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This week’s headlines: The renewables industry criticises Ofgem’s confirmation of plans to overhaul the charging regime; a survey finds businesses struggling to achieve their sustainability ambitions; and the UK has moved up a place in the world’s most attractive locations for green energy.
26 11 2019
News article - 26 November 2019
10 years on, we reflect on the targets set out in the Climate Change Act of 2008, and explore our progress towards a low-carbon economy. Mike Shirley, Head of Marketing, considers our adoption of renewable energy and the ways in which we can garner an increased interest in the need to accelerate our transition to a more sustainable energy future by building additional renewable energy capacity. The Climate Change Act of 2008 set out a target to reduce net UK carbon by the year 2050 to 20% of a...
26 11 2018
Blog - 26 November 2018
As a next generation energy company, we are positioning ourselves for a more sustainable future, which is why we have launched our second annual Sustainability Report. Robert Groves, Chief Executive Officer, provides an overview of what you can expect from our latest report. Putting customers at the heart of what we do has always been our focus. We know our customers care deeply about sustainability and reporting measures, so this was a major driver for us to share – beyond our day-to-day busin...
21 11 2018
Blog - 21 November 2018
SmartestEnergy continues to be the only UK electricity supplier accredited by CDP as one of their Renewable Energy Providers, with the partnership moving into its second year. The supplier’s 100% renewable electricity, which is also independently certified by the Carbon Trust, provides the traceability and transparency to support UK companies disclosing their carbon emissions. CDP, formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project, runs the global disclosure system that enables companies, cities, states ...
04 04 2018
Press release - 4 April 2018
Energy is a major material cost for most businesses and typically the largest source of carbon emissions. Chief Commercial Officer David Cockshott, discusses why organisations can no longer afford to be passive energy consumers. Energy is a strategic priority for many large companies. This was historically because of cost but with the increasing focus on climate change, carbon emissions and energy security are now top of the agenda. Many companies have seen energy efficiency and renewable ener...
02 03 2018
Blog - 2 March 2018