Sustainable Energy Action Plan – Edinburgh Council

(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.