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Ofgem have announced a major regulation change which will impact the cost of your business’ electricity bills and may affect when you use electricity. This new regulation is called DCP 228 and is one of the latest regulations to impact DUoS (Distribution Use of System) charges and will come into effect from...Read more
...if you don't already, the introduction of DCP 161 legislation will mean that you will need to have a good understanding of your business' energy usage against capacity.
What is DCP 161?
DCP 161 is a new measure which has been introduced by Ofgem and will be effective from 1st April 2018....Read more
The second phase of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) is now live with an assessment deadline of 5th December 2019. For those businesses that meet the requirements, it’s time to begin the compliance process, start work on your energy audits and identify savings opportunities. Our ESOS information sheet provides guidance...Read more
Electricity prices are continuing to rise, with limited resources and increased supply and non-commodity costs driving costs up year on year, experts predict that prices will increase substantially in future years. As overheads go up, the need for businesses to streamline essential spend is becoming more and more prevalent.
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Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is no longer a tick box exercise. Organisations that are particularly discerning about environmental issues may choose whether or not to do business with you based on your green credentials. Similarly, if you are looking to engage with younger job seekers/ prospective employees, but lack a...Read more
Technological developments in the energy sector means that it is now possible to remotely monitor your business’ energy consumption. The technology used for measuring gas and electricity varies slightly as Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) and standard gas is measured by a data logger and electricity is measured by an Automated Meter Reader...Read more
Energy legislation such as MOD 0428 and P272 have had a significant impact on the way in which suppliers present your bill, and more importantly, the way that they charge your energy to you. Your energy bills will now look very different to how they have in the past.
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Your energy bill explained
The unit rate on your electricity bill is divided into two main elements; the wholesale costs of electricity (the commodity) and non-commodity costs. The wholesale element makes up approximately 48% of your electricity unit rate while the remaining 52% consists of a number of different government levies,...Read more
As demand for energy increases due to the growing global population so does the price of energy, the need to find renewable, sustainable solutions and become more energy efficient. With the cost of energy rising and diminishing resources impacting the world, many companies are beginning to understand that controlling their energy...Read more