(adapt from a page on Edinburgh Council’s website)
Edinburgh’s draft Sustainable Energy Action Plan (SEAP) aims to reduce carbon emissions by 42% by 2020, from 2005 levels. The most recent data available shows that Edinburgh has reduced CO2 by 14.5% to the year 2011.
Edinburgh Council proposes 5 areas for reducing emissions and energy use:
- energy efficiency measures
- renewable energy
- waste-to energy
- district heating and co-generation
- sustainable transport.
You can download the SEAP summary, SEAP reference document and easy print version below from Edinburgh Council’s website.