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John Lewis Partnership: a new Ignite Energy procurement and bureau partner

We’re extremely pleased to announce Ignite have been selected as the new energy procurement and bureau partner for the John Lewis Partnership. We’re looking forward to working with the team at the John Lewis Partnership to help them realise their energy goals. We feel this is an excellent match, with both companies holding strong relationships and […]

Are you getting the best service from your energy broker?

We see many businesses getting let down by their energy brokers. Here are five questions that will help you determine if you are getting the energy procurement service you need. If you can’t answer a confident yes to all of these questions then it’s time to find out more about Ignite Energy and our services. […]

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Ignite Energy turns 10 years old

Ignite Energy is 10 years old today! We’ve been on an incredible journey over the last decade, and this year has been our biggest and most successful yet. So today, we celebrate the business that has become a market leader in energy management for large businesses across the UK and beyond.  Since Ignite Energy began […]

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Renewable Energy Procurement for Businesses

Are you interested in using renewable energy to power your business? With sustainability becoming increasingly important to reduce our impact on the environment and climate change, businesses are searching for ways to reduce their emissions and carbon footprint. Businesses and organisations across a wide range of sectors are now switching to using energy from renewable sources. […]

Aerofoil refrigeration: Energy savings for retail fridges

Aerofoil refrigeration: Energy savings for retail fridges

Ignite Energy has partnered with leading high street WH Smith and travel retailer SSP to fit new energy efficiency technology to their display fridges in more than 500 stores. In adopting Aerofoil Energy’s market-leading fridge shelf-edge technology (SET), WH Smith and SSP both stand to make significant energy and carbon emissions savings. They will also […]

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ESOS compliance phase 2: Are you ready?

Ignite Energy has helped many UK businesses comply with ESOS phase 1. Are you ready for ESOS phase 2? In this guide, we set out industry expert level ESOS guidance that will help you through the process of becoming ESOS phase 2 compliant. ESOS definition: what is ESOS? ESOS (Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme) is legislation […]

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How energy management can help charities to save money

Are you a charity looking to save money on operating costs? Is your charitable organisation struggling to survive in the face of growing competition and a tough financial climate? Energy is one of the biggest financial costs that charities incur annually. Ignite Energy could help you drastically reduce your energy spend. Saving on high utility […]

One Year Until the End of CRC

Carbon Reduction Commitment to be replaced by Climate Change Levy April marks the final 12 months until the end of CRC. CRC was introduced to improve energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions, the CRC (Carbon Reduction Commitment) is a government scheme that applies to organisations using more than 6,000 MWh of Half Hourly electricity per […]

How To Reduce Energy Costs For Your Distribution Business

Running a distribution business can use huge amounts of energy. Most of this energy is consumed by keeping storage facilities well heated, cooled and lit. Energy is a large expense for any business that uses storage facilities although your specific energy demands are dependent on what is in storage. For big companies that have huge […]

How To Reduce Overhead Costs In Your Retail Business

It seems that every month another well-established brand disappears from the high street. In a period rife with challenging economic factors, the risk of liquidation looms over many business owners. And it’s not just the small businesses that are at risk. A few notable heavyweights have fallen by the wayside. Toys-R-Us and Maplins are the […]