UK Government to save £84m on its energy bill

The UK Government could save £84 million in energy costs in the next 20 years under a new deal signed today. The agreement between the Government Procurement Service (GPS) and Air Products include a 20-year fixed power purchase agreement (PPA) for the firm to supply 37MW of energy. As part of the deal, Air Products […]

Blog: How the Government can really put its money where its green mouth is

How generous. The Cabinet Office is going to “diversify” 2% of its energy by using renewables. Yes, be thankful folks who work in the green economy, that means £25million worth of energy supply is up for grabs. Given that the Government is the largest single energy buyer in the country – spending a stonking £1.5billion […]

UK Government to buy energy from renewable suppliers

The UK Government is set to buy a small percentage of its own energy requirements from renewable suppliers under a new initiative announced today. The Energy for Growth project is part of the Government’s broader energy strategy to increase energy efficiency and “create the right conditions for investment in diverse, secure and sustainable energy production” […]

Government makes energy use transparent

Energy meters in all 18 government headquarters can now be tracked by the public online in real time. The real time display innovation has been fast tracked in just three months since David Cameron announced central government would cut emissions by 10% over the next year. Going public about how much energy is being wasted […]