A silver lining of the current crisis is that more companies will be persuaded of the merits of renewable energy. “If you’re a small business or manufacturer, now is a great time to think about green alternatives; does it make sense to install solar panels or does it make sense to get electric commercial delivery vehicles, for example.” Another impact of the price rise is that it has forced businesses to closely monitor overheads, he said. “People will now pay attention to energy prices and energy costs because it’s top of mind. This is an opportunity to simply remember that energy prices are volatile.” While he didn’t recommend that businesses switch immediately, “now is a good time to put it in your calendar to do later, while you monitor the energy prices”.
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