Oldham Energy Futures aims to deliver the following 9 benefits for Sholver, Westwood and the wider community
Two local energy plans
visual showcasing each neighbourhood’s vision of what a decarbonised & resilient local heat, electricity and transport system could look like, also know as a LEAP
Seed funded projects
like home-improvements to create warmer, healthier and low-carbon homes; EV and e-bikes local mobility project or newly installed renewable energy generation.
Clear benefits for local people
baked into the Local Energy Action Plans, like warmer homes, lower bills, greener ways of travelling, better health and new jobs.
New skills held locally
by the local energy champions and the surrounding community.
Bespoke energy & planning expertise
on hand to support the local energy community groups in order to meet their aims
unique webpage acting as a depository of information captured during the workshop processes. It will also include solar, energy efficiency and low carbon transport data sets that can also be used to support Oldham’s Council’s planning processes.
Local economy spending
project spending on workshops, events and educational activities channeled into local venues, caterers and businesses.
Tools & visuals
including workshop plans and data driven visuals enabling other communities to develop their own local energy action plans.
Showcase Oldham’s Green New Deal
Oldham Council’s existing people-centered approach showcased through the project’s connections and communications.