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My company qualified for ESOS phase 1 – does it automatically qualify for phase 2? Not necessarily... Discover more on the Energy Advice Hub.

My company qualified for ESOS phase 1 – does it automatically qualify for phase...

My company qualified for ESOS phase 1 – does it automatically qualify for phase 2? Not necessarily. The definition of a ‘large undertaking’ quotes balance...
ESOS: Should I include installations such as CHP in my total energy consumption calculation. Find out here on the Energy Advice Hub.

ESOS: Should I include installations that generate energy, e.g. CHP?

ESOS: Should I include installations that generate energy, e.g. CHP? Large installations generating or using energy should be included in your total energy consumption calculation....
I’m not sure if I need to comply with ESOS phase 2 as my organisation is close to the qualification threshold – how can I find out?

I’m not sure if I need to comply with ESOS phase 2 as my...

I’m not sure if I need to comply with ESOS phase 2 as my organisation is close to the qualification threshold – how can...
What is the cost of ESOS phase 2? Most companies will appoint an external company to carry out ESOS audits, so cost will vary depending on service offered.

What is the cost of ESOS phase 2?

What is the cost of ESOS phase 2? Unless they have a qualified ESOS lead assessor in-house, most companies will be appointing an external company...
How should parent companies report on SECR

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

How should parent companies, their subsidiaries or LLPs report on SECR? If you are reporting at group level, you should take into account not only...

What about ESOS and Brexit?

What about ESOS and Brexit? The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme was introduced to meet the requirements of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive, so many businesses are asking...

Do I need to report on Scope 3 emissions under SECR?

Do I need to report on Scope 3 emissions under SECR? Reporting on Scope 3 emissions is voluntary for quoted companies, but strongly encouraged. For large...
What do ESOS lead assessors do? They must review your ESOS assessment to consider whether it meets the requirements of the scheme. This will involve;

What do ESOS lead assessors do?

What do ESOS lead assessors do? Your lead assessor must review your ESOS assessment to consider whether it meets the requirements of the scheme. This will...
Under ESOS how is energy defined? Under ESOS, energy is defined as all forms of energy products, including: find out here

Under ESOS, how is energy defined?  

Under ESOS, how is energy defined? Under ESOS, energy is defined as all forms of energy products, including: combustible fuels heat (excluding your organisation’s surplus...
Do I need to report on renewable energy use under SECR? Find out the answer here, as well as guidance & news for energy challenges.

Do I need to report on renewable energy use under SECR?

Do I need to report on renewable energy use under SECR? While explicit reporting on renewable energy and associated emissions is not a mandatory requirement,...

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