crc energy efficiency News

  • CRC Energy Efficiency Summit

    The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC) is the UK's first mandatory energy savings and carbon trading scheme targeting emissions from public and private sector groups. CRC participants that fail to reduce their energy consumption and carbon emissions are expected to face significant costs associated with the purchase of carbon allowances and potential financial penalties. They also risk serious ...

  • Stung by CRC

    Concerns over the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme are leaving property owners aggrieved and feeling they are being dealt with unfairly, particularly those who have to pay for emissions produced by others that they cannot control. Many commercial landlords may have to pay for carbon emissions they do not directly produce, and over which they have little influence. Given a key factor of the CRC is ...


    By Integrated fm

  • Quick Guide to CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme

    A free ‘Quick Guide to the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme’ has been launched by ENER-G and Cornwall Energy Associates to help organisations reduce the impact of the new energy tax that will apply to larger energy users in 2012.  Under the CRC, energy intensive organisations are required to buy allowances from the government to cover emissions from 2011 to 2012 at a price equivalent ...


    By ENER-G

  • Quick Guide to Updated CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme

    Major changes to the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme are explained in a free Quick Guide' published by energy management advisers CMR Consultants . The ...


    By ENER-G

  • Kerry Hamilton to present on the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme at NEMEX 2014

    Kerry Hamilton, Energy & Environment Manager at energyTEAM, will be providing an update on Energy Management and the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme at NEMEX, Birmingham NEC. Her presentation is part of the events new and improved CPD accredited ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Major shake up of Carbon Reduction Commitment energy efficiency scheme (CRC)

    Yesterday the Chancellor announced wide spread changes to the structure of CRC as part of the Government's Comprehensive Spending Review. Whilst the 20,000 plus businesses that have to register for the scheme will be able to score out their CRC budget allowance for next year, costs are likely to be ten times higher from 2012 onwards. Previously allowances were purchased at £12 but ...


    By WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

  • CRC energy efficiency scheme - Chris Huhne speech to the CBI Conference

    It’s my pleasure to be here today, and to be part of this distinguished lineup. Richard Lambert and I spent some time together in China last week, and he is a powerful advocate for British business at home and abroad. His foresighted decision to set up the CBI Climate Change Board helped put British business at the centre of the climate change debate. And you have helped us internationally ...

  • Don’t get caught out by the CRC

    It was recently announced that around six times as many organisations will be captured by the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC EES) as originally estimated. According to Steve Dingley of Integrated fm, there is a real danger that many of them will be taken unawares and possibly subjected to heavy fines. “While a lot of companies have been preparing for the CRC ESS, there ...


    By Integrated fm

  • CRC simplified to save businesses millions

    Millions of pounds will be saved for businesses through ambitious new proposals to simplify the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme, (CRC). Participants will see their administrative costs cut by almost two-thirds, equating to around £330 million of savings up to 2030. The CRC is a mandatory UK-wide trading  scheme covering large business and public sector ...

  • Written Ministerial Statement by Greg Barker on the publication of the Government Response to the consultation on simplifying the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme

    In March this year Official report Col ref 26th March 2012: Column 89-90WS. I published a formal consultation setting out our ambitious simplification package for the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme. Since then we have engaged extensively with stakeholders on our proposals and received over 250 responses to our consultation. The majority of responses agreed with our proposals for simplifying the ...

  • Simplifying the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme - next steps: Written Ministerial Statement by Greg Barker

    Last year in the Annual Energy Statement my Rt Hon Friend, the Secretary of State, announced that we would consider the future of the Climate Change Agreements and review the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme. We did this because we wanted to ensure that the policies we had inherited from the previous Administration were fit for the future, and that any regulations we retained were less burdensome for ...

  • 7,500 businesses will miss CRC registration deadline

    Analysis from WSP Environment & Energy reveals that 7,500 businesses are expected to miss the 30 September deadline for Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC) registration. Under CRC, more than 20,000 organisations have to register with the Environment Agency by the end of September this year.  5,000 of these organisations have to make a full registration, while ...


    By WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

  • 7,500 businesses will miss the UK CRC registration deadline

    Our analysis reveals that 7,500 businesses are expected to miss the 30 September deadline for Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC) registration. You may have seen these findings as published on the front page of today's Daily Telegraph? You can see the article on their website here. Under CRC, more than 20,000 organisations have to register with the Environment Agency by the ...


    By WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

  • Autumn Statement 2013 CRC And CCLA Update

    Climate Change Agreements: Data Centres The Chancellor George Osborne has granted a concession to Britain’s data centre industry by allowing it to step outside other green taxes and form its own agreement to reduce emissions, while still remaining competitive against the industry in ...

  • CRC simplified to save businesses millions of pounds

    The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC) will be dramatically simplified in order to save participating businesses and public sector organisations millions of pounds in administrative costs. The reforms to the scheme were announced in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement and will deliver a 55% reduction in costs, saving around £272 million for participants: The Government will ...

  • Wrong CRC reports could raise energy bills up to 11%

    New research claims companies filling out wrongly their CRC reports could face an extra cost to their energy bills of up to 11%. Companies can face additional costs of between 5 and 11% in energy bills if they don't submit their CRC report right first time, according to new research by financial powerhouse PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). The research, released last week, said that ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Carbon Market Data launches the CRC Database

    Carbon Market Data is pleased to announce the launch of the CRC Database, a new tool including information on the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme. The CRC (Carbon Reduction Commitment) Energy Efficiency Scheme is a mandatory emissions trading scheme for the UK that aims to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions through energy efficiency. The ...


    By Carbon Market Data

  • O2 extends relationship with AEA to prepare for the CRC

    Leading energy and climate change consultancy AEA has won a contract from O2 to help it prepare for the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC), which begins this April. AEA is working with O2’s management team to prepare all of the necessary data required for registration under the scheme and will be working over the next year to prepare a complete CRC footprint report and ...


    By Ricardo-AEA

  • Response to publication of CRC Performance League Table

    Carbon Trust response to publication of CRC Performance League Table Harry Morrison, Managing Director, Carbon Trust Certification We are delighted that 18 of the 22 companies No 1 ranked in the league table are Carbon Trust Standard Bearers. Many companies are already going above and beyond their CRC obligations by voluntarily implementing robust targets ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Companies will lose less money with good CRC practice

    Study reveals the CRC Scheme will cost £210,000 less for companies adopting a good CRC practice than for companies aiming for basic compliance. Recent study reveals that while all participating organisations will face costs, those that take a good practice approach to meeting CRC requirements and invest in carbon management stand to lose less money than those aiming for basic ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

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