Category Archives: Energy

CONSULTATION: ISO DIS 50001


The revision of ISO 50001 is well underway with the current DIS (Draft International Standard) available for public comment during a consultation phase. The DIS is available for public comments from 23 August 2017 to 4 October 2017. ISO 50001 is … Continue reading

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BAT Conclusions For Large Combustion Plants published


Thursday, 17 August 2017 saw the publication of the “BAT (Best Available Techniques) Conclusions for Large Combustion Plants (LCP)” in the Official Journal of  the European Union, which, principally, to the energy and heating sectors. There is a four-year period … Continue reading

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Ukraine Law “On Commercial Heating and Water Accounting”


On 2 August 2017, the Government of Ukraine brought into force a law on commercial accounting of utility services where all buildings connected to centralized heating and water supply systems must install meters for thermal energy and water. The new … Continue reading

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START2ACT: A new SME energy efficiency programme


The Carbon Trust is launching an energy efficiency programme START2ACT aimed at SME (Small & Medium-sized Enterprises) with an initial baseline survey on energy efficiency at SMEs in the UK. START2ACT is a free service offering energy efficiency training, online energy … Continue reading

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CONSULTATION: UK Company car tax for ultra-low emission cars


The United Kingdom government through Her Majesty’s Treasury is consulting in order to seek views on the design of new ultra-low emission vehicle (ULEV) bands in the company car tax system. The consultation seeks to explore how best to incentivise the … Continue reading

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Environment Agency ESOS Newsletter No. 3 – 2016


Following my earlier posts regarding the Environment Agency’s Newsletters on the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (see Environment Agency ESOS Newsletter No. 1), the Environment Agency has published its third newsletter for 2016. As the impact of the first phase of ESOS is being … Continue reading

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ESOS Enforcement begins 16 April 2016 onwards


Having completed a ESOS Energy Assessment for a client who was late in recognising their need for compliance to the ESOS Regulation, I am aware that the Environment Agency has sent e-mails to all those who made an “Intent to Comply” … Continue reading

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