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1 National Home Energy Conference 16 May 2006 Woking – Progress So Far Ray Morgan Chief Executive, Woking Borough Council

2 National Home Energy Conference WOKING Small Surrey District with 90,000 population 38,500 Properties – circa10% Council owned Council turnover circa £110m Council Net Revenue Budget £13m Average Household incomes £34,000 1% Unemployment In top 10% of least deprived areas in UK Over 10% of households vulnerable to Fuel Poverty

3 National Home Energy Conference Key Components of Woking’s Progress Corporate Commitment – in the opinion of the community in Woking environment is the second priority after affordable housing Cross Political Party agreement and coordination Corporate Energy Efficiency Strategy from 1990/91 with targets supported by financial structures to implement a range of initiatives Energy Conservation & Sustainable Communities – long term relationship Public Private Partnership “ESCO” established Thameswey Limited and Thameswey Energy limited Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2001 Climate Change Strategy adopted December 2002 Beacon Council – Sustainable Energy

4 National Home Energy Conference Cross political party working since the early 1990’s. Delivery directed by a cross party Climate Change Working Group led by Executive and Overview & Scrutiny Members and reporting directly to the Executive. Proactive support for Local Agenda 21 voluntary group. Target of 50% improvement in energy efficiency in Council buildings by Target for self generation of Council power requirements of 100% from sustainable sources including 20% from renewable sources by Woking’s Corporate Commitment

5 National Home Energy Conference Climate Change The Greatest Threat to Business Continuity?

6 Three Overarching Aims Reduction of CO 2 equivalent emissions Adaptation to climate change Promotion of sustainable development Climate Change Strategy National Home Energy Conference

7 Underlying Principles Generate locally what we need Clear up locally the waste we create Conserve what we have Adapt current practices and landscapes to cope with Climate Change Climate Change Strategy National Home Energy Conference

8 Climate Change Strategy 8 Key Themes Planning and Regulation Energy Services Waste Transport Procurement Education and Promotion Management of Natural Habitats Adapting to a Changing Climate

9 National Home Energy Conference Climate Neutral Development Guidance Guidance to applicants for Planning Permission Promotes Good Practice Aims to achieve 80% reduction in CO 2 emissions Being built into new Local Development Framework

10 National Home Energy Conference 51% improvement in energy efficiency in Council buildings March % reduction in CO 2 equivalent emissions in Council buildings March % of Council power requirements self generated from sustainable sources in 2005/06 including 11% from renewable sources. Woking’s Corporate Achievements So Far

11 National Home Energy Conference 31% improvement in energy efficiency of residential buildings March % reduction in CO 2 equivalent emissions Borough wide March Over 4,077 private homes provided with free insulation. Fuel Poverty – 98% of council dwellings have affordable warmth. Woking’s Corporate Achievements So Far

12 National Home Energy Conference Energy Advice through SESEEAC Project support from ecsc Borough Waste Management Strategy developed through research and focus groups Wind Energy Consultation through focus groups Planners Renewable Energy workshop Community Engagement and Consultation

13 National Home Energy Conference Examples in Action Town Centre energy station Woking Park energy station 11 small scale CHP sites incorporating 9% of UK's installed capacity of PV Geothermal Heat Pumps for remote pavilions Self generation of 82% of the Council energy requirement in 2005/06 Energy supplied to Council tenants Provision to private businesses, community centres and GP surgeries Sustainable and Renewable Energy

14 National Home Energy Conference Examples in Action Town Centre CHP (Gas fired 1.3 mW electrical, 1.6 mW heating; 1.2 mW absorption cooling, island generation. ) Thameswey Energy Limited Project Private Supply network Council Buildings & Car Parks Businesses –Holiday Inn –Big Apple

15 National Home Energy Conference Examples in Action Woking Park (Gas fired CHP 1.1mW electrical, Hydrogen Fuel Cell 0.2mW electrical, combined 1.6mW heating, absorption cooling 0.5mW, island generation) Park includes general public green space, wetlands, rainwater harvesting, three pools, leisure centre and al weather games areas Self sufficient in thermal loads Export circa 60% of electrical generation to other Thameswey energy limited customers

16 National Home Energy Conference Examples in Action Sustainable and Renewable Energy Above - Sunnyside Residential Far left -Pool in the Park Left - Parking meters Commitment To Environmental Agenda

17 National Home Energy Conference Examples in Action Sustainable and Renewable Energy New build by Council Housing Company of six flats incorporating small scale CHP (5.5kWe) and Photovoltaic (2.6kWp) roof tiles in a private wire system

18 National Home Energy Conference Woking – Progress So Far “True Wisdom consists in not departing from nature but in moulding our conduct according to her laws and models” Seneca 4BC to AD65


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