CBI warns UK of green energy failure

mattBusiness Electricity, Business Gas, Energy Efficiency, Utilities Market Regulation, Wholesale Utilities Markets

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has warned that the UK is failing to attract low-carbon investment The CBI warned today that Britain is failing to attract enough the investment required to build a low-carbon energy infrastructure. They claim that the energy sector will require £150bn of private investment alone over the next 20 years, to replace the third of … Read More

Businesses want CRC scheme axed

mattBusiness Electricity, Business Gas, Energy Efficiency

45% of business energy customers say the government’s CRC scheme is just another name for tax A survey conducted for npower has found that nearly half of business energy customers believe the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC) is unnecessary, with over a quarter thinking it will not help the UK reach its carbon reduction targets. The CRC scheme … Read More

Countdown to CRC

mattEnergy Efficiency

It’s nearly April, so Half-Hourly metered companies need to think about the CRC. The CRC (Carbon Reduction Commitment) Energy Efficiency Scheme comes into effect on the 1st April 2010. It’s not only the very largest companies/energy consumers that have to participate under the new CRC legislation. If you have a Half-Hourly meter, you need to disclose information about your energy … Read More