Cumbria County Council take the highest tier in enviromental report

GREEN power comparability website,, not too long ago carried out a research on which UK county councils are doing their half to change into higher sustainable companies.

The report covers the councils which are main the way in which when it comes to inexperienced initiatives and renewable power, from putting in EV charging factors to web zero targets.

Uswitch requested the council to reply a sequence of questions to find out the place they might place, some instance questions embody:

  • ‘Is your principal constructing on a inexperienced/renewable power tariff? (Please reply individually for each gasoline and electrical if relevant).
  • Do you could have any electrical automobiles in your fleet of automobiles for employees? If sure, please state what number of.’

The web site then subsequently cut up the councils into three tiers relying on their solutions.

Cumbria positioned within the gold tier, which suggests they’re probably the most dedicated to being inexperienced. Solely eight councils of the 21 that responded achieved this tier. mentioned:

“These councils are main the way in which in the direction of the UK web zero goal.”

Allan Harty, who’s the Assistant Director for Enviroment and Enterprise at Cumbria County Council, shared the information saying:

“Nice to see Cumbria County Council ranked within the Gold Tier of USwitch’s first Inexperienced Council Report.”

“Having scored positively in our 4 necessities to be thought-about a frontrunner in sustainability. Cumbria County Council has confirmed to be doing higher than 70% of UK County Councils.”

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