2010 News Archives

Deadline for Early Action Metric

August 23, 2010

You have until 31st March 2011 to qualify for the Early Action Metric, but if you haven’t done so by then you will have missed your opportunity. This is a direct quote from an email received today by us from CRC Helpdesk: “If you do not qualify for the EAM by the 31st March 2011 […]

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50 days left to register for CRC

August 11, 2010

New figures published today (11 August 2010) by the Environment Agency show that over 1200 organisations have already registered for the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme. Between them these organisations have reported over half of the electricity consumption expected to be included within the scheme. Large businesses and public sector organisations have just 50 days left […]

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CRC – only 128 registrations last week!

August 9, 2010

The total number of participants registered for CRC rose from 1101 to 1229 over the last week. There is now every sign that there will be a late surge as nearly 4,000 organisations still have to sign up. Will the Environment Agency cope, or will it extend the deadline as with disaggregation? Those that don’t […]

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CBI responds to government on energy security

Existing policy risks undermining energy security and move to low-carbon economy The CBI is calling for a significant shift in the direction of UK energy policy, warning the current approach is making energy security harder to achieve and jeopardising our ability to meet climate change targets. In a new report  called Decision Time, the CBI warns […]

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Environment Agency urges early registration for CRC

July 15, 2010

With the deadline only weeks away and less than 700 of the potential 5,000 organisations registered, the Environment Agency urges organisations to register as soon as possible. Errors and amendments can be sorted out later. Many will already have started, and saved an incomplete submission. Beware! Incomplete registrations can be saved for only 30 days […]

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CRC Early Action Metric – CEMARS approved

June 24, 2010

There were two elements to the Early Action Metric, which helps participants improve their position on the Performance League Table: installing voluntary AMRs and achieving the Carbon Trust Standard. The Environment Agency has just announced that CEMARS – Certified Emissions Measurement and Reduction Scheme – has now been approved as an alternative to the Carbon […]

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New CRC podcast

April 21, 2010

Anthony Day discusses the latest developments in CRC now that the central registry is open. Is your organisation liable as a full participant or do you need simply to make an information disclosure? What is “disaggregation” and how can this affect your liability – and workload? What about the league table? Why do some AMRs […]

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