The Carbon Trust guide to ESOS

We recognise that many companies will need advice on how to comply with ESOS - the UK Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme - so we have compiled this guide to provide practical advice and a summary of how the Carbon Trust can help.

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Under the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) scheme, large UK organisations are required to assess their energy usage every 4 years and to find new ways to save energy.

This guide (updated October 2017) includes a step by step approach for Phase 2 compliance.

Published: October 2017; Publication code: CTG083


  • ESOS background and policy aims
  • How will it affect my organisation?
  • How do I comply with the regulations? 
  • What are the benefits of ESOS to my business?
  • How can the Carbon Trust help?
  • ESOS compliance planning and audit strategy
  • Accessing the real value of ESOS
  • Appendix: Approved registers of lead assessors

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