New research has found that British businesses could be risking 17% of their annual revenue by failing to adopt an energy resilience strategy. This equates to £2.8m each year in damages and lost opportunity for the typical British medium-sized business, according to findings from Centrica Business Solutions. The Resilience study is based on a survey of more than 300 businesses across the UK and Ireland which delivers insight into the state of energy resilience. While 88% of respondents said that it was important for their business to be energy resilient, and 52% predicted they will experience energy-related failure in the next year, less than one-fifth (18%) said they have a formal energy resilience strategy in place.
Edie 30th Oct 2017 read more »
Now that the clocks have gone back, you’ve probably noticed the street lights coming on earlier. They help us stay safe at night, but have you ever wondered how much energy they use? The bulbs that have been switched to super-efficient LED lights use a lot less energy than the old ones. But only around 20% of all our street lights are LED. If all UK street lights were changed, we could save a lot of CO2 every year – the equivalent of taking 400,000 cars off the road!
10:10 30th Oct 2017 read more »