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West of England Combined Authority

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… 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…

… 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 the next year in a Public…

…, that stem from our Local Industrial Strategy and covid-19 recovery plan, and take the ambitious action needed to deliver clean and inclusive economic growth. It sets out the next steps WECA will take to support a net zero region, building on the carbon reduction programmes and initiatives already underway. Such as the £1.7m Low Carbon Challenge Fund and the Green Business Grant scheme, as well…

Bracknell Forest Council

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… Baseline was zero spend all £54k available and/or renewable schemes for eligible* at that point. both energy at home residents) Promote (& measure) Green Homes Grant Community only impact Working…

… Q4. energy at home or renewable energy improvements in E,F,G fuel poverty homes. Promote (& measure) Green Homes Grant Community only impact Working with partners Climate Change Strategy People/Early Help & Hazel Hill / no: of properties benefiting from 90 properties Up to 27 properties may…

… per annum) Promote (& measure) Warm Homes Grant Community only impact Working with partners Climate Change Strategy People/Early Help & Hazel Hill / no: of homes converting to gas Records began in To upgrade 250 propoerties 2050 up to £2.8M Hazel Hill follow up Q's sent to HH on email No progess in Q4 as a result of COVID grants

South Cambridgeshire District Council

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… of entering a bid for the 1st phase of the government's Green have secured funding for work to privately owned park homes through Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery scheme but were unable to a successful consortium bid to the Green Homes Grant Local Authority…

… Ermine Street Housing is in its final phase of acquisition and The leased MOD properties have all had upgraded energy efficient continues to acquire homes with high EPC ratings. Where this is boilers installed. Green Energy Switch in partnership with ESH has…

… available. The Company benefits from the feed in tariff and the information regarding any grants that are available to undertake We will work towards taking the same approach to reducing energy tenant benefits from the free electricity. Fifteen boilers have been improvements. ESH is approaching the target of 500 homes allowing…

Dacorum Council

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… support, the second for support on effective options. The Green Homes Grant Local Authorities Delivery Scheme (GHG LAD). The grants are available for upgrading lower EPC rated properties, those in E, F, and G bandings, and are targeted at households with incomes below £30K. The funding is available capped at £5K per property, and with a minimum anticipated expenditure…

… Emergency Strategy and Action plan has been 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…

… there may be the need for more direct advice 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…

Stratford-on-Avon District Council

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… tCO2e by from approximately 121MW capacity in 2019 to 730MW capacity by 2030 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…

… productivity from heat in homes homes and buildings 7.2 We will retrofit existing housing to ensure all-year-round affordable comfort See above See above and buildings 7.3 We will retrofit…

… be years; (minimum £1m per confirmed Additional year for three when Heat funding years). Some grant Decarbonis from PSDF; funding…

Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council

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… the Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery scheme. We’re by no means alone; over 300 UK councils have taken the important step of declaring a Climate Emergency and establishing Net Zero commitments, as well as the UK Government enshrining a Net Zero…

… offsett opportunities - Review underway by Newcastle City - Developing an initial list of potential - Working with Newcastle University, - Engagement at local, regional, national and - First webinar (Green Homes Grant and - Engagement ongoing with universities - Initial engagement undertaken with New- under development…

… monitoring underway. www.newcastle.gov.uk/netzero. the Heat Network Decarbonisation Fea- carbon footprint and to access support areas for the Students in Newcastle Forum Zero Innovation Fund, Green Homes Grant - North of Tyne Combined Authority…

Isle of Wight Council

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… by people who recognise that these documents are a key part of ensuring our Island can be the home it should be and needs to be for our future generations. I would like to thank everyone who has played their part in supporting bringing the Strategy and the Plan into being. 8 1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This Strategy sets out the council’s aspirations…

… to a changing climate. Actions to lower emissions from transport and heating systems has a direct correlation with improved air quality improving lives, and with colder winters and warmer wetter summers an increasing likelihood our community will see significantly improved life outcome from well insulated homes, such a reduction in fuel poverty and excess deaths from cold and/or heatwaves. The wider co…

…. Following the motion to full council a significant research piece was commissioned modelling the carbon pathways to net carbon zero. This has demonstrated that the council can achieve net-carbon zero by 2030. It is apparent from the scale of change required across the island, including wide scale adaptations to homes, infrastructure, transport, and the environment, that this is unlikely to be achievable…

Epping Forest District Council

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… the Green Infrastructure Strategy, the Essex Forest Initiative call for sites and the Green Arc. Domestic energy Installation of energy efficiency April Commercial GHG LAD Phase efficiency measures in low income, low 2021 and 2 grant funding efficiency homes

… 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…

… to more water surface runoff and increased flooding. Climate change projections suggest that in the period to 2050 and beyond, the UK will experience wetter winters and drier summers with overall summer rainfall likely to decrease by up to 15% leading to pressure on our water supplies. There is only limited awareness of the effect that climate change is having on causing overheating in our homes

Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council

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… this is not appropriate, consider and Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery Scheme Lancs CC MED replacement with LED luminaires. Support community and cooperative energy projects in Council/VCSE GM Energy Masterplanning focused on highest consumers of partnership e.g. Rural Community Energy Fund energy…

… SHORT/ Energy advice through referrals, LEAP programme and promotion Review site facilities in line with policy changes, including more GMCA/Amey/ OTP/ MED of Govt Green Home Grants for residents and landlords ofce space less desk space hot desking arrangements. Modernisation…

… Council/GMCA/ SHORT Seek minimum standards for recycling for the let estate Retroft programme via housing partners and Green Homes Grant Housing RPs programme. Include recycling, energy efcient behaviour within the Section Amey…

Wychavon District Council

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…. In early 2020, the Government pledged to bring forward a ban on new diesel and petrol car sales from 2040 to 2035. 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…

… to help householders install energy efficiency measures and renewable As part of a major refurbishment programme we have technologies through initiatives such as the new installed a series of intelligently green measures in our Green Homes Grant

North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council

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…, it is essential to acknowledge that our economic recovery and growth plans need to be decoupled from greenhouse gas emissions. We need to recognise the significant economic potential that a green recovery can have to rebuilding a sustainable economy in North Tyneside. The Committee for Climate Change (CCC) has identified 6 key principles for a resilient recovery from the pandemic, and we must ensure that our…

… to capitalise on the opportunity to sustain behaviours observed throughout the pandemic that have had a positive effect on reducing emissions, such as the increase in active travel, reduction in travel by private car, increased working from home practices and willingness to invest in domestic property improvements. Directing resources towards infrastructure that will support the embedding of such behaviours…

… stock, including retrofitting existing housing stock and other parts of the built environment with fabric upgrades to improve energy efficiency and deliver cost savings. • Build new homes to a zero-carbon standard, including developments currently within the pipeline, through use of planning powers, whilst futureproofing…

King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council

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… and promoted the Government Green Homes Grant voucher scheme. 7. We have participated in King’s Lynn Climate Concern workshops. 6. Strategy Phase 1: Reducing BCKLWN Emissions The objective of this document is to provide a framework for our phase 1 work, which focuses on the reduction of our council’s corporate emissions. Phase 1 work focuses on measures to reduce emissions from our scope 1…

…. Climate Change Act, 2008 .......................................................................................8 4.2. Paris Agreement on Climate Change, 2015.............................................................9 4.3. 10 Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution, 2020 ...........................................10 5. Our Situation…

… years, so they scale up to the challenge, with richer countries also being required to help poorer nations by providing "climate finance" to adapt to climate change and switch to renewable energy. Strategy approval date: _/_/2021 Page 9 of 37 v.01 Review date: __ 2024 4.3. 10 Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution, 2020 In November 2020…

Dacorum Council

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… Garden 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…

… systems which currently are not yet sufficiently developed but should be in the next couple of years as we move away from gas. Government decarbonisation grants have been made available for ‘shovel ready projects’ that have sufficient evidence, which is why it is crucial to get these sites surveyed. New build Council Housing The Council’s programme of building new Council homes will achieve at least EPC…

… reduction plan. Examples are installing green energy such as Solar Farms and Wind Turbines, tree planting and other biodiversity work. It may take the form of investment in green projects run by the private or public sector. The Council will need some offsetting and will introduce an investment programme to deliver this. Retrofitting our 10,250 Council homes to achieve net zero carbon by 2050 As 87…

Monmouthshire County Council

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… Preparator y Grant Plant more trees and Environment 2020/21 and GGGP No Welsh Government decision on Gwent Green Grid Partnership bid to support further tree planting yet; Some increase area of and Culture ongoing funding…

… dignity out the reusable bags in the autumn when we will cease to provide single use plastic bags, dependent on Covid. grant delivery of new vehicles. Red = not progressing as planned, Amber = some progress, Green = progressing as planned 6…

… Responsible (month & amber, green, year) see below) REDUCING ENERGY USE – Reducing the amount…

Dover District Council

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… available for use until advice to residents on Green March 2021 to inform Home Grant Climate Change targeting Joint application with other…

… of free install advice to residents on Green Home Grant Delivering Warm Home fund across the District…

… Managers Influence to help SME business to access Regeneration Green Business Grants funds and expertise to help reduce their Team supported …. Business to carbon footprint upgrade energy efficiency…

Richmondshire District Council

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… of everyday staff activity, rather than seen as an add-on. There are also many projects that require relatively little one-off staff time and do not need new money to deliver. Some further funding for more staff time could be secured from some external funding streams, such as the £32,000 of development funding recently made available from the Government’s Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery 2 (LAD2…

… otherwise have taken several years to implement, such as the shift to home working, the figures indicate that this has had an impact of less than 1% on the Council’s overall measurable carbon emissions. In comparison, the latest Government statistics (for 2019) estimate that the net carbon emissions that can be attributed to all sources within Richmondshire District amounts to 408,000t CO2…

… and champion community groups taking local action on climate change, in particular the Richmondshire Climate Action Partnership Group. d) provide limited grant support to projects tackling the main sources of carbon emissions in Richmondshire. e) influence and inspire partners across the district, county and region to contribute to achieving the Council’s environment…

South Derbyshire District Council

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… assurance of data 17 EV chargepoints £1,000,000 Green Healthy Parish council climate Online Low District installed in Council Homes Grant homes action plan support Carbon Homes car parks. investment programme through Marches…

… = EV at home infrastructure £18k (£22k without Refilling private hydrogen of £230-250k (per Cost. See T4A (normal) grants) station investment fleet vehicle) 20 EV Chargepoints…

… infrastructure chargepoints: engagement of staff o Hydrogen maybe an alternative where people cannot charge their vehicles at home/overnight. return to grid £40k (£88k without time grants) Route £80k optimisation…

London Borough of Wandsworth

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… positioned to apply for funding of Identify and maintain list of shovel-ready projects that Low High Innovation and Ongoing Property Services energy efficiency and retrofit projects may be suitable for grant funding if and when this Funding…

… 13. Reducing emissions Investigate ways to improve additionality in energy Explore options to enter into power purchase Existing High Thriving Green Q1 2021/22 Property Services from our energy purchasing portfolio, building on the action to continue to agreements for the supply of part or all of the council’s Economy…

…. Explore alternative options for purchasing low-carbon gas Continue to explore options for low-carbon gas Existing Enabling Thriving Green Ongoing Property Services purchasing as part of next energy contract from 2024 Economy…

Sedgemoor District Council

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… billion a year. bid for the first round of green home grants on behalf of buildings and SHAL and Homes in Sedgemoor to arrange for contractors supporting Insulating homes and installing energy-saving to fit the insulation from Matilda’s…

… principles which ensure that any council Direct Short term new-build housing stock will not need retrofitting in the action future, with climate change in mind • Cooperating with Homes England about increasing the affordable housing programmes grant to make new builds carbon neutral • Working with the Local Enterprise Partnership to look into funding for carbon neutral homes • Taking…

… local ✓ We currently provide small grant funding for green projects, Direct Achieved This increases accessibility to community community including: action March 2020 facilities by improving active travel options for organisations to o Projects that support active travel (cycling/walking…

Cambridge City Council

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… cost around £1.75 heat pumps, additional solar PV panels and billion, but to date Government has only other energy efficiency funding at Parkside allocated £2 billion funding for the whole UK Pools and Abbey Pools, which will reduce for the Green Homes Grant. carbon emissions from the Council’s swimming…

… bid to the Government’s new Green Homes There may be a limit to the decarbonisation Grant Local Authority Delivery (LAD) that can be achieved, and in this case we will scheme, which will fund energy efficiency seek…

… an Cambridge opportunity to build on and sustain impacts such as reduced emissions from transport, increased home working in some sectors of the economy, and the public health benefits of reduced air pollution. ●● Building a green recovery from the impacts of Covid-19 and furthering the transition to a low carbon economy. The national Climate Change…

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