Planning for Climate Change
A study has been commissioned jointly with a number of other local authorities to underpin the preparation of future planning policies relating to climate change.
The report includes an assessment of:
- the potential impact of different spatial options on CO2 emissions and water usage;
- the opportunities for renewable energy schemes in each local authority area;
- the extent that it may be feasible to expect new buildings to reduce their carbon emissions beyond the requirements of the Building Regulations.
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Assessment of Development Options
Renewable Energy Opportunities
Annex 2 - Wind Resource Maps
Annex 2 - Sites considered for wind turbines
Annex 5 - Hydro sites considered
Annex 8 - Woodland areas
Energy efficiency recommendations for new buildings