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back 2 business week - green deal: Lee Evans of the Carbon Trust

  1. 1. Energy Efficiency – a brief summaryLee EvansAccount Manager
  2. 2. Agenda1. Role of Carbon Trust Wales2. Energy saving opportunities / ways to increase profit3. Available support 2
  3. 3. We cut carbon now byOur mission Providing specialist advice and financeis to to help organisations cut carbonaccelerate the Setting standards for carbon reductionmove to We cut future carbon emissions by Opening markets for low carbona low carbon technologieseconomy Leading industry collaborations to commercialise technologies Investing in early stage low carbon companies
  4. 4. Drivers for Carbon Reduction Cost savings and volatile and rising energy prices Security of supply Financial incentives (Carbon Trust interest free loans, Green Deal, Green Investment Bank, FITs, RHI) Climate change mitigation CSR UK Target – 80% carbon reduction by 2050 Climate Change Strategy for Wales Legislation – Carbon Reduction Commitment – 3% One Wales Reduction Target – Devolved Building Regulations 4
  5. 5. We cut carbon now Specialist advice Business as usual Finance in Wales for Setting standards 2011/12 5
  6. 6. Setting standards:recognising carbon reduction in organisations Standard approach to organisation carbon footprint measurement Rewards real carbon emission reductions and enables clear communication to customers and stakeholders Early action benefits under the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme Currently awarded to over 200 organisations
  7. 7. Setting standards:recognising carbon reduction in products withThe Carbon Footprinting Company Standard, comparable approach to carbon footprinting of products and services Rewards commitment to real carbon emissions reductions Carbon Reduction Label awarded to more than 2,500 products and services Product footprinting and labelling projects in USA, Europe and Asia
  8. 8. Energy saving opportunities / ways to increaseprofit Assess potential for energy savings Highlight areas where businesses can improve Raise awareness of energy conservation amongst staff and motivate to reduce waste Plan and take action
  9. 9. Energy saving opportunities in the Hospitality Sector Space Heating 26% Catering Switching off 30% Maintenance Refurbishment Computing 0% Lighting Other 19% 6% Cooling 6% Hot Water 13%
  10. 10. Energy savings opportunities in the Hospitality Sector Can reduce energy costs by 40% Typically 20% reduction by implementing simple efficiency measures: Savings Payback 6% <1 year 13% 1-2 years
  11. 11. Potential for Carbon/Energy Reduction? 60% Renewables Biomass boilers, wind turbines, solar 50% thermal ?% 40% Design & Asset Management E.g. Low CO2 new build, property rationalisation, procurement changes, 30% targets for refurbishment 10% Invest to Save 20% E.g. Insulation, lighting, controls, heat recovery, CHP, plant replacement 20% 10% Good Housekeeping E.g. M&T, awareness, training, regular 10% inspection & audit 11
  12. 12. £m £0.0 £5.0 £10.0 £15.0 £20.0 £25.0 20 05 /0 6 20 06 /0 7 20 07 /0 8 20 08 /0 9 DO NOTHING 20 09 /1 60% REDUCTION 0 WITH DISPOSALS 20 10 /1 1 20 11 /1 2 20 12 /1 3Year 20 13 /1 4 Making the Financial Case 20 14 /1 5 20 15 /1 6 20 16 /1 7 20 17 /1 8 20 18 /1 9 20 19 /2 0 12
  13. 13. BarriersLack of:Sustained senior commitment and funding Risk CashflowSkilled personnel Knowledge and experience TimeInformation Absence of quality data Perceived high risk and high costs of new technologies Cost reduction opportunities and other key issues not well understood 13
  14. 14. Available support / information Specialist advice Finance Publications 14
  15. 15. Finance:Interest-free Energy Efficiency LoansLoans to help SMEs upgrade or replaceequipment with energy efficient alternatives£3,000 - £100,000 over 4 years Interest-free loansSince 2003 businesses have saved available to Welsh SMEsapproximately £80 million in 2010/11Non-SME loans periodically available in Wales
  16. 16. Finance:Enhanced Capital Allowances 100% Provides incentive to invest in energy-efficient equipment Qualifying equipment specified on Energy Technology List (ETL) Carbon Trust manages ETL on behalf of Government first year tax relief on Find out more on qualifying expenditure www.eca.gov.uk/etl
  17. 17. PublicationsGreen your businessfor growth (CTG039)www.carbontrust.co.uk
  18. 18. Action Checklist
  19. 19. Publication ExamplesFact sheetsHow to monitor your energy use (GIL157)Understanding your energy consumption (CTL001)Assessing the energy use of your building (CTL003)OverviewsSports and leisure (CTV006)Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (CTV003)Low temperature hot water boilers (CTV008)Refrigeration (CTV002)GuidesCreating an awareness campaign (CTG001)Heating control (CTG002) www.carbontrust.co.uk
  20. 20. Carbon Trust resourcesAssess a woodfuel project’s viability, conduct outlinedesign and act as an informed customer Introductory Template guidance contracts System design tools www.carbontrust.co.uk/biomass 20
  21. 21. Energy Reduction Strategy% Energy Reduction Challenge (from baseline year) Commitment from top Carbon reduction implementation plan Energy management responsibility Invest to save budgetFunding Carbon Trust specialist advice Interest Free Loans / standard loans Green Deal for Business Green Investment Bank 21
  22. 22. Saving energy without compromisingquality… Main energy saving opportunities (heating, lighting, housekeeping) Simple actions save energy, cut costs and increase profit margins Support availableTypically 20% reduction by implementing simple efficiency measures: Savings Payback 6% <1 year 13% 1-2 years

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