Carbon border tax

EU carbon border tax: What does it mean for UK exporters?

If you are an energy intensive organisation and would like to know more about CBAM, get in touch with our experts at Sustainable Energy First for a no-obligations chat.
Can the UK’s Solar Taskforce create a rooftop revolution?

Can the UK’s Solar Taskforce create a rooftop revolution?

In spring 2023 the government established a Solar Taskforce designed to boost the UK’s solar capacity. What is it doing and what are the possible implications for business?
ISSB to take over TCFD monitoring from 2024

ISSB to take over TCFD monitoring from 2024

The government has officially confirmed that the UK Sustainability Disclosure Standards (UK SDS) will follow guidelines set by the International Financial Reporting Standards’ (IFRS)...

Net Zero Tracker: Only 4% of company targets align with UN climate requirements

The Net Zero Tracker report, released today (12 June), revealed that the world's largest corporations are only making nominal progress towards their climate targets,...

Business insider: Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive

As of 5 January 2023, large and listed companies in the EU must align with the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD). The new directive...
A quick guide to energy bill support for Energy and Trade Intensive Industries (ETIIs)

A quick guide to energy bill support for Energy and Trade Intensive Industries (ETIIs)

The government has opened applications for increased Energy and Trade Intensive Industries (ETII) support under the Energy Bill Discount Scheme. It’s important to note...
The new role of Small Modular Reactors in the UK’s energy mix

The new role of Small Modular Reactors in the UK’s energy mix

On ‘Green Day’, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced the first competition for small modular reactors (SMRs). He claims these smaller components of nuclear energy could...
Report- 97% of UK firms failing to align to net zero ‘gold standard’

Report: 97% of UK firms failing to align to net zero ‘gold standard’

New research reveals that less than 3% of large UK firms have published plans that meet the government’s ‘gold standard’ for a credible net...
Two-year extension to the current Climate Change Agreement (CCA) scheme

Two-year extension to the current Climate Change Agreement (CCA) scheme

The Climate Change Agreement (CCA) is set to extend two years until 2027, Jeremy Hunt announced in the Spring Budget. This means that qualifying...
Can nuclear power ever be truly green?

Can nuclear power ever be truly green?

In March’s Spring Budget the Chancellor announced that nuclear power will be classified as “environmentally sustainable” in UK’s green taxonomy, “giving it access to...

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