April Newsletter

7 Takeaways from the UK Government’s Green Day

The UK Government published a series of reports, policies and consultations as part of Green Day. As it could take quite some time to read all 2,840 pages, we have pulled together 7 of our key takeaways for you, from the carbon import tax to embodied emissions reporting. Read all 7 here.

The missing E from the Chancellor’s Spring Budget: Efficiency

Despite some ‘big-ticket’ announcements from the Chancellor in this year’s Spring Budget, our head of consultancy, Timothy Holman, addresses the missing E in the Government’s economic growth plan – efficiency. With further investment in sustainable energy production and the acceleration of carbon capture technologies, Hunt’s only nod to efficiency was in his commitment to extend the Climate Change agreement scheme for a further 2 years. Read the full response.

We have become friends of Marston Vale Forest

To mark this year’s International Day of Forests, we have become a corporate friend to the Forest of Marston Vale, committing to plant a tree for every employee annually. This follows us achieving carbon neutral status earlier this year and is further supported by our mission to become net zero by 2030. Find out more about our partnership.

Ofgem has changed the way they charge TNUoS and BSUos: How will you be affected?

Ofgem has changed the way the Transmission Network Use of System (TNUoS) and the Balancing Service Use of System (BSUoS) are charged from 1 April 2023. Greg Armstrong, our Principal Consultant explores what the changes to TNUoS and BSUoS really mean, how organisations will be affected and what they can do to mitigate the impact of the new charges on their bills. Learn more about TNUoS and BSUoS.

UK Government pledges department for net zero

The UK Government announced the creation of the Department of Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNEZ) with a pledge to streamline climate change policy. Our Head of Consultancy, Timothy Holman discusses how the new department demonstrates the UK’s commitment to the energy transition and acceleration of policies to deliver net zero. Learn more about DESNEZ.

Policy changes to Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES)

From 1 April 2023 all private rented properties in England and Wales will need to adhere to a new legal standard of minimum energy efficiency, making it unlawful to rent or lease a commercial property with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating below an E. How will these changes affect you?

Making energy data meaningful

Data is crucial when it comes to managing energy, but communicating it can come with a whole set of new challenges. Our Senior Energy Consultant, Sam Arje, discusses the art of communicating energy data to your stakeholders and the importance of acknowledging that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach when it comes to data. Take a look at how to make your energy data meaningful.

Commercial Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs): a closer inspection

Have you ever looked at an EPC and wondered what all that information really means? With so many different elements making up an Energy Performance Certificate, it can be easy to get lost. Our helpful guide breaks down what each component of an EPC means and the legislation around building regulations and EPC requirements. Take a closer look.

Has your relationship with carbon lost its spark? Here are 5 reasons why you should consider breaking up…

With mounting pressure on organisations to find new ways of doing business that are more sustainable, it’s no surprise that many organisations are choosing to break up with carbon. Like any relationship, a relationship with carbon won’t work if its toxic. Consider these 5 benefits for reducing your organisation’s carbon footprint.

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