Everything News Jobs Opportunities Events Products/Services
more
 
About
Go to Home
Sign Up Sign in

The Low Carbon Economy Ltd

19 Jul 2011 10:07:06

Businesses call for more guidance on CRC



Businesses call for more guidance on CRC
Businesses back the principle of the government's Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC), but have issues with the way it has been implemented.

According to npower's latest Business Energy Index, 46 percent believe they have not been given sufficient guidance about the CRC, however, many also say the scheme has had a positive impact on their energy efficiency.

Some 72 percent invested in energy efficiency as a direct result of being involved with the scheme, while 62 percent installed smart meters, the annual research found.

However, 82 percent said greater clarity surrounding their obligations was needed and 52 percent claimed it is important that there are no further changes.

"While it is encouraging to see businesses are investing in energy efficiency measures, it is clear that the removal of recycled payments have meant that perhaps businesses have not implemented as much as planned," Dave Lewis, head of business energy services at npower, said.

A huge 94 percent called for the financial incentives to be reinstated.

Npower has also published a new white paper, compiled by the London School of Economics, called Energy Risk Management for UK Business, which can be downloaded from npower's website

The government recently outlined its plans for simplifying the CRC, rejecting the idea that the energy efficiency scheme should be replaced with a conventional tax.  ADNFCR-1235-ID-800625860-ADNFCR


Discussion Thread  

 


The Low Carbon Economy Ltd Community



Related Items From Everyone


  1. Sustainibility consultancy Products & Services

    Sustainability mattersA sustainable development can be defined as one that "meets the needs of...

  2. The Viking Energy Partnership has removed 23 turbines from its plans for a windfarm in the...

    30 Sep 2010
  3. Decorated Shed Organisations

    Premium garden buildings designed for work, leisure and life. Quality runs...

  4. £3.8 million estate investment programme Will deliver reductions in energy consumption

    13 Apr 2010
  5. Additional data. The BBC are proposing to do a programme on this theme, will post details when...




Go To Home

Resource Links

We're social: View Available Feeds Find out more! Leave us your feedback

RSS



We appreciate all feedback. Please leave as much or as little as you like about any aspect of this website.

If your message requires a response, please leave your email address.