Energy Bill Relief Scheme

Energy planning: beyond the Energy Bill Relief Scheme

The Energy Bill Relief Scheme (EBRS), announced in September 2022, offers essential support for non-domestic energy customers. Before the scheme came in, there were...
Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng

Mini-Budget: energy efficiency and demand reduction lacking in Chancellor’s plan for growth

The new Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng delivered his first “mini-budget” today, setting out a raft of tax cuts and high borrowing that he hopes will...
Here's our short guide to the Energy Bill Relief Scheme: government financial support to help organisations with soaring energy costs.

The Energy Bill Relief Scheme: A guide for businesses

This post was updated on 4th October 2022 to include detailed of the maximum discount, which has been set at £345/MWh for electricity and...
Energy Intensive Industries Government Support

A guide to government support for energy intensive industries

Two separate but similar government schemes are available to help Energy Intensive Industries (EIIs) stay competitive as our economy transitions to net zero by...
Energy UK has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, setting out proposals for cutting the cost of energy for businesses and households.

Energy UK urges government to cut business energy bills through government-backed loans

A leading energy trade association has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, setting out proposals for cutting the cost of energy for businesses...
There have been negative reactions to the government’s recently published energy security strategy, but here's our “glass half full” take...

Hub view: Let’s not ignore the opportunities of the energy security strategy

Hub view: Let’s not ignore the opportunities of the energy security strategy Many column inches have been filled with negative reactions to the government’s recently...
Energy intensive industries scheme extended for 3 years

Energy Intensive Industries compensation scheme extended, plus support for EV battery manufacturers

Energy Intensive Industries compensation scheme extended, plus support for EV battery manufacturers High energy usage businesses, such as steel and paper manufacturers, are set to...

Spring Statement: business rates exemptions for low-carbon equipment and VAT relief for home retrofit

As households and businesses feel the squeeze from the cost-of-living crisis, the spotlight was firmly on the Chancellor today to ease the mounting pressure...

Reporting transport energy consumption: getting started

Many businesses need to report on their transport energy consumption because of mandatory schemes such as the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) and Streamlined Energy and Carbon...
The UK Emissions Trading Scheme is set to enter operation in May 2021. Here we take a look at the new scheme, and how it will work.

The UK Emissions Trading Scheme: frequently asked questions

The UK Emissions Trading Scheme: frequently asked questions The UK ETS has been running since May 2021. This FAQ page offers a quick explainer for...

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