Enabling SMEs to source cleaner energy for their business
Reducing energy use and sourcing cleaner energy makes perfect business sense; it saves money, enhances corporate reputation and helps everyone in the fight against climate change.
Published October 2019
Choosing a green tariff is a valuable step towards making your business more sustainable. However, some green tariff supplies are greener than others in terms of how much they directly support investment in the UK renewables industry.
There are a number of different approaches to energy procurement. The guide describes how you can best carry this out in-house, as well as providing some useful information regarding using an energy broker should you want to consult an expert.
This 19-page guide on energy procurement and green tariffs is designed to help businesses of all sizes to be proactive in managing their energy supply contracts and energy usage to help save money and carbon emissions.
Publication date Oct 2019; Publication code CTV077.
Information in this report was correct at the time of publication.
The Carbon Trust has the following specific sector overview publications which may be more relevant to certain sub-sectors:
The Carbon Trust Green Business Fund offers energy efficiency support for small and medium-sized businesses in England, Scotland and Wales.