Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) Participant Closure Guidance
Posted on 10th June 2021
The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (Revocation and Savings) Order 2018 came into force on 1st October 2018. The final compliance year for participants in CRC was 2018 to 2019.
Happy Birthday, CCL!
Posted on 5th April 2021
Climate Change Levy (CCL) was introduced in 2001 under the Finance Act 2001 for non-domestic organisations. It is one of the longest running energy based policies to date. CCL was initially offset by a reduction in National Insurance contributions for businesses and was launched to encourage them to operate in a more environmentally friendly way. The levy is applied to electricity, gas, liquid petroleum gas (LPG) and solid fuels. However, exemptions for supplies from certain energy sources apply.
CRC Briefing Update – 2018/2019
Posted on 24th April 2018
The government has issued its latest CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme participant update, the most salient points are covered below:
Will Universities Reach Their 2020 Carbon Reduction Targets?
Posted on 27th October 2016
The latest Bite Green Higher Education Report has identified that UK universities are struggling to reach the collective 2020 carbon reduction pledges. The initial target to lower emissions was set by the Higher Education Funding Council for England, at a reduction of 43% by 2020 – this was established from a 2005 baseline to help meet the UK’s commitments set out within the Climate Change Act.
The UK has Fallen from the Top 10 Global Energy Ranking
Posted on 20th October 2016
For the first time ever, the UK has fallen from the top 10 of a respected international league table of country’s energy sectors. The World Energy Council sees this as a result of the government’s lack of clarity and the swarm of changes which left the UK facing a potential gap in the energy supply.