Community planning: Low Carbon Communities
Introduction
What and how
Green Deal
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The Green Deal – a radically new approach

National and local authority carbon reduction targets

There is an urgent need to reduce carbon emissions from buildings. Some 28% of total national carbon emissions are generated by the housing stock. Agreed national carbon reduction targets cannot be met unless this is reduced substantially and soon: Government energy policy and the Energy Act 2011

The legal framework for a 90 billion investment programme to 2020 aims to retrofit 600,000 dwellings per year: The Green Deal - pay as you save system for reducing energy consumption by enabling households to pay for the installation of energy efficiency measures through their reduced fuel bills.


The Feed-in Tariff - subsidy system for household and neighbourhood renewable energy generation through micro-generation installations.


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Thanks:
This page partly funded by the Department for Communities and
Local Government, 2011.





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Last updated on:13 January 2012