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How to include green energy contracts and/or carbon offsetting/sequestration in Energy and Carbon Reports.
The latest quarterly Energy Briefing for January 2021 is now available from Swan Energy. Register now to receive a free copy in your inbox.
We've been having a think about what the lockdown positives have been for the Swan Energy team. What are you businesses' positives?
We've put together a summary of how today's announcement about a UK Emissions Trading System (UK ETS) could impact your installation.
Starting this year all full participants eligible for free allocation must report their activity level for 2019 and 2020.
We always work with verifiers to ensure that our clients' EU ETS obligations are met. Find out more about what to expect.
The latest quarterly Energy Briefing for October 2020 is now available from Swan Energy. Register now to receive a free copy in your inbox.
The UK government has recently released a newsletter and documents about the transition to a new UK carbon pricing scheme in 2021.
Splitting transport energy usage into the relevant Scope in your SECR submission. Here's a brief guide on how to do that.
Swan's Eve Grimshaw discusses the State Aid Guidelines relating to the EU ETS in Phase IV and whether UK businesses will benefit from the scheme after Brexit?
An update about the MRV cycle which applies to full participants and members of the small emitter and hospital opt out scheme.
This update talks about how UK installations with low emissions, meeting certain criteria, are able to ‘opt-out’ of the main EU ETS scheme.
We are now offering an independent validation service to give you the confidence to include your report in financial statements.
The first in a series of updates about the EU Emission Trading System (EU ETS) talks about what it is, carbon allowances and inclusion criteria.
The latest quarterly Energy Briefing for July 2020 is now available from Swan Energy. Register now to receive a free copy in your inbox.
In our final update about Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting, we talk about voluntary reporting - which is highly encouraged and recommended.
In this week's Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting update we share our understanding about SECR reporting, verification and the importance of validation.
In this analysis, Swan Energy’s Carbon & Energy Analyst, Joe Youldon, discusses possible future civil penalty prices where you exceed your opt-out target.
Here we talk about determining consumption data and calculating emissions. This may be the main area where people struggle.
Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting requires you to disclose and provide a narrative description of Energy Efficient Actions. Find out more.
Intensity Ratios are a way of comparing carbon emissions within different sectors and over time. Find out more in this week's update.
If your business has to comply with Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR), it is important you understand your obligations fully.
Here is the first in a series of weekly updates about Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR), the new UK Government scheme.
Swan Energy's summary of The Future of UK Carbon Pricing, issued earlier this week by the UK Government.
Swan Energy has just signed-up another new client, taking the total number of EU ETS installations we support in UK and Ireland to 80.
Swan Energy is feeling fortunate in this new world because, in many ways, it is business as usual and the business continues to grow.
The latest quarterly Energy Briefing for April 2020 is now available from Swan Energy. Register now to receive a free copy in your inbox.
We strongly advise you allocate enough time to reviewing and updating your MMP in line with the Competent Authorty's comments.
The latest quarterly Energy Briefing for January 2020 is now available from Swan Energy. Register now to receive a free copy in your inbox.
We were engaged by Fullers Foods to carry out an ESOS energy audit and identified potential savings equivalent to over a third of energy bill.
Sarah Fryer will be speaking at Carbon Fast Forward Manchester 2020 on 25th February - about how to measure and report emissions during Phase IV of the EU ETS.
We're delighted to announce that we welcomed Eve Grimshaw to our growing team as a Carbon & Energy Analyst at the start of 2020.
In February we're running an interactive webinar about SECR in Sheffield, on behalf of the Energy Institute. Want to better understand your obligations?
We've identified energy savings opportunities for APS in compliance with the requirements of ESOS.
Swan Energy is delighted to announce we’ve recently welcomed Joe Youldon to the growing team, as a Carbon & Energy Analyst.
The latest quarterly Energy Briefing for October 2019 is now available from Swan Energy. Register now to receive a free copy in your inbox.
ESTA’s Independent Energy Consultants group (IECg) has bestowed a lifetime achievement award to Swan Energy's Andrew Park.
Swan Energy's Andrew Park and Sarah Fryer are both speaking at Carbon Forward 2019 in October. A discount of 15% from standard ticket prices is on offer for you.
Swan Energy is looking for a confident, enthusiastic graduate to join our team as a Carbon and Energy Analyst.
If you buy or manage your organisation’s energy, carbon or water, will you be attending the MEUC’s one-day conference and exhibition in London and Leeds in October?
In this commentary piece, Robert Knowles talks about the effect of Article 27 and 27a on Participation in Phase IV of the EU ETS. Read more.
Should we exit the EU without a deal on 31 October 2019, a Carbon Emissions Tax will commence on 4 November 2019. The HMRC Carbon Emissions Tax technical note has been updated to reflect this.
The UK Government has issued important information for operators that have indicated an intention to apply to the Article 27 opt out and Article 27a exemption scheme for Phase IV of the EU ETS.
It’s nearly the first year anniversary since Harjot and Robert joined the Swan Energy team as Carbon & Energy Analysts. Find out more about them.
The latest Energy Briefing for July 2019 is now available from Swan Energy. Register now to receive a free copy in your inbox.
The UK Government has extended mandatory carbon reporting to more companies than ever with the introduction of the new SECR regulations.
Introducing some of the faces that have joined the Swan Energy team over recent years. Meet Claire Eastwood.
Last week Andrew attended a meeting to discuss the UK’s policy on carbon pricing and what is going to replace the EU ETS.
Introducing some of the faces that have joined the Swan Energy team over the last three years. Meet Sarah Fryer.
The UK Government has published a consultation on the future of carbon pricing in the UK following our exit from the EU. This has a direct impact on hospitals and opt-outs.
It's now been agreed to extend the deadline for all UK operators to 30 June 2019.
The latest Energy Briefing for April 2019 is now available from Swan Energy. Register now to receive a free copy in your inbox.
Our MD will be speaking on the panel at “Energy Matters in a post-Brexit UK?”’ hosted by Energy Institute's Yorkshire Branch, with Leeds Sustainability Institute.
The ultimate penalty for not completing the NIMs Phase IV Baseline exercise, or for getting it wrong, is no free allocation for the first five years of Phase IV of the EU ETS.
We believe that our evidence packs help distinguish our service from that offered by competitors and we call it ‘power of the pack'.
MANAGING ENERGY RISK IN THESE UNCERTAIN TIMES is the theme of this year's event and we'll be there as an exhibitor.
The latest Energy Briefing for January 2019 is now available from Swan Energy. Register now to receive a free copy in your inbox.
Are your EU ETS consultants charging extra for doing yoiur baseline for Phase 4?
We've just conducted a customer survey and with a NPS of 63, that means we're world class!
Do you know if MCPD impacts your organisation and when you need a permit by?
The latest Energy Briefing for October 2018 is now available from Swan Energy. Register now to receive a free copy in your inbox.
We were keen to read the budget and better understand the government's stance around EU ETS.
The up and coming Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting legislation struck up a lively debate at ‘Energy – Changing Times’.
If you haven't started getting data together for ESOS Phase 2, and you know you qualify, now is the time to start.
With so much change and uncertainty on the horizon, we always new this event would be interesting.
We’re looking forward to exhibiting at the MEUC Energy and Water Conferences in Leeds and London in October.
We’re delighted to hear there are already over 100 people registered to attend this event in Leeds next Thursday, the 27th September.
Swan Energy’s Sarah Fryer recently trained in the ISO 50001 Energy Management Standard.
There’s less than 2 months to go until Carbon Forward 2018 and the 10% summer discount offer is nearly closing. Don't miss out!
The ISO 50001 Energy Management Standard has been revised and an updated standard published.
Swan Energy is delighted to announce that we’ve welcomed two new recruits, Harjot Singh and Robert Knowles.
Click through to read industry news and comments in the October 2018 edition of Energy Briefing.
On 27th September, ESTA’s Independent Energy Consultants’ Group (IECg) is organising 'Energy: Changing Times'.
Last week, the Swan Energy team attended a Verifiers Training Course at Lucidean Head Office in Stoke-On-Trent.
Swan Energy has entered into a strategic partnership with carbon market experts, Redshaw Advisors.
Click through to read industry news and comments in the April 2018 edition of Energy Briefing.
Read the latest industry news and comments in the January 2018 edition of Energy Briefing
Read the latest industry news and comments in the October 2017 edition of Energy Briefing.
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