Nearly 200 Nations Adopt Climate Agreement at COP21 Talks in Paris

Nearly 200 Nations Adopt Climate Agreement at COP21 Talks in Paris

In what supporters are calling a historic achievement, 196 nations attending the COP21 climate meetings outside Paris voted to adopt an agreement that covers both developed and developing countries. Their respective governments will now need to adopt the deal....
P272 – Mandatory Half Hourly Settlement for Profile Classes 05-08

P272 – Mandatory Half Hourly Settlement for Profile Classes 05-08

A new scheme made under Ofgem’s Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC) – known as Proposal 272 (P272) – will require larger non-domestic sites, with a meter profile class 05 to 08, to be settled on the Half-Hourly (HH) data their Automated Meter Reading (AMR) meters are...
Dis-aggregation of Gas Supplies – July 2015

Dis-aggregation of Gas Supplies – July 2015

Older gas installations have historically benefited from lower charges through shared charges by being ‘aggregated’ to other supplies on site giving them one Meter Point Reference Number and combined transportation and metering costs. Since April 2014 suppliers have...
Government Scraps CCL Exemption for Renewable Energy

Government Scraps CCL Exemption for Renewable Energy

With effect from midnight on 31 July 2015, electricity generated from renewable sources will no longer be eligible for the CCL exemption for RSE when supplied under a renewable source contract. The only exemption will be for electricity that is generated before 1...
Energy Legislation Forum – 17th June 2015

Energy Legislation Forum – 17th June 2015

Industry experts within corporate real estate gathered in Central London last week to discuss the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) for privately-let commercial and domestic properties passed through parliament earlier this year. Hosted by the energy...
EPC Improvements Cannot Wait Until 2018

EPC Improvements Cannot Wait Until 2018

You cannot afford to wait until 2018 to improve your EPC rating – that is the message from Melanie Kendall-Reid, Carbon2018’s Compliance Director this week. The Energy Efficiency in Buildings Regulations 2015 requires landlords to secure an EPC certificate with an E...