Will Sunak’s Net Zero strategy change derail progress?
By: Steve Atkins – Principal Consultant, Consultus International Group
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak made an announcement at 4:30pm on Wednesday 20th September 2023 regarding a shift in the government’s green policies that could see a watering down of some key deadlines ahead of the 2050 Net Zero target. Ahead of the policy announcement, we take a look at what is being discussed and look at the implications for the wider UK economy of such large-scale changes.
Posted at: 20/09/2023Read more
UK government launches online UK Business Climate Hub to help SMEs transition to Net Zero
The UK’s Department for Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ) last week launched a new online platform to assist SMEs in their journey to become Net Zero. The website, called the UK Business Climate Hub, allows businesses to access advice to help reduce energy costs and to reduce carbon emissions, providing support across a range of sectors.
Posted at: 24/08/2023Read more
UK government announces further £22 million boost for renewable energy
By: Steve Atkins - Principal Consultant, Consultus Interational Group
In a government press release this morning, the UK’s Energy Security Secretary, Grant Shapps, has announced a further £22 million of government backing into renewable projects via the Contracts for Difference Scheme. The additional spending takes the budget to £227 million for the upcoming auction, which the government hopes will make the UK the “first choice” for investors
Posted at: 03/08/2023Read more
The impact of energy regulations on SMEs
In the UK, numerous energy regulations shape the business environment for SMEs. Legislation and policies like the Climate Change Act, Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs), and the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) hold particular relevance for SMEs, determining their obligations and responsibilities.
Below are some of the current regulations which could be impacting you.
Posted at: 19/07/2023Read more
Energy Bill Discount Scheme deadline
Please note that the deadline to apply for this scheme has now expired since 25th July 2023.
Posted at: 07/06/2023Read more
Analysing Energy Usage
In a very turbulent energy market, Assured Energy will analyse various parts of a client's energy usage and bill to determine the best contract option for that client. This ensures that the contract type best matches the energy consumption of the business to make sure they do not overpay. Below is a quick overview of the process which Assured Energy uses to find the best energy contracts for our clients.
Posted at: 22/02/2023Read more