How does this impact on Community Wellbeing? My local community in central Scotland are having financial difficulty due to high costs for electric wet heating installed by local councils. Using green energy to heat homes would not only reduce these high bills but help with green initiatives and reduce carbon use for heating Why should the Committee focus on this as part of their future work? Green energy will not only reduce the impact of heat poverty but is also a fantastic idea for reducing carbon production. Solar panels are the easiest to pass the savings into the user. We also have lots of wind turbines in the area but receive no energy initiatives (in an area of heating povery) from these companies to help with energy bills despite having the visual and local impact/disruption.
As a country moving towards a more environmentally friendly process of heating an water is essential. Winters in Scotland can be very cold and many of the homes have been switched from coal to wet electric heating at huge costs. In moving towards a green energy you are helping both the environment and those struggling the most with fuel costs. Some houses in our area are still coal, without green initiatives this will continue.
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