Green light for £95m energy efficiency plans in Bristol

Up to £95million will be invested across Bristol to improve energy efficiency in hundreds of homes, cutting the city’s carbon footprint in the run-up to it becoming European Green Capital next year, writes Bristol 24-7.

Councillors on George Ferguson’s cabinet last night (16/1) approved plans for a programme of energy-efficiency measures for the council’s social housing stock, as well as private housing, that could see an annual carbon dioxide saving of up to 17,900 tonnes, £3.5m savings on residents’ annual energy bills and a reduction of up to 5% in the city’s annual domestic gas use.

A Green Deal Provider partner, or partners, are expected to be appointed for four years with an overall ‘Green Deal’ offer made this summer.

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