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Which large organisations are exempt from SECR?

Which large organisations are exempt from SECR? The public sector and Higher Education organisations (Universities) are exempt from SECR, although may still have other reporting...

A golden opportunity: why SECR spells business success

When new regulations appear, the response of the business sector can be to bemoan additional workloads, potential extra costs or worrying punitive elements associated...

Are there any exemptions from SECR?

Are there any exemptions from SECR? Yes, several. If your organisation qualifies as a “low energy user” by consuming 40MWh or less during the relevant financial...
Capacity market judgement

Capacity market judgement: Industry reaction      

Last week, a ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union annulled State aid approval for the UK Capacity Market. As a result,...

BEIS publishes full catalogue of EII consultation questions

You’ll have spotted that the Government is seeking views on whether to widen the scope of eligibility for energy intensive industries (EIIs) for exemption...

How will parent companies, their subsidiaries or LLPs report on SECR?

How will parent companies, their subsidiaries or LLPs report on SECR? At the moment, it appears UK subsidiaries that qualify for SECR in their own...
Government launches new tool for digital Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting

Government launches new tool for digital Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting

Government launches new tool for digital Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting A new tool has been launched to enable businesses to digitally report energy and...

Capacity Market suspended: BEIS issues response after European Court ruling

Capacity Market suspended: BEIS issues response after European Court ruling Today (15.11.18) the General Court of the Court of Justice of the European Union found...
Capacity market judgement

Are enough UK firms acting on ESOS Phase 2 yet?

  For anyone who's unaware, the second phase of the government’s flagship energy efficiency scheme, ESOS, is nearly upon us. ESOS (Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme) is administered...

Review of energy and water regulators announced by Treasury

Review of energy and water regulators announced by Treasury Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has announced a review of energy, water and telecoms regulators,...

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