Innovative Energy Consultancy Ltd
Innovative Energy Consultancy Ltd

Month: June 2013

IEC client ‘poised to be a leader’ for energy reduction

Glyndwr University, a long-term client of IEC, is “poised to be a leader” among the greenest higher education institutions in the UK. The university’s Wrexham, St Asaph and Northop campuses slashed emissions by 6% and moved 45 places up the Green League ranking. Paul Wright, Energy and Maintenance Manager...

Business energy taxes explained

There are currently four energy-related taxes that affect your business.  The Feed-in Tariff, the Renewables Obligation, the Climate Change Agreement and the Carbon Reduction Commitment.  Here we explain each scheme, and outline the implications for your business. Feed-in Tariff What is it? The Feed-in-Tariff scheme (FiTs) is an environmental...

How to reduce the impact of ‘green tax’

Look closely at your recent energy bills and you’ll notice a new cost has been added – the Feed-in Tariff (FiT).  This, along with the Renewables Obligation (RO), is a government-led initiative which aims to drive down the UK’s carbon emissions.  Whether you’ve got ‘green’ tendencies or not, all...

Target to decarbonise UK electricity generation defeated in House

A bid to include a target to decarbonise the UK’s electricity generation by 2030 was narrowly defeated in the House of Commons earlier this month. Some green campaigners and businesses had backed the goal as a way of stimulating investment in renewables and low-carbon energy. Under the amendment, electricity...

UK shale gas resources ‘significantly higher’

UK shale gas resources may be significantly higher than previously thought. The BBC says IGas, one of the energy firms with a licence to extract shale gas, will tell investors there may be up to 170 trillion cubic feet of gas in the areas it is licensed to explore...