climate changeLondoners are being invited to comment on the Mayor’s climate change and energy plans including a proposal to offers homes in some areas a free “energy efficiency package” to reduce heating costs.
The plans published today by Mayor of London Boris Johnson set out his proposals to cut carbon emissions by 60 per cent by 2025 and also details action the Mayor is taking such as investing in greener transport modes including cycling.
The RE:NEW energy efficiency package has already been trialled in more than 8,000 homes across nine London boroughs earlier this year and will now be offered to pre-selected neighbourhoods in “most” boroughs. Details on how each borough will deliver the service are currently being finalised.
In a statement Mayor of London Boris Johnson said: “There are huge advantages to becoming more energy efficient. Not only will it shave money off bills in the face of rising fuel costs for homes and businesses but also generate jobs in a new low carbon economy.
“We need the collective efforts of everyone with a stake in London’s prosperity to contribute to our plans and create this new future.”
The Mayor’s strategy Delivering London’s energy future is available to view at: www.london.gov.uk and the public consultation will run until 5 January 2011.