Major Changes Ahead – Targeted Charging Review (TCR)

The Background Transmission and Distribution charges are the costs for transporting energy from the point of generation across the national grid and subsequently from the grid to the end-users: homes and businesses. This is done over the transmission and distribution...

Renewables Obligation (RO) Mutualisation – 2018/19

The latest RO payment shortfall by various suppliers will affect customers with pass-through contracts who were on supply between April 2018 and March 2019. What is the Renewables Obligation? The Renewables Obligation (RO) is an Ofgem support scheme which requires...

End of the Feed-In-Tariff (FiT) Scheme

The Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) is a Government scheme designed to promote the uptake of small-scale renewable and low-carbon electricity generation technologies, including mainly solar PV, but also anaerobic digestion, micro-hydro, wind power and co-generation. What is happening and why? The government...

Streamlined Energy and Carbon Report (SECR)

The UK Government announced a new mandatory Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR) framework for all large UK businesses to take effect in 2019. What is SECR? SECR stands for Streamlined Energy and Carbon Report. The new mandatory reporting framework will replace...

ESOS Update: October 2015

With many people doing ESOS Reports and lots of information being gathered and presented in one place, we’ve decided to go old school and provide our ESOS customers with beautifully bound coffee/reception table ESOS Compliance booklets. Each booklet contains all...

Enforcing ESOS: Beyond Fines

There is much speculation surrounding the fines the Environment Agency has threatened to impose on organisations found to be non-compliant with the Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme (ESOS). Indeed, interesting debates continue to swirl, including those around whether or not the...