Innovative Energy Consultancy Ltd
Innovative Energy Consultancy Ltd

Year: 2014

CCA returns due in January

Organisations with CCAs will be contacted shortly by their relevant Trade Federations informing them that in early 2015 they will need to submit their 2014 CCA data returns.   We will be contacting our CCA clients to request that utility meter readings are taken on or around the 31st...

Business energy trends you’ll see in 2015

The Carbon Trust has uncovered 5 key trends it believes will rise up the corporate sustainability ladder in 2015.   Updating sustainability targets – because companies are now held responsible for their environmental impact the Carbon Trust says it’s likely that more will look update, expand or upgrade their...

Fossil fuel projects increase

Analysis by Green Alliance of the UK’s infrastructure pipeline indicates that for the first time fossil fuel projects are expected to exceed that of low-carbon energy, in the current financial year 2014-15. The organisation announced that ‘since a detailed pipeline was first released in 2012, expected spending on fossil...

New certification from Carbon Trust

The Carbon Trust is developing a new certification for organisations that are taking effective action on the carbon emissions across their supply chains. A draft methodology for the new award has now been developed and the Carbon Trust is looking to work with a number of organisations across different...

Warning on electricity capacity

Generator closures and breakdowns have led National Grid to warn that its capacity to supply electricity this winter will be at a 7-year low. Spare electricity capacity, which ran at about 5% over the winter months last year, would be nearer 4% this year – three years ago the...

Energy supply 7-year low

Generator closures and breakdowns have led National Grid to warn that its capacity to supply electricity this winter will be at a 7-year low. Spare electricity capacity, which ran at about 5% over the winter months last year, would be nearer 4% this year – three years ago the...

Does the new ESOS scheme apply to your business?

The Government’s long-awaited Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) comes into force in December.   ESOS aims to encourage large organisations to save energy and money by undertaking regular assessments to identify cost-effective energy savings measures. Non-compliance could lead to financial penalties.   As experts in legal compliance on energy...

Why does energy cost so much – and what can you do about it?

Compare your current gas and electricity bills with those you received in 2009 and you’re likely to receive a nasty shock.  While current utilities prices are still below 2012 and 2013 levels, there’s no getting away from the fact that wholesale energy prices have risen significantly since 2009, and...

The Energy Event 2014

This year’s event takes place at the NEC in Birmingham 16th – 17th September.  It’s a great opportunity to keep up-to-date with what’s happening in the wider energy industry.  The Energy Leaders Theatre focuses on issues energy procurement professionals have to face while the Energy Information Theatre looks at...

Contracts for Difference Update

You may have heard recent news reports about ‘Contracts for Difference’.  These are part of the Government’s Electricity Market Reform (EMR) and the aim is to further reduce CO2 emissions, with 15% of energy coming from renewables by 2020. CfD’s are due to begin this year and will replace...