August’s Energy Advice Hub roundup: guidance on SECR and Scope 3 emissions

Welcome to the latest roundup of news and news and advice from Energy Advice Hub.

For many companies, the deadline for compliance with Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting is in sight. We’ve ramped up advice on SECR this month, with an expert Q&A as well as specific advice for academy trusts.

We’ve also delved into the complex world of Scope 3 emissions – to help businesses understand what, why and how to measure them.

Our full roundup of stories is here – and if you need advice on your company’s low carbon challenges, get in touch.

CCAs extension: Government publishes details

The government has published its plans for extending the Climate Change Agreements (CCA) scheme by two years, and reopening the scheme to new entrants.

£8 million funding to bring low carbon heat to South Wales businesses

Excess heat from a local waste plant will be delivered to homes and businesses as part of plans to build low carbon heat networks.

SECR: where to start, when to start, and how to avoid common mistakes

We caught up with Bryony Karsenbarg, to get some solid advice for companies grappling with Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting.

All about Scope 3 emissions

Companies that are serious about reducing their environmental impact will be looking to report on, and reduce their Scope 3 (value chain) emissions. It’s a complex process: we answer some of your questions.

A guide to Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting for academies

Academy trusts that qualify as “large” under the Companies Act are expected to report on their energy use under new rules. Here’s our quick guide to SECR, for academy trusts.