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Weekly Industry Update - 16.10.17

Posted by SSE Business Energy - Weekly Update on 16/10/17 12:08

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  • Week in Energy
  • Clean Growth Strategy targets business energy efficiency
  • Government “unlikely” to use Hinkley model in future
  • Government industrial energy efficiency scheme open for applications
  • Scottish minister says energy policy is constrained by devolved powers
  • Ofgem sets out plans to regulate energy storage
  • Reducing emissions can boost manufacturing competitiveness: report

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SSE Business Energy: The greatest disruption facing big businesses today

Posted by SSE Business Energy on 10/10/17 10:49

Amber McEwen, Head of Marketing at SSE Business Energy, talks about the disruption facing large businesses – and it isn’t the 'Uberisation' of traditional industries.

Last week I was up in Scotland meeting with Alan Young, SSE’s Managing Director of Corporate Affairs, discussing what the greatest disruption facing big businesses today is. Maybe surprisingly we do not think it is simply the 'Uberisation' of traditional industries.

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Weekly Industry Update - 09.10.17

Posted by SSE Business Energy - Weekly Update on 09/10/17 09:52

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  • Week in Energy

  • Minister calls for debate on impact of green levies on bills

  • Businesses call for buildings energy infrastructure initiative

  • Defra confirms emissions restrictions for medium plants

  • Scottish government supports fracking ban

  • Government statistics show energy records being broken

  • Powerhouse 2050 report gives energy recommendations for the North

  • Universities off track to hit 2020 emissions targets

 

 

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Weekly Industry Update - 02.10.17

Posted by SSE Business Energy - Weekly Update on 02/10/17 11:12

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  • Week in Energy

  • Policy Exchange calls for new approach to business energy efficiency

  • Energy UK lists industry priorities for cost of energy review

  • Labour Conference reiterates support for renewables

  • CCC calls for Scotland to take more action to meet climate goals

  • Energy efficiency sector sees confidence remain relatively high

  • UK’s first subsidy-free solar farm to open

  • Audit finds north of England and Scotland vital for offshore renewables

 

 

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SSE Business Energy: Fair Tax and Living Wage

Posted by SSE Business Energy on 28/09/17 08:36

Amber McEwen, Head of Marketing at SSE Business Energy, talks about how we are working with the Fair Tax Mark and Living Wage foundations to bing the Better Business programme to a wider audience:

A few years ago, I was talking to a marketing agency about the SSE Business Energy brand and what direction we should be taking. They said something that I completely disagreed with then, and still do now; that we should steer clear from sustainability as it was ‘old news’.

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Topics: Fair-tax, Living Wage, Green, Better Business

SSE Business Energy: Our Better Business Programme

Posted by SSE Business Energy on 26/09/17 09:28

Amber McEwen, Head of Marketing at SSE Business Energy talks about the Better Business programme, and the benefits it can bring businesses:

One of the things that drew me to work for SSE Business Energy a few years ago was the fact that SSE prides itself on being a responsible company, and works hard to do the right thing. SSE has been Fair Tax accredited for three consecutive years and has been a Living Wage accredited employer in the UK since 2013. 


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Topics: Fair-tax, Green, Better Business

Weekly Industry Update - 25.09.17

Posted by SSE Business Energy - Weekly Update on 25/09/17 09:30

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  • Week in Energy

  • Renewables freeze could cost consumes £2.6bn by 2025

  • Energy UK calls for faster EV rollout in new report

  • BEIS plans to accelerate growth of green finance

  • DNOs see reduction in allowed revenues

  • Corporate leaders say legislation needed to improve resource productivity

  • More global companies commit to 100% renewable electricity

  • UK-Belgium interconnector begins installation

 

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Weekly Industry Update - 18.09.17

Posted by SSE Business Energy - Weekly Update on 18/09/17 10:25

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  • Week in Energy

  • Renewables auction clears at lower than expected price

  • PwC finds UK leading G20 in decarbonisation

  • MEPs agree emergency gas supply rules

  • Government looks to control cost to energy users of biomass conversions

  • Survey reveals businesses prepared to provide DSR services

  • WWF Scotland finds wind power up a third on previous years

  • BT sets ambitious 2030 emissions targets

 

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Weekly Industry Update - 11.09.17

Posted by SSE Business Energy - Weekly Update on 11/09/17 10:36

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  • Week in Energy

  • Government proposes new non-domestic RHI changes

  • DCC opt-out removed for non-domestic smart meters

  • Scottish government backs low-carbon future with new funding

  • Lords analyse impacts of Brexit on energy security

  • DNV GL finds gas will become largest global energy source

  • Government pledges support for oil and gas industry

  • Low-carbon generation hits record high

 

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Weekly Industry Update - 04.09.17

Posted by SSE Business Energy - Weekly Update on 04/09/17 10:48

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  • Week in Energy

  • Report calls for clear policy proposals to hit climate targets

  • DNOs could be fined for poor cusotmer service

  • ORE Catapult to provide funding to Scottish wind industry

  • UK’s critical infrastructure skipping basic cyber security checks

  • SSEN explores energy trends in the north of Scotland

  • Report finds global solar capacity set to surpass nuclear for first time

  • University launches solar forecasting service

 

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