Category Archives: Energy

Monday 21 January is the start of Big Energy Saving Week and Calderdale Council is reminding people of the support available to stay warm this winter. The Council’s Affordable Warmth Team has teamed up with the local Citizen’s Advice Bureau (CAB) to help people cut energy bills and get the financial support they are entitled… read more … about Helping people stay warm this winter>>

Affordable Warmth

Three Calderdale-based community projects have received a substantial amount of funding to become more energy efficient thanks to an innovative partnership between the Community Foundation for Calderdale (CFFC) and the energy purchasing club, 6C Energy. Age UK, The Space renovation project and The Big Tin Shed were successfully awarded a combined total of £8,000 in… read more … about Calderdale charities receive helping hand with energy saving plans>>

Calderdale Council is looking at the best way to support children looked after and care leavers. Young people who are looked after or are leaving the care of the Council should be supported to achieve their best and reach their aspirations. Calderdale Council takes the responsibility of corporate parenting very seriously and is committed to… read more … about Supporting young people to achieve their best>>

Work to upgrade Calderdale’s street lights with more efficient and better quality LED lighting is due to commence at the start of April 2018. Existing lights across the borough are set to be replaced with LED luminaires, which reduce the level of light pollution and provide better colour rendering which contributes to a safer feel… read more … about A bright future for Calderdale’s street lights>>

Cllr Barry Collins

Calderdale Council is looking at introducing state-of-the-art street lighting to reduce energy and maintenance costs and improve street lighting overall. Many of Calderdale’s existing street lights are reaching the end of their useful life and have significant energy costs and high carbon dioxide emissions. To address this, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet will discuss plans for £22m… read more … about Investing in a bright future>>

Cllr Barry Collins

Calderdale households could soon benefit from better value energy supplies, as Calderdale Council discusses joining the White Rose Energy scheme.  White Rose Energy is a not-for-profit energy supply partnership, created by Leeds City Council. It aims to provide better value energy tariffs for homes across the Yorkshire and Humber region and more specifically, for low… read more … about Switching on to better value energy>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

Calderdale Council is set to reduce its carbon emissions by at least 20% across a number of its buildings, achieving an energy and water cost saving of around £150,000 per year. The Council has engaged energy firm SSE Enterprise Energy Solutions to improve the energy efficiency of 14 of its buildings initially, with the cost… read more … about Council takes steps to reduce carbon footprint>>

40 Calderdale organisations now reaping the benefits of unique energy initiative 6C Energy has built on a superb first year of service in the local community having helped 40 Calderdale businesses and organisations save a combined total of more than a quarter of a million pounds on their energy bills. Launched in September 2015 by… read more … about 6C Energy celebrates significant milestone>>