Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC)

Carbon Reduction Commitment and Energy Efficiency is a significant part of our business here at Ignite Energy

Carbon Reduction Commitment

The Carbon Reduction Commitment is a United Kingdom Government Scheme

Designed to improve energy efficiency and reduce the usage of carbon dioxide productions, the CRC (Carbon Reduction Commitment) is a United Kingdom government scheme. Taking most significance with organisations that are high energy users.

Administered for the UK by the Environment Agency, the Carbon Reduction Commitment is regulated in England. Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland each regulate the scheme in their individual countries.

Here at Ignite Energy, we contain a fantastic team who are engaged in solving energy management challenges; therefore it’s important for us that large establishments are gaining all required information about energy changes and schemes in the UK.

Energy which is already covered by climate change agreements and the EU Emissions Trading System is not included in carbon reduction commitment.

Regardless of their electricity usage, certain public bodies are required to take part in CRC, these are called instructed participants and include all UK central government departments and devolved administrations.

Participants of the scheme must measure and report their electricity, gas and other related carbon releases annually. Carbon Reduction Commitment operates in phases: Phase 1 ran from April 2010 until March 2014, we are currently in phase 2 which runs from April 2014 until March 2019. For each phase, there is a qualification year, organisations that meet specific criteria will need to register for the following phase of carbon reduction commitment.

Improving the efficiency of your energy will not just save your money, it will also improve your organisation’s status for showing support to the environment. Strengthen your establishment with maximum savings for the Carbon Reduction Commitment. With a strong financial motivation to perform well in the CRC, you will additionally be in a great position to gain reputational profits.

For more information regarding the Carbon Reduction Commitment Scheme, please contact a member of staff today.

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