Renewable energy programme for the States of Alderney

Creating energy security to strengthen & diversify local economy

Be a Tiger initially explored energy efficiency and conservation starting with the States offices, identifying the challenges and exploring where savings, recycling and reusing strategies can be developed.

BAT then identified and commissioned a number of different technology experts who together could provide and deliver a comprehensive solution made up from a mixture of proven technologies, with focus on renewable energy.

CLEAR OBJECTIVES:

Create significant awareness
Stimulate business growth
Expand job opportunities
Enhance the fiscal base
Strengthen the area economy
Raise standard of living for residents
Increase competitiveness
Increase the tax take for the Bailiwick

Results: We have delivered a proposal (commercial, technology and financial) which can provide Alderney with:

Energy Security

100% electricity self-sufficiency from sustainable sources

Improved price stability

Diversity of supply

Environmental Sustainability

Increased energy efficiency and reduced consumption

Renewable energy development

Dramatic reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and other pollutants

Economic Development

A mechanism to support growth of local industries and new job opportunities off the back of this strategy

The ability for research, development & demonstrate new technologies

Strengthen and diversify local economy

The opportunity to create a worldwide centre of excellence for innovation and commercial prowess

A platform from which to establish a centre of educational post-graduate/business excellence, in turn attracting business to the island

Funding Route

A solution for raising the capital independent of the requirement to utilise existing resources from the States or The Bailiwick that carries no financial commitment by the States until released funds are available, with all associate fees being paid for out of the funding.

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"The States of Alderney has set up this initiative to ensure a prosperous future for residents and businesses of Alderney based on the objectives of safe, affordable, secure and environmentally sustainable energy.

To support this vision, the Alderney Enterprise Group (AEG) for Energy are creating an island energy strategy for the next 2, 5 and 10 years which will encompass all avenues of sustainable energy including small wind developments, solar technologies, geothermal energy, solid, liquid and gas bio fuels / diesel, biomass, pure plan oils, ethanol, wave, tidal and submarine grid. "

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