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New Records In Public Support For Renewables

Posted on 28th Nov 2017 by Ged Ennis

It’s been a fantastic year for renewable energy. As the technology makes steady progress towards being even cheaper and more efficient, public support for renewables is making ever-greater strides, despite the government often not sharing the same faith. So, what’s the state of public opinion now, and how does that affect the UK’s energy landscape?

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3 Great Benefits That On-Site Generation Can Offer Your Business

Posted on 13th Nov 2017 by Ged Ennis

  On-site power generation might not be something you’ve ever considered for your business – but if not, now’s a great time to start! In today’s energy climate, it can offer you more benefits than ever, especially since it shares many of the strengths of solar panel systems.

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Low Carbon Energy Enter New Partnership With Burnley FC In The Community

Posted on 8th Sep 2017 by Ged Ennis

A unique partnership formed between two Burnley Bondholders means there is now a one-stop shop for local businesses who want to become more socially responsible.

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Why Your Business Should Switch To Solar

Posted on 30th Jun 2017 by Ben Earnshaw

There’s no shortage of reasons why it’s a great idea for your business to switch to solar for its power supply. For one thing, there’s the fact that the UK government wants to secure 3% of the UK’s energy supply from renewables by 2020, and are likely to continue offering incentives for UK businesses to […]

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What Does The Paris Agreement Mean For The UK Energy Industry?

Posted on 23rd Jun 2017 by Ged Ennis

The Paris Accord has been around a few years now, but lots of us have been seeing it in the news recently again – largely due to the US exit from the agreement. However, amongst all the furore surrounding that, it’s easy to lose sight of the finer details of the agreement itself, and what […]

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LEGO Hits 100% Renewable Energy 3 Years Ahead Of Schedule

Posted on 16th Jun 2017 by Ged Ennis

Danish toys behemoth LEGO has hit the headlines recently – having notably committed to several renewable energy projects in recent years, they announced their intention to hit full energy efficiency by 2020. They’ve actually achieved that three years ahead of schedule – a top achievement! This week on Low Carbon, our experts take a quick […]

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What’s So Important About Corporate Social Responsibility?

Posted on 5th Jun 2017 by Ged Ennis

We’re all becoming ever more mindful of environmental issues as a society, which means green initiatives and corporate social responsibility (CSR) is more important for businesses than ever. Essentially CSR refers to a company’s commitment to the environmental and social impacts of its business. In this week’s blog, we’re looking at why it’s so vital […]

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How To Easily Achieve Supply Chain Sustainability

Posted on 25th May 2017 by Ged Ennis

As you’d expect from a business energy services company, at Low Carbon Energy we’re passionate about helping our customers to be sustainable as possible. That’s why this week’s blog brings you some simple tips on how to improve the sustainability of your supply chains.

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Public Approval Soars For Solar Energy

Posted on 19th May 2017 by Ged Ennis

This year just keeps getting better and better for solar power. In a recent quarterly survey of the British public carried out by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (commonly known as BEIS), the public responded with overwhelming approval for renewables energy, and solar energy in particular. Indeed, more so than ever before!

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Making History: Britain Goes First Day Without Coal Since 1882

Posted on 10th May 2017 by Ged Ennis

Good Friday 2017 was a remarkable day for the British energy industry; it was the first day that Britain has gone entirely without coal power since the world’s first centralised coal generator opened in 1882. It’s an incredible milestone, and it’s thanks in no small part to the rise of solar power and renewable sources […]