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Carbon emissions and incentives (FOI)

Carbon emissions and incentives (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 25 October 2021.
Prepared internally, no external costs.



With the forthcoming expected energy issue for zero carbon emissions by x date.

How many registered companies are installing:

  • solar Water and Heating

  • solar Voltaic Electric Panels

  • horizontal Wind Turbines or Vertical Axis Wind Turbines

  • Is there any Government of Jersey (GOJ) price allowance incentives?


With the phasing out of Petrol combustion engines of all types, what is the number of:

  • EV Cars

  • EV Bikes on the island

  • along with details any GOJ prices allowances incentives?



The Government of Jersey (GOJ) does not maintain a list of registered companies who install the items you have listed. Therefore, this information is not held, as per Article 3 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011.

There are no GOJ price allowance incentives regarding the installation of these items.


The information you have requested is partially exempt under Article 23 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 because information regarding electric vehicles up to 30 September 2021 is already accessible to you on open data (Welcome - Government of Jersey Open Data).

Vehicle Registrations to end of September 2021

Once downloaded, the whole spreadsheet can be filtered to allow the extraction of the specific information required eg electric cars and ‘motorcycles’ registered.

It is not a legal requirement to register electric bicycles in Jersey, therefore, we do not hold this information. Therefore, this information is not held as per Article 3 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011.

GOJ have provided the following incentive schemes and further information can be found using the links:

Electric Bicycle Fund – Car2Cycle Scheme 2016

Department for Infrastructure offers £300 off ebikes (

Car2Cycle: Grant of £300 towards purchase of an electric bike (

Electric Bicycle Fund – Car2Cycle Scheme extension 2017

Car2Cycle Electric Bike Grant Scheme: Update (

Electric Bicycle Grant Scheme 2019

Electric Bike (E-Bike): Grant Scheme 2019 (

Retailers invited to participate in new e-bike grant scheme (

E-bike scheme update (

Eco-friendly parking permit up to December 2021

Electric vehicles and charging (

Vehicle Emissions Duty (VED)

Vehicle Emissions Duty (VED) (

Planning application fees re installation of domestic solar panels from 2022

(31) approved and answered Deputy Ward to Environment Minister re solar panels.pdf (

Articles applied

Article 3 - Meaning of “information held by a public authority”

For the purposes of this Law, information is held by a public authority if –

(a) it is held by the authority, otherwise than on behalf of another person; or

(b) it is held by another person on behalf of the authority.

Article 23 - Information accessible to applicant by other means

(1) Information is absolutely exempt information if it is reasonably available to the applicant, otherwise than under this Law, whether or not free of charge.

(2) A scheduled public authority that refuses an application for information on this ground must make reasonable efforts to inform the applicant where the applicant may obtain the information.

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