July’s energy and climate news: ESOS changes to climate speeches

Welcome to this month’s roundup of articles from BiU’s Energy Advice Hub, covering the latest insights on net zero and energy challenges.

We’ve got details of the proposed shake up of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme, as well as a quick breakdown of the government’s strategy for net zero transport. If you need advice on your company’s energy challenges, get in touch.

Government consults on giving ESOS more teeth

The scheme could be redesigned to include a net zero assessment and public disclosure of ESOS data.

John Kerry tells world leaders to end “mutual suicide pact”

The US climate envoy delivered an emotive speech on the climate crisis which called upon all major economies to commit to meaningful carbon reductions by 2030.

New funding to decarbonise public sector heating

Phase 2 of the Low Carbon Skills Fund will help public sector organisations to finance the creation of a heat decarbonisation plan.

What’s the difference between ESOS and SECR?

Both schemes require businesses to gather detailed information on their energy consumption, but there are key differences in scope.