Councils across the country are seeing the benefits of savings on their energy bills, generating income from renewable energy, attracting new jobs and investment in ‘green' industries.
A new report commissioned by the LGA setting out the impact of council-led action on climate change.
The coalition Energy Bill, published on Thursday 29 November, sets out reforms to the electricity supply market.
Results of the LGA survey of local authorities in June 2012 to find out what stage they had reached in their preparations for the Green Deal and where support could be most useful.
The Green Deal is a new scheme aimed at helping householders and businesses improve the energy efficiency of their properties as well as generate jobs and stimulate growth as part of the emerging low carbon economy.
Revised guidance has been published by the Department of Energy and Climate Change on Home Energy Conservation.
The new initiative – building on the Nottingham Declaration – to support council action on climate change.
Climate Local councils
View our map of Climate Local councils and details of their local actions to reduce emissions and build resilience.
Find out more about council-led action in this section.
Renewable energy provides an opportunity for councils to help generate secure, sustainable, and clean energy for their local communities and businesses.