Useful Links

There is a wealth of information to assist companies with the challenges they face in their bid to reduce energy consumption and meet carbon reduction targets.  The following websites detail advice on tackling climate change, cutting emissions, meeting energy demands and the associated policies and legislation.

Carbon Reduction Commitment

The Carbon Reduction Commitment, now known as the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme, requires companies to report on their emissions.  A CRC performance table will be published.

www.carbontrust.com

Department of Energy & Climate Change

The Climate Change Act 2008 describes the long term objectives for a low-carbon economy in the UK.

www.decc.gov.uk

Carbon Floor Price

The 2011 Budget announced the introduction of a carbon floor price from 1 April 2013 the aim of which is to encourage investment in low carbon technologies by setting a minimum price on greenhouse emissions.

www.hm-treasury.gov.uk

Climate Change Levy

The Climate Change Levy is a tax designed to help the UK meet its targets for reductions in carbon emissions by promoting energy efficiency.

www.decc.gov.uk/emissions