Presentation on theme: "The View From Bristol Dave Cowley Policy & Projects Officer Bristol City Council."— Presentation transcript:
The View From Bristol Dave Cowley Policy & Projects Officer Bristol City Council
Energy efficiency - Why bother? Cost of Domestic Energy: Typical Bristol Home: 13.5MWh/yr gas (£513) 3.8MWh/yr elec (£531) Sources: DECC energy statistics 2009 & Bristol Quality of Life Surveys 2011 Prices from DECC; 14p/kWh elec, 3.8p/kWh gas 44% of Bristol residents would like to reduce this!
Energy efficiency - Why bother? Cost of Domestic Energy: £83m of gas £101m of elec 776,000t CO2 194,500 homes in Bristol, 80% Private SAP rating 55 17.9% in fuel poverty Sources: DECC energy statistics 2009 & Bristol Private House Condition Survey 2011 Prices from DECC; 14p/kWh elec, 3.8p/kWh gas
Expenditure on Powering UK Homes Between 1999-2009: 87.5% increase in cost of Gas (heating) 78.4% increase in cost of Electricity (- heating) Source: DECC energy price statistics
European Local ENergy Assistance ELENA technical assistance grant of 2.6m euros will provide us with additional staff/consultancy resource for 3 years Can be spent on developing investment proposals to domestic & public sector buildings Requirement is to deliver investment at least 25 times the grant Investment can be committed or delivered via internal or external sources (including grants, private sector investment, etc)
ELENA in Bristol: Deliverables Energy Services Company BCC housing stock improvements (solid wall cladding, etc) Increase non-BCC home energy efficiency (Green Deal) Improve BCC & Public Sector Building Stock energy standards Deliver solar energy (PV) on roofs Delivering district heating/CHP/CCHP networks Further info soon. In the interim please see: http://www.bristol.gov.uk/node/10151http://www.bristol.gov.uk/node/10151 (up to) £140m 1,000 jobs-3% CO2
Kick Off for ELENA Refine Project Plans, Communication Strategy, etc Engage partners including; community groups, residents, public sector, local installers, etc Recruit new staff & start procuring consultant support Confirm viability and decide on delivery/financing routes for each element of ELENA, including industry engagement
5 DH schemes on the drawing board. Bedminster project – 2 feasibility schemes later- Sports centre/1 tower block and 3 walk up blocks & a school. – hope to start work on this pilot next year. District Heating
Green Deal Delivery in Bristol Option 1: Provide – Coordinating all aspects of Green Deal Delivery; finance, assessment, installation, etc Option 2: Partner – work in a formal partnership with commercial Green Deal provider and facilitate delivery Option 3: Enabler – by acting promoting the Green Deal locally Option 4: Hybrid e.g Framework Partnership e.g characteristics of Options 1 and 2
Private Sector schemes Bristol Energy Efficiency Scheme –£95/measure –Free to 60+ and Under16s Landlord Accreditation scheme Home Action Zones Wessex loan scheme
Energy Efficiency Advice CSE SLA Local Advice helpline Project manage BEES insulation scheme Bristol Energy Action Network (BEAN) Out-reach activity –E.g flu vaccination Technical resource Tenant Advice
Low Carbon Network Fund So La Project Phase 1- PV installation Phase 2 – Battery/DC circuit installation Ofgem funded scheme Partnership with Western Power distribution research project Using battery buffer system and DC lighting circuits & DC hub to maximise use of PV generation Minimise export Use smart tariffs to reduce peak loading Includes tablet computers for tenants.