Webinar: ESOS Phase 2 – are you compliant?

This free webinar will take place on Thursday 27th September at 10.00am

Esos phase 1 compliance – join the amnesty

Have you received an enforcement notice for Phase 1 ESOS compliance? Take action today. Sign up to the Utilitywise ESOS amnesty to start your compliance journey. Many companies are still yet to comply with the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS), so how can they get ESOS help? We’re calling on the Environment Agency (EA) to […]

More than half of small firms undertaking ESOS audit save cash

More than half of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that undertook an Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) audit made financial savings as a result. New research conducted by the UK Government about the initiative, says two-thirds saved in excess of £200 in the last year. ESOS aims to help organisations across the country improve their energy efficiency […]

Inprova Energy publishes guide to ISO 50001

Inprova Energy has published a free guide to the ISO 50001 international energy management standard which, for certified organisations, may provide full compliance with the audit requirements of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS). Proven benefits of ISO 50001 ISO 50001 enables organisations of all sizes to establish policies and processes to track, analyse and […]

Don’t get phased by ESOS – Start Phase 2 Now

With around 40% of organisations still remaining non-compliant four months on from the ESOS Phase 1 deadline (5th December 2015), we believe it’s essential for affected businesses to get a head start on Phase 2. ESOS is still mandatory and STC Energy, part of Inspired Energy PLC, are actively managing Phase 2 auditing, reporting and […]

Guest Blog: Mervyn Bowden – Why are we waiting?

Is it just me finding the energy scene fairly quiet at the moment? I don’t think so. All the necessary and routine things appear to be happening – energy contracts are still being raised and bills being checked. But everything else is sooo slooow. I guess we’re in a bit of a lull between one […]

Are you trying to avoid ESOS?

ESOS is a mandatory energy assessment and energy saving identification scheme for large organisations in the UK. It applies to companies with more than 250 employees or those that have a turnover of more than €50 million (£42.4m), with the energy assessment designed to produce detailed reports on the company’s energy use and efficiency every […]

Guest Blog: Mervyn Bowden – Energy efficiency, how big is the scope for saving?

The Potential Aside of some amazingly conservative estimates by the old Department of Energy & Climate Change, which illustrated the benefits of the country saving just 0.7% of its energy consumption via its flagship Energy Saving Opportunities Scheme (ESOS), the answer is still VAST. Depending on how much has been done to date – and […]

ESOS absentees investigated

The Environment Agency is investigating companies it thinks may have dodged the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS). ESOS is a mandatory scheme that all large businesses in the UK have to be a part of. It requires them to undertake comprehensive assessments of energy use and energy efficiency opportunities at least once every four years. A spokesperson for […]

Businesses ‘should be given tax incentives to implement ESOS measures’

The government should look into a way of incentivising businesses to encourage them to implement the recommendations of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS). That’s the view of Martyn Gilbert, Executive Energy Manager at BIU, who believes ESOS “still seems like an incomplete piece of legislation”. Businesses were required to comply to ESOS by the […]