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Online energy resources for small businesses


We love to help small businesses and so we’ve provided some useful energy resources below. If you are looking for government or legislation information or trying to contact industry bodies in the energy sector then you will find the relevant links below. However we’re always happy to help answer any questions you may have so if you need any advice just give us a call on 0800 411 8830.

If there are any industry bodies or government organisations that you would like us to include here then let us know and we will get them added to the list.

Government & Legislation

Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC)

The DECC website has information about saving energy for both your home and business.

Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS)

Find tools and guides for running your business on the BIS site. There’s also information about pensions, business finance and available grants.

Ofgem

Protects consumers by promoting competition and regulating the monopoly companies which run the gas and electricity networks.

Consumer Focus

Consumer Focus is the statutory consumer champion for England, Wales, Scotland and (for postal consumers) Northern Ireland.

Energy Ombudsman

If you have a problem sorting out a complaint with a gas or electricity (an energy) company, the energy ombudsman may be able to help.

Energy Saving Trust

The Energy Saving Trust gives impartial, accurate and independent advice to communities and households on how to reduce carbon emissions, save money on energy bills and how to use water more sustainably. They work in partnership with government, local authorities, third party organisations and businesses.

Carbon Trust

The Carbon Trust is an organisation which helps businesses, governments and the public sector to speed up the move to a low carbon economy through carbon reduction, energy-saving measures and low carbon technology.

 

Industry Bodies

Energy Services and Technology Association (ESTA)

ESTA, the Energy Services and Technology Association, is the UK’s leading Energy Management industry association.

Energy UK

Energy UK was established in April 2012 following a merger of the Association of Electricity Producers, the Energy Retail Association and the UK Business Council for Sustainable Energy.

Combined Heat & Power Association

The Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA) is the leading campaigner of an integrated approach to delivering energy services using combined heat and power and district heating.

National Energy Action

National Energy Action (NEA) is the national charity which aims to get rid of fuel poverty and campaigns for more investment in energy efficiency to help those who are poor and vulnerable.

Energy Institute

The Energy Institute (EI) is the professional body for the energy industry, delivering good practice and professionalism across the whole of the sector.

Energy Networks Association

Energy Networks Association (ENA) represents the ‘wires and pipes’ transmission and distribution network operators for gas and electricity in the UK and Ireland.

Energy Intensive Users Group

The Energy Intensive Users Group (EIUG) is a single-issue lobby group which campaigns for secure industrial energy supplies at internationally competitive prices.

International Energy Agency

The International Energy Agency (IEA) is an autonomous organisation that works to ensure reliable, affordable and clean energy for its 28 member countries and beyond.

National Grid

National Grid owns and manages the grids to which many different energy sources are connected.

National Grid Distribution Networks

Distribution networks own and operate the distribution network of cables and towers that deliver electricity from the transmission network to homes and businesses across the country.

National Grid Metering

National Grid Metering is a subsidiary of National Grid, providing metering services to around 17 million of National Grid’s gas meters within the regulated gas market.

Gov.uk

This is the government’s online resource for businesses.

RenewableUK

RenewableUK is the trade and professional body for the UK wind and marine renewables industries. RenewableUK was formed in 1978 and has 661 members. It is the leading renewable energy trade association in the UK.

Renewable Energy Association

The Renewable Energy Association (REA) was established in 2001, as a not-for-profit trade association, to represent British renewable energy producers and promote the use of renewable energy in the UK.

GreenWise

An independent daily resource and information service for UK businesses that want to learn more about the opportunities and challenges of moving to a low carbon economy.

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