Recent news in the UK energy sector

Apr 6, 2023 | Energy News

As leading energy consultants it’s our job to keep our fingers on the pulse (no pun intended) . We understand the concerns of business owners, landlords, and commercial property owners when it comes to energy consumption, efficiency and cost.  Some of the recent news in the UK energy sector may impact you. We’ll share our insights and offer practical advice on how to adapt and make the most of the changing landscape.

The first news item we’d like to focus on is the new regulations for non-domestic rental units. Landlords of these properties are now required to adhere to new energy efficiency standards or risk hefty fines running into thousands of pounds. We believe that this is a positive shift and will help push businesses towards more sustainable practices. Our advice to landlords is to start by conducting energy audits on your buildings to identify areas where improvements can be made. You can contact Centric Energy to do this for you. Simple measures like installing low-energy light bulbs (LED’s) and ensuring proper insulation can make a significant difference.

The second news item we’d like to touch upon is the lack of progress in improving energy efficiency in UK homes. Reports indicate that the country is falling behind its carbon reduction targets and that the potential savings from efficiency improvements are not being fully realised. “The UK remains too reliant on natural gas, which is “a high-cost, high-carbon and insecure source of energy” the NIC said. 

Addressing this issue requires a concerted effort from both the private and public sectors. As a company, Centric Energy offers a range of smart energy solutions for businesses.

Our goal is to make investing in energy efficiency more accessible and affordable for everyone.

Moving on to some more positive news, the Labour party has hinted that it may require solar panels to be installed in new builds. This is a welcome development, as solar panels have become much more cost-effective in recent years. As a renewable energy source, solar power can help reduce reliance on non-renewable sources and cut energy bills. Our energy consultants encourage homeowners and businesses to explore solar options and consider the long-term benefits of investing in clean energy.

At Centric Energy, we believe that energy efficiency and sustainability are critical issues for businesses and homeowners alike. We understand that keeping up with the latest energy news and regulations can be daunting. That’s why we’re here to help. Our energy consultants are always on hand to offer tailored advice and solutions to meet your energy needs. Whether you’re looking to reduce energy consumption, cut costs or switch to renewable energy, we’ve got you covered. Get in touch with us today to see how we can help you make the most of the changing energy landscape.