Cost savings and better relations with investors and customers amongst benefits gained

CO2 emissions reduced by 0.2 tonnes per year per home

Investment will help Aquamarine Power towards their Oyster wave power technology

Suggestions to change the system for allocating money for flood defences also published

Money will help rescue services to equip and train local flood rescue teams

Public to have easy access to data from all levels of government

60,000 green jobs could be created by 2020

Communities will work with their councils to decide how to spend the extra funding

All 49 properties will meet Level 4 and 5 for the Code for Sustainable Homes

Green rating system improved by aligning the Code with the latest developments in building regulations.

Each home could save more than £600 a year on energy costs through energy saving measures

New services and facilities to include a new community centre and youth centre.

Projects will boost UK's energy security.

Course supports carbon reduction and helps organisations and communities mitigate the effects of changing climate change.

15 new properties will include energy features such as high levels of insulation and air source heat pumps.


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