fund (TCF) with BCP Council - to deliver sustainable travel in DC and BCP areas • £19m Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS) - Building retrofit • £859K Green Homes Grants (with BCP Council) to support Healthy Homes

…- boiler replacement scheme B u il d in g s https://www.healthyhomesdorset.org.uk/ Page | 14 • 86 ECHO boiler replacement referrals (70 installed) - 23 of these are directly attributed to Health homes Dorset interactions Safe and Well Visits • We have made 31 Safe and Well visit referrals directly to Dorset and Wiltshire Fire Service Green Homes Grants

… - LAD 2 The current round of Green Homes Grants through the Local Authority Delivery programme LAD 2, is being delivered by Eon Energy in Dorset and BCP area, offering grants for eligible household for energy efficiency and renewable energy measures. Green Homes Grant | Help with home Improvements | E.ON (eonenergy.com) • Over 240 households in Dorset and BCP area have already received…

Gosport Borough Council

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…. Increase promotion of energy efficiency offers and advice for homes.45 GD1, GD5, GD6, GD7 Reduce fuel poverty. 1/10/21 Information about Government grants added to corporate website. Switched On Gosport website launched with local promotion of offers and advice provided by Portsmouth City Council. Support development of a Gosport Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP).46…

… as part of completing the action, to support grant applications or requests for Council budget allocation. This will cover initial capital expenditure and any predicted changes to ongoing operational expenditure. Many actions will result in ongoing savings and some may also generate an income stream. The business case for each action will cover the resulting rate of return of investment as well…

… Borough Council ID Action Aims/ambitions addressed Co-benefits Responsible officer Partners/enablers Funding sources Target date 1.6 Develop plan to improve energy efficiency of supported housing buildings.6 CB4, GD6 Cost savings for Council.7 Reduce fuel poverty.7 Reduce health issues caused by cold homes.7 Head of Housing Portsmouth City Council. No additional budget required…

Monmouthshire County Council

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… Maintain & enhance biodiversity & make ecosystems more resilient Green Infrastructure Manager 20/21 and ongoing £10k LNP project costs, £28k RGG, £15k Local Places for Nature, £20k Preparator y Grant Good progress on existing programmes around small scale pollinator projects, sustainable communities project, rivers, invasive non-native species, community nature spaces…

… on Covid and lockdowns. The travel restrictions and stay at home messages have increased kerbside take up and recycling and reduced black bag waste into HWRCs. Some progress CLIMATE EMERGENCY ACTION PLAN 2020/2021 SUMMARY Updated May 2021 Red = not progressing as planned, Amber = some progress, Green = progressing as planned 9 Action Officer Responsible Timescale (month…

… / Active Travel Officer Active travel = £90,000 Excellent progress on Active Travel in a difficult year. Progress made in all areas of the grant. Notice just received of grant next year which means an additional three routes can be investigated Green cone ‘school street’ scheme currently in operation within two schools, to make area immediately outside school site safer. Road safety…

Stratford-on-Avon District Council

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… a deep carbon retrofit of all Council owned dwellings below EPC C by 2030 Implement new software to map EPC ratings of all Council owned properties to inform investment decisions 2021 2022 Housing [£] Green Homes Grant (LAD 2) funding Parity software currently being implement ed Social Housing - Develop a Retrofit Strategy 2021 2022 Housing [£] Green Homes Grant (LAD…

… from approximately 121MW capacity in 2019 to 730MW capacity by 2030 [£££] [£££] 7.2 Recognising the importance of green hydrogen as a low carbon fuel, we will explore the feasibility of a green hydrogen production, storage and fuelling facility in south Warwickshire [£££] [£££] 8 G e n er al N/A 8.1 Work to ensure we enable others to play their part in supporting carbon reduction…

… Grid and Western Power Distribution to enhance resilience in the local energy supply grid See above See above 7 H u m an h ea lt h , w e llb ei n g an d p ro d u ct iv it y fr o m h ea t in h o m es an d b u ild in gs 7.1 We will develop and apply buildings standards which ensure adaptable and resilient new homes and buildings See above See above 7.2…

King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council

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… change. 4. We have promoted ways to reduce our residents carbon footprints through our website. 5. We have amended and expanded our website content to allow for transparency and to publish recent updates and documents. 6. We encouraged and promoted the Government Green Homes Grant voucher scheme. 7. We have participated in King’s Lynn Climate Concern workshops. 6. Strategy Phase 1…

… Change, 2015 ............................................................. 9 4.3. 10 Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution, 2020 ........................................... 10 5. Our Situation ................................................................................................................... 10 5.1. Climate change policy…

… "climate finance" to adapt to climate change and switch to renewable energy. Strategy approval date: _/_/2021 Page 10 of 37 v.01 Review date: __ 2024 4.3. 10 Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution, 2020 In November 2020, the UK Government published their ‘Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution’. This plan set out the Government’s intention to decarbonise the UK through…

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council

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… by leveraging funding such as CERT and ECO to help improve the insulation of homes. Additionally promoting the Green-homes grant local authority delivery scheme. • These examples demonstrate some of the terrific, inspiring action from Tameside Council but we realise that there is still much more to do to meet the dual challenges of climate change and environmental protection across the borough…

… administers central government funding to run the Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery Scheme in partnership with E.ON. If you have a combined gross annual household income of less than £30,000 and your home has an EPC rating of band D, E, F or G, you may qualify for a Green Homes Grant of up to £10,000. Further details of this and other schemes can be found on Page 37 26 28…

… to do so • Accessed £14 million for walking and cycling improvements across the borough • Provide all residents with a comprehensive recycling service for a wide range of materials, recycling 54% waste across the borough • Supported the Clean Switch campaign to assist residents to switch to a green tariff • Improving the energy efficiency of homes across the borough…

Ashford Borough Council

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…-Term Empty Premium Charge Annexe Reductions Carer Reductions Disabled Band Reductions Hospital and Care Home Residents Other Reductions Available Prisoners…

… Back Coronavirus Business Grants Government Guidance and Support for Businesses Check What Support You Could Be Eligible…

London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham

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… into capital works and planned maintenance programmes and budgets. 2021-29 Fuel poverty Green economy Adaptation H1.2 Develop plans and begin installation of low carbon heat in building types where there is already a strong financial case 2021-23 Fuel poverty Green economy H1.3 Identify properties that are eligible to apply for funding from the Green Homes Grant, Local Authority Delivery…

… and enable energy efficiency grant schemes to residents. Ongoing Fuel poverty H2.3 Develop page on climate portal that provides comprehensive information on whole house retrofit, including available grant funding 2022 Green economy H2.4 Explore Council levers that can be used to encourage owner occupiers and landlords to upgrade their homes 2022 Fuel poverty Green economy H2.5 Explore…

… on these. To date the council has been successful in achieving a number of grants to initiate these actions. Objective: 1. Put in place and implement whole house retrofit plans for all Council homes to achieve net zero, that include adaptation measures. Actions Ref. Action By when Wider benefits H1.1 Develop comprehensive whole house retrofit plans including adaptation measures and integrate…

Dover District Council

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… to EPC ‘C’ Private Sector Housing Climate Change BRE Housing Stock Data available for use until March 2021 to inform targeting Signposting and provision of advice to residents on Green Home Grant Joint application with other Kent LAs to Local Authority Delivery Scheme 1A – measures External Wall Insulation and Air Source Heat Pumps. Work with Landlord’s to see…

… Obligation Scheme – ongoing. Signposting and provision of advice to residents on Green Home Grant Delivering Warm Home fund across the District. Joint application with other Kent LAs to Local Authority Delivery Scheme 1A – measures External Wall Insulation and Air Source Heat Pumps. Uptake of renewable energy technologies through promotion of successful pilot projects…

… https://locase.co.uk/ Regeneration Team Project Managers Influence to help SME business to access funds and expertise to help reduce their carbon footprint Regeneration Team Business Hub Climate Change Green Business Grants supported …. Business to upgrade energy efficiency/ low carbon technologies Theme 4 Natural Environment Action Responsibility Timescale…

Dacorum Council

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… Communities (HGC) is an ambitious development programme in partnership with St Albans District Council, HCC and the Herts LEP. The project aims to transform Hemel Hempstead and create attractive and sustainable new neighbourhoods and communities to the north and east of the town, through the delivery of over 11,000 new homes. New neighbourhoods will be set around local centres, green spaces…

… Housing The Council’s programme of building new Council homes will achieve at least EPC B and will progressively move as close to net zero carbon as possible. This will require a credible and affordable alternative to gas heating. Converting the Council’s vehicle fleet and machinery from fossil fuel powered to green. This will start by replacing petrol/diesel vehicles as they end their useful life…

… to improve their homes energy efficiency. Knowing where and how to access grant funding will be crucial and the Council will help in this. We will also work directly with Private Landlords to make sure that they take advantage of grant support that will improve energy efficiency, making their properties better insulated and in due course as close to net zero carbon as possible and also add value…

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