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Power ShiftPower Shift

UK100
Created 13 days ago
The Power Shift report identifies areas where there are gaps in powers and resources needed to support and enable the essential ambitious local action to reach Net Zero nationally. Closing these gaps would amount to the UK’s first truly supportive policy framework and infrastructure to enable local delivery of Net Zero. Incorporating this report’s findings into the Net Zero Strategy would be a key step in the right direction.The Power Shift report identifies areas where there are gaps in powers and resources needed to support and enable the essential ambitious local action to reach Net Zero nationally. Closing these gaps would amount to the ...

ESG reportingESG reporting

Price Waterhouse Coopers
Created 21 days ago
An ESG report is a report published by a company or organization about environmental, social and governance (ESG) impacts. It enables the company to be more transparent about the risks and opportunities it faces. It is a communication tool that plays an important role in convincing sceptical observers that the company’s actions are sincere.An ESG report is a report published by a company or organization about environmental, social and governance (ESG) impacts. It enables the company to be more transparent about the risks and opportunities it faces. It is a...

Hub Guide 4 - Due Diligence in Large-Scale Renewable Energy ProjectsHub Guide 4 - Due Diligence in Large-Scale Renewable Energy Projects

Greater South East Energy hub
Created 3 months ago
This Hub guide is an introduction to assist anyone undertaking due diligence when looking to develop renewable energy generation for larger-scale power projects. Specialist advice should always be sought, and should be appropriate to the nature, scale and complexity of the project.This Hub guide is an introduction to assist anyone undertaking due diligence when looking to develop renewable energy generation for larger-scale power projects. Specialist advice should always be sought, and should be a...

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

APSE Energy
Updated 4 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 4 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...

Making Hydrogen Transport Work: Insights and Experience from AberdeenMaking Hydrogen Transport Work: Insights and Experience from Aberdeen

CENEX
Updated 4 months ago
Ultra-Low Emission Taxi and Private Hire Fleets Practical Advice for Local Authorities, including case studiesUltra-Low Emission Taxi and Private Hire Fleets Practical Advice for Local Authorities, including case studies

Financing for Society: Assessing the suitability of crowdfunding for the public sectorFinancing for Society: Assessing the suitability of crowdfunding for the public sector

University of Leeds
Updated 4 months ago
Against a background of overall borrowing prudence and austerity, UK local authorities are being asked to lead on some of the biggest issues facing the country, including decarbonisation, the building of social housing, and providing effective social care to an ageing population. Delivering on this agenda within such constraints requires service and operational innovation whilst maintaining the support and trust of local residents, whic...Against a background of overall borrowing prudence and austerity, UK local authorities are being asked to lead on some of the biggest issues facing the country, including decarbonisation, the building of social housing, ...

Climate Action Co-Benefits ToolkitClimate Action Co-Benefits Toolkit

Ashden
Updated 4 months ago
The toolkit supports local authorities and others on their climate change ambitions. It demonstrates how action on climate change can deliver many local benefits, including improved health, increased equity and social cohesion, economic opportunities and increased resilience.The toolkit supports local authorities and others on their climate change ambitions. It demonstrates how action on climate change can deliver many local benefits, including improved health, increased equity and social co...

PlanHeatPlanHeat

PlanHeat
Created 6 months ago
PLANHEAT will develop and validate an integrated and easy-to-use tool to support local authorities in selecting, simulating and comparing alternative low carbon and economically sustainable scenarios for heating and cooling. It will be validated in the three PLANHEAT cities.PLANHEAT will develop and validate an integrated and easy-to-use tool to support local authorities in selecting, simulating and comparing alternative low carbon and economically sustainable scenarios for heating and cool...

Local Data InnovationLocal Data Innovation

Regen
Created 6 months ago
We have carried out a desktop study and engaged with stakeholders to identify the problems they are facing in their local energy system that energy-related data applications could help solve.We have carried out a desktop study and engaged with stakeholders to identify the problems they are facing in their local energy system that energy-related data applications could help solve.