Tweed Shire Council

Australia Mayor: Katie Milne
Summary
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    Population 96033
  • km 2
    Area 1307.4
  • AUD
    GDP 2.9 Billion
  • emission
    Targets by 2017 Reduce 20% GHG emissions
Targets

Targets by Tweed Shire Council

GHG emissions reduction targets

 

    Community
     

  • The Tweed Shire Council has committed to reduce its Community emissions by 20% by 2017 compared to 1996 emission level.
  • The target is going to be reached by activities in Stationary energy, Industrial processes and product use (IPPU), Transport and Waste management sectors.

 

    Local Government
     

  • The Tweed Shire Council has committed to reduce its Local Government emissions by 20% by 2017 compared to 1996 emission level.
  • The target is going to be reached by activities in Stationary energy, Transport and Waste management sectors.
Renewable energy target

 

  • The Tweed Shire Council committed to increase its Installed capacity of Renewable energy in Local Government to 3 MW by 2025
  • Current Installed capacity of Renewable energy: 0.23 MW 2018
  • The target is going to be reached by activities in Electricity and Heating & cooling sectors.
  • The Tweed Shire Council committed to increase its Installed capacity of Renewable energy in Local Government to 3 MW by 2025
  • Current Installed capacity of Renewable energy: 0.23 MW 2018
  • The target is going to be reached by activities in Electricity and Heating & cooling sectors.
Energy efficiency target

 

15% Energy efficiency improvement by 2022

  • The Tweed Shire Council committed to increase its energy efficiency in Primary energy and Local Government energy consumption by 15% by 2022 compared to 2017 levels.
  • Primary energy energy consumption: 22000.0 Mwh
  • This target will be achieved in Electricity and Heating & cooling sectors
Other mitigation targets


Add 1.5km of new footpaths and cycleways each year to encourage sustainable transport options in the Tweed Shire


70% of waste to be diverted from landfill in the Tweed Shire

Adaptation and resilience target

 

Tweed Shire Council is developing and trialling a Northern Rivers Emerging Vector Response Plan

Inventories
Community inventories

The Tweed Shire Council has reported 1 Community emission inventory, since 2016. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2016, the Stationary energy, Transport and Waste management are identified as key emission sources.

GHG emission from Tweed Shire Council
GHG inventory in 2016
Government operations inventory

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Mayor Katie Milne
Tweed Shire Council, Australia

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