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A Guide to Solar PV Projects in Local Government and the Public SectorA Guide to Solar PV Projects in Local Government and the Public Sector

APSE Energy
Updated 5 months ago
The only ‘how to’ guide for a local authority intending to embark on solar PV scheme. Complete coverage from start to finish.The only ‘how to’ guide for a local authority intending to embark on solar PV scheme. Complete coverage from start to finish.

APSE – You’ve Declared a Climate Emergency… What Next? (2020)APSE – You’ve Declared a Climate Emergency… What Next? (2020)

APSE Energy
Updated 5 months ago
Purpose: The Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) have carried out research and released guidance for local authorities that have declared a climate emergency on the actions they would need to take. The main findings they found are: Informed by scientific evidence, the contribution of local reductions in emissions can be significant and should be actioned as soon as possible. A cut today is better than the same cut ...Purpose: The Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) have carried out research and released guidance for local authorities that have declared a climate emergency on the actions they would need to take. The main...

Energy across the authority 2018Energy across the authority 2018

APSE Energy
Updated 5 months ago
This publication will highlight just a small number of the many and varied projects undertaken across the council estate, and sometimes wider, and the benefits which have resulted.This publication will highlight just a small number of the many and varied projects undertaken across the council estate, and sometimes wider, and the benefits which have resulted.

Energy across the authority 2019Energy across the authority 2019

APSE Energy
Updated 5 months ago
This publication highlights 8 case studies from across the UK which detail the approach taken to address a range of problems for the benefit of local communities and economies. It includes examples of energy companies, electrification of the fleet, geothermal, work with schools, street lighting air quality and more. The lessons to be learnt are not specific to the examples – there is much to be gleaned which can be applied to other circ...This publication highlights 8 case studies from across the UK which detail the approach taken to address a range of problems for the benefit of local communities and economies. It includes examples of energy companies, e...

Energy Across the AuthorityEnergy Across the Authority

APSE Energy
Updated 5 months ago
APSE Energy will be working on a research project to explore the breadth of opportunity for councils to engage in the energy agenda. It will focus on how they can use the range of assets that each council owns. The intention is to help officers and councillors understand the variety of energy possibilities which exist across the local authority estate and the benefits that can be realised. It will also highlight work already completed a...APSE Energy will be working on a research project to explore the breadth of opportunity for councils to engage in the energy agenda. It will focus on how they can use the range of assets that each council owns. The inten...

The Merton Rule - An APSE Energy PublicationThe Merton Rule - An APSE Energy Publication

APSE Energy
Updated 6 months ago
The Merton Rule required new developments to generate at least 10% of their energy needs from on-site renewable energy equipment, in order to help reduce annual carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the built environment. There is confusion over whether the policy can be used currently due to government announcements related to the Housing Standards Review and the recommendations to abolish the Code for Sustainable Homes and the repeal of t...The Merton Rule required new developments to generate at least 10% of their energy needs from on-site renewable energy equipment, in order to help reduce annual carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the built environment. Th...

On Street Residential Charging for Electric VehiclesOn Street Residential Charging for Electric Vehicles

APSE Energy
Updated 6 months ago
This document explains the steps Oxford have taken so far, some of the problems they have come across and solutions they have identified, how they have engaged with private and public sector partners and what they plan to do next. It will help other local authorities when they are considering their own approaches to this issue over the coming years and highlight the progress that can be made.This document explains the steps Oxford have taken so far, some of the problems they have come across and solutions they have identified, how they have engaged with private and public sector partners and what they plan t...

APSE Energy – 12 points to stimulate thought on taking the climate emergency agenda forward locally (2019)APSE Energy – 12 points to stimulate thought on taking the climate emergency agenda forward locally (2019)

APSE Energy
Updated 6 months ago
Purpose: APSE Energy have identified twelve themes for local authorities to consider when acting on changes after declaring a climate emergency: leadership, strategy, capacity, action plan and projects, targets and data, finance and risk, partners, suppliers, education and culture change, innovation, review and inform and behaviour change.Purpose: APSE Energy have identified twelve themes for local authorities to consider when acting on changes after declaring a climate emergency: leadership, strategy, capacity, action plan and projects, targets and data,...

Local Authority Climate Emergency DeclarationsLocal Authority Climate Emergency Declarations

APSE Energy
Updated 6 months ago
Provides guidance on the scope of climate emergency motions (what will be included in the declaration) and how to develop a coherent action plan through all levels of the organisation in the short, medium and long term. It also suggests the numerous platforms through which climate action can be addressed including financial planning, frontline services and of course energy efficiency and renewables.Provides guidance on the scope of climate emergency motions (what will be included in the declaration) and how to develop a coherent action plan through all levels of the organisation in the short, medium and long term. ...

APSE Energy Climate Emergency Survey ReportAPSE Energy Climate Emergency Survey Report

APSE Energy
Updated 6 months ago
APSE Energy’s latest survey, conducted in late 2019, asked a series of questions covering the topic of local authority climate emergency declarations and related matters. The results of this survey will be of particular interest to those officers and councillors responsible for responding to climate emergency declarations and developing the local authority’s approach to sustainabilityAPSE Energy’s latest survey, conducted in late 2019, asked a series of questions covering the topic of local authority climate emergency declarations and related matters. The results of this survey will be of particular ...