SEE THE DIFFERENCE!
Before Poundland National Distribution Centre, Darlaston, West Midlands
200,000sq ft racking aisle & despatch area
34 X 400watt Sodium Hi-BAY per aisle
After 18 X 216watt >EcoBAY® Hi-Rack Autosense* per aisle
Nearly 50% reduction in fitting numbers
Energy Saving At Over 80% including occupancy switching
Vast improvement in quality of light
The big six energy suppliers have told the regulator Ofgem that there is little chance of any further cuts in their tariffs this coming year, responding to calls from Ofgem for them to pass on more of the recent falls in wholesale energy costs.
As many as 5,000 businesses are expected to be forced to participate in the mandatory legislation, which will require companies to audit their carbon emissions and pay for carbon allowances to cover those emissions.
A new scheme called the Industrial Energy Efficiency Accelerator, has been designed to spark a ‘low carbon industrial revolution’ Carbon Trust is now investing an extra £15 million in funding to help manufacturers become more energy efficient.
Energy prices are expected to further rise with the mandated roll-out of smart meters to businesses, with the costs passed on under the pretence of the savings.
Five months after the initial announcement by the government, the Carbon Trust is now officially extending its interest-free business loan scheme to UK farms in an effort to promote energy efficiency within the agricultural sector.
Lighting in buildings accounts for around a sixth of total UK electricity use. 73% is used in industrial and commercial application, with the balance in domestic applications.
Rising energy prices and higher taxes are the biggest worries facing British businesses in 2010 after the state of the economy, according to new research released today by the Carbon Trust.
With only three months before the start of the UK’s new carbon reduction cap-and-trade scheme, more than half have done nothing to prepare for their approaching commitments.