Welcome to the latest roundup of news and news and advice from BiU’s Energy Advice Hub.
We’ve kicked off the New Year with more practical advice on SECR, and taken a look at how reporting rules could tighten in the future. We’ve also made a checklist of the 8 green policy announcements expected this year, to help businesses get prepared.
And, if you’re an energy intensive company we’ve got a guide for you on the EII Exemption scheme – which could relieve you from paying certain energy costs.
Our full roundup of stories is here – and if you need advice on your company’s low carbon challenges, get in touch.
8 green policies that businesses need to prepare for this year
We’re expecting a lot of new policy announcements this year to drive forward the net zero transition – here’s our checklist.
SECR – the different reporting rules explained
Quoted companies, large unquoted companies and large LLPs fall under the Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting framework, but they don’t share the same reporting requirements. We’ve written a handy explainer.
SECR is set to change in the future – here’s what to look out for
Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting rules are likely to change in scope and ambition in the future, in line with the UK’s net zero goal. We’ve taken an educated guess at what is to come.
Energy Intensive Industries Exemption: An explainer
If you’re an energy-intensive business, you may qualify for exemption from certain charges on your energy bill. We’ve written a short guide to the scheme.
Get ready for tighter energy performance targets in non-domestic buildings
The government is consulting on its Future Buildings Standard – which will sets higher performance targets for non-domestic buildings and make them “zero carbon ready”.
Your guide to carbon & energy compliance in the UK
The carbon and energy compliance landscape can be complicated – so we’ve gone back to basics with an explainer on (mandatory and voluntary) schemes running in the UK.
We’ve unpacked the key points from government’s new hydrogen strategy (it’s an easy read!), and we’ve also got advice on how your business can take action in response to the latest damning evidence on…
ESOS and SECR have coexisted for over two years, with separate but closely related aims. Now the government is consulting on wide-ranging changes to ESOS which could not only strengthen the scheme, bu…
We’ve got details of the proposed shake up of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme, as well as a quick breakdown of the government’s strategy for net zero transport.