REPLICATE Site Bristol
In Bristol, the Ashley, Easton and Lawrence Hill neighbourhood partnership area was chosen as the target district as the REPLICATE project could bring a number of benefits to this area including:
- Reduce the cost, and amount, of energy consumed to tackle fuel poverty.
- Use more local renewable sources of energy to increase local resilience.
- Enable greater sustainable mobility to increase health and wellbeing as well as enable better access to training and employment.
- Engages citizens in their energy use and travel patterns to change behaviour.
- Contribute to an overall aim to significantly reduce CO2 emissions.
Some of the interventions being piloted include:
- Energy efficient refitting of homes
- Development of local renewable energies
- Connected homes
- 32 e-bikes
- 6 electric car club vehicles
- An on-demand bus electric bus service
- Electric vehicle charging infrastructure
- Personalised mobility applications
- Integrated infrastructures
- Development of a smart city platform (Bristol Is Open)
- An energy demand management service