What have wood chips, olive cake, and coppice got to do with electricity? Everything, when it comes to co-firing our coal-fired power stations. Co-firing with biomass fuels is just one of the ways we are providing energy from sustainable sources to our customers.
Supply and demand
Currently demand for renewable energy far outweighs supply. In fact renewable energy only accounted for 6.8% of the UK’s electricity supply in 2010. There's still some way to go to meet the Government’s target of generating 15% of the UK's energy from renewables by 2020.
Green Fund for renewable projects
That’s why we set up our Green Fund to help fund small scale renewable generation projects. And why we’re forming partnerships with real strategic value, such as with Marine Current Turbines Ltd – they’re using technology to harness the energy potential of underwater currents. Ideas such as these will ultimately assure us of a sustainable future.
Of course, it’s the unit of energy you don’t use that makes the biggest difference to reducing your impact on the environment. There are many simple and practical measures you and your colleagues can take to reduce your organisation’s energy use and costs. We offer our customers free materials to help encourage greater energy efficiency in the workplace. Small changes add up to a big difference.
Free energy efficiency toolkit
If you’re tasked with saving energy for your organisation, you’re sure to find it a valuable resource.
Click here » to order your free Energy Efficiency Toolkit.
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