Assured Energy Outlook: Issue 33 - Jun 2019
Government to set target for net zero by 2050
On 12 June, Prime Minister Theresa May announced that the government would lay legislation to implement a target for the UK to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. This will amend the Climate Change Act 2008. The Prime Minister also urged other economies to follow the UK’s lead and set their own targets.Read more
Smart Meters - Can They Really Save your Business Money?
The revolution in ‘Smart Tech’ around the home has boomed in the past few years. Smart speakers that not only play music, but can answer almost any question it is asked, remind you of appointments and even buy that DVD you keep meaning to pick up.Read more
5 Green Steps to Future-proof your Business
‘Going green’ has, for years, been a moral choice. With climate change at the forefront of discussion, ‘Going green’ has become a business must in terms of not only supporting the environment, but also future proofing your business. Studies show that consumers are basing their choices on the green credentials of the brands they are buying from-actively enquiring as to the sustainability of a business’s products.Read more
How to be Broker Savvy
The energy industry can be confusing at best, verging on sharp practice at worst. This blog looks at 3 common traps, and how to avoid them: What is a Letter of Authority, and which LOAs should you not consider signing? Why shouldn’t you agree any verbal contracts over the phone? Why should you ask if your broker has preferential relationships with suppliers? Read on and arm yourself against potential pitfalls.Read more
As a business, you understand the importance of getting the best deal from your suppliers: including your energy supplier. Just like going to market to find a new supplier for your products, switching energy supplier is often the best way to find the best rates available. Unfortunately, many believe that switching is time consuming and not worth the hassle. Well, they are wrong and here’s why.Read more
15 Top Business Energy Saving Tips
We are back with more energy saving tips that are sure to significantly lower your energy bills: Assured Energy know how costly energy usage can be for a small business. If you want to reduce your business’s energy expenses in 2019 please read on:Read more
Look after your pets – and look after the planet?
You may have seen the press reports a few weeks ago: a UK pet food manufacturer is launching a dog food product that is 40 percent insect—soldier flies, to be precise. However, feeding flies to Fido isn’t the only way that we can help to conserve energy and reduce carbon emissions.
From an environmental perspective, the flies-as-food idea is to help combat climate change by avoiding beef from cattle fed on soya grown in Brazilian plantations that have been cleared from rainforest.Read more