UK climate advisers issue emissions warning over Heathrow expansion

They inform of the risks involved in light of the 2050 climate targets

Taking control of utilities helps manufacturers roll with the punches

A different approach to energy and water consumption could help manufacturers block and evade the combination of punches coming at them this year from forces they can’t control. UK manufacturers have taken many body blows in the past, but the pressures today are intense. At home, the challenges include skills shortages and political uncertainty over […]

Fruitful energy savings for UK company

A major fruit supplier for blue chip UK retailers and wholesale markets has seen savings worth £70,000 a year by joining an energy tax abatement initiative. A G Thames Holdings joined the Climate Change Agreement (CCA) scheme, which are voluntary agreements made by the industry and the Environment Agency to reduce energy use and emissions. […]

npower’s Wayne Mitchell’s Blog

Get ready for more energy-efficiency obligations Do you feel your energy-efficiency-related workload has become, well, inefficient? We currently have the CRC, the EU ETS, Climate Change Agreements and Greenhouse Gas emissions reporting, some or all of which you may be legally required to participate in. Then there are the complexities of Electricity Market Reform and […]

Climate tax cuts for efficient energy intensive firms

Energy intensive businesses can slash their climate taxes by up to 90% if they commit to “stretching” efficiency improvement targets to 2020. The Government’s new voluntary Climate Change Agreements (CCA) scheme covers around 9,000 industrial sites across the UK and offers participating businesses cuts on the Climate Change Levy (CCL) charges in return for meeting […]