The city of Nelson says there is scope to export the expertise they’ve garnered from their highly successful greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction strategy.
The city will achieve their first 5-year target of a 25% decline in their corporate GHG emissions ..thus savings tens of thousands of dollars a year.
Nelson Hydro GM Alex Love says they would like to offer the knowledge to other smaller communities in the region.
He says having a proven model is key.
Nelson has addressed big energy savings in city owned buildings and achieved major buy-in from staff.
This in addition to their award winning Ecosave residential retrofit program.