Which government agency runs ESOS?

The Environment Agency is the administrator for ESOS for the whole of the UK. Responsibility for compliance and enforcement in England also rests with the Environment Agency.

Compliance and enforcement for the other countries in the UK is as follows:

  • Scotland – the Scottish Environment Protection Agency
  • Wales – Natural Resources Wales
  • Northern Ireland – Northern Ireland Environment Agency

And for organisations with wholly or mainly offshore activities it is the Secretary of State for BEIS.