Wales Update Energy Wales: A Low Carbon TransitionMike Batt14th March 2013
Engage and support businesses that help us to achieve our low carbon ambitionEnabled organisations in Wales to achieve over £465m in direct costsavings which will reduce their carbon emissions by over 5.9MtCO 2;Stimulated over £83m of capital investment.Awarded over £18m in interest-free energy efficiency loans;Strengthened the Welsh economy in the form of jobs created or securedthrough the delivery of goods and services to organisations directlyemploying over 210,000 people;Attracted over 6,100 delegates to our low carbon skills and knowledgetransfer seminars & workshops held throughout Wales.
Support our vital energy intensiveindustries in the transition to a lowcarbon economy CT Support all the major industries throughout Wales. Provide bespoked service targets the specific needs of each business and sector. Through our major clients CTW target engagement within the industrial supply chain. Independent advice giving business the confidence to invest in energy efficiency.
Relentlessly pursue energy efficiency so that we do more with lessSum of ALifetimeSavingsCO2 Column LabelsRow Labels Alternative Energy Building technologies Management measures Process technologies Grand Total Beverages, Brewing and Tobacco 0 0 813 585 1,398 Chemicals 117,964 9,382 25,053 103,481 255,880 Construction and Building Management 37,751 7,484 5,927 655,049 706,211 Extraction Industries 0 264 157 1,276 1,697 Financial Services 0 344 0 344 Food Production and Agriculture 0 5,167 37,250 59,949 102,366 Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals 0 8,194 5,936 4,044 18,173 Hi-Tech and Professional Services 70,595 24,410 14,164 90,286 199,455 Hospitality and Leisure 6,069 45,636 85,637 6,740 144,082 Household and Consumer Goods 0 23,518 7,262 15,445 46,226 Industrials and Manufacturing 37,630 66,634 113,834 50,899 268,997 Manufacture of Basic Materials 551,350 38,029 167,003 958,155 1,714,537 Public Sector 381,385 337,797 445,192 77,698 1,235,136 Retail and Distribution 0 17,717 13,305 20,748 51,769 Telecomms and Media 0 5,000 14,193 2,646 21,840 Transport and Infrastructure 1,024 2,786 10,426 14,237 Unknown 134 89,542 36,774 6,876 133,326 Utilities and Waste 1,029,515 3,973 25,847 14,939 1,074,274Grand Total 2,232,393 683,770 1,001,479 2,079,240 5,989,948
Focus on low carbon sources of energy generation and approaches which will help to deliver lower overall emissions. Feasibility studies for all forms of renewable energy Development and deployment of sustainable energy heat generation and networks. CT Off Shore Wind Accelerator Support for MCS and GDC schemes, in Partnership with EST, through the provision of interest free loans
Barriers Key characteristics for a high scoreTheme1 Carbon reduction strategy • Carbon reduction vision statement or similar. and targets • Up to date and comprehensive carbon or energy reduction policy, strategy and implementation plan, backed by challenging reduction targets. • Carbon and energy embedded in corporate strategies and priorities. • High general awareness at a senior level of the importance and value of active carbon management.2 Current carbon position: • Comprehensive carbon footprint, annual updates. baseline / carbon footprint • High level of AMR, no estimated meter readings. and monitoring • Reporting on physical consumption, not just financial data. • Appropriate data disaggregation e.g. submetering of sites with multiple buildings. M&T techniques e.g. exception reports, weather correction and analysis of half hourly data.3 Carbon reduction through • Existence of relevant standards e.g. Green Dragon, ISO14001. organisational, behavioural • Involvement / engagement of all staff. and culture change • Green champion network or similar. • Comprehensive awareness campaigns and behaviour change initiatives, measurement of impact/staff opinion. • Staff training programmes.4 Financial provision • Firm sources of funding, with a clear finance strategy and responsibility. • Adequate funding to cover projects to achieve targets. • Good working inter departmental relationship, finance and energy/estates teams.
Barriers5 Programme management • Adequate human resources and skills, or access to specialist skills as and human resources necessary. • Project management systems for project implementation. • Risk management process for achieving carbon / energy targets. • Energy team spend a proportion of time on site or have good links with representatives on site.6 Governance, • Senior sponsorship by management. communication and • Regular reporting demonstrating the financial value of carbon reporting management and progress to targets. • Demonstrative interest and drive by senior management. • Effective strategic oversight. • Active communications plan and engagement with corporate communication teams.7 Technical projects • Maintain a comprehensive list of carbon reduction projects with quantified costs and benefits. • Appropriate prioritisation of projects. • A credible pipeline of projects to meet reduction targets. • Active verification of project outcomes.8 External engagement • Use of external sources of assistance and inspiration. • Community leadership. • Courage to Share Knowledge