Carbon Management

Energy and carbon reduction

Carbon reduction

In July 2010 Cabinet set a carbon reduction strategy to make Hampshire County Council a carbon neutral authority by 2050. In the short term, from 2010-2015, a 20% reduction in carbon emissions has been set. By 2025, carbon emissions will reduce by a further 40%, leading to carbon neutrality by 2050.

Hampshire County Council's Energy Strategy

Hampshire County Council agreed an Energy Strategy at a meeting of Cabinet on 29 October 2012.

The Energy Strategy  Download Adobe Reader to view this PDF 562kB sets out the County Council's response to the three key energy risks to Hampshire:

  • Security of supply
  • Affordability
  • Carbon emissions

Hampshire County Council's Energy Strategy Action Plan

The Executive Member for Income and Capital Receipts approved the implementation of the Energy Strategy Action Plan on 18 March 2014. The Plan spans a four year period and progress will be reviewed in 2018. The purpose of the Plan is to deliver high quality and cost effective projects which will reduce the energy consumption and carbon footprint of Hampshire County Council and the wider community and establish the foundation for further progress in future years.