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The Carbon Trust

  1. 1. David Moore Account Manager 23 September 2010 Business Benefits from Sustainable Manufacture
  2. 2. The Carbon Trust’s mission is to accelerate the move to a low carbon economy <ul><li>WE CUT CARBON EMISSIONS NOW </li></ul><ul><li>By providing the private and public sectors with expert advice, finance and accreditation </li></ul><ul><li>By stimulating demand for low carbon products and services </li></ul><ul><li>WE CUT FUTURE CARBON EMISSIONS </li></ul><ul><li>By developing new, commercial low carbon technologies through project funding and management, investment and collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>By identifying market barriers and practical ways to overcome them </li></ul>
  3. 3. Watt’s in it for you! <ul><li>What do you need to do :- </li></ul><ul><li>Legislation – Climate Change Agreement. Carbon Reduction Commitment. EUETS. </li></ul><ul><li>Customer Requirements :- ISO’s, ethical purchasing, embodied carbon & foot printing </li></ul><ul><li>Competing : cost per unit produced </li></ul><ul><li>Better utilisation of machines and cost in use </li></ul><ul><li>Recruiting the best! </li></ul><ul><li>Making a return </li></ul>
  4. 4. Energy Savings in context <ul><li>Is your energy bill a fixed or a variable cost? </li></ul><ul><li>Saving 20% - What could it really mean? </li></ul><ul><li>20% saving represents profit on the bottom line </li></ul><ul><li>At a profit margin of 5% to save £100k would need increased orders of £2m </li></ul>
  5. 5. Being in Control your 5 Step Plan <ul><li>Introduction to the 5 Step Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Step 1 Review </li></ul><ul><li>Step 2 Energy Purchase </li></ul><ul><li>Step 3 Monitoring and analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Step 4 Waste identification </li></ul><ul><li>Step 6 Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Step 5 Start all over again. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Sustainable Manufacturing Controlling your costs!
  7. 7. Energy Waste - discovering potential! <ul><li>INAPPROPRIATE </li></ul><ul><li>Use of inappropriate fuels </li></ul><ul><li>Electric space heating </li></ul><ul><li>INEFFICIENT </li></ul><ul><li>Poorly maintained boilers </li></ul><ul><li>Use of standard lamps instead of energy saving lamps </li></ul><ul><li>POORLY CONTROLLED </li></ul><ul><li>Timer and/or temperature controls wrongly set </li></ul><ul><li>UNNECESSARY </li></ul><ul><li>Equipment and light fittings that are redundant </li></ul>
  8. 8. Energy hierarchy <ul><li>Reduce the need for energy </li></ul><ul><li>Use energy more efficiently </li></ul><ul><li>Use renewable energy </li></ul><ul><li>Carbon offsetting </li></ul>
  9. 9. Specialist advice: <ul><li>support to help organisations cut carbon </li></ul>Since our launch we have supported tens of thousands of customers, helping them to save 23MtCO 2 and £1.4 billion
  10. 10. Finance: <ul><ul><ul><li>Loans to help SMEs upgrade or replace equipment with energy efficient alternatives </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Since the scheme started in 2003 we have: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Offered over £100 million in loans </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Saved businesses approximately £80 million </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Non-SME loans periodically available in Wales </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Interest-free Energy Efficiency Loans </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>£100m </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>interest-free loans available to SMEs in 2009/10 and 2010/11 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. The Carbon Trust Web Site <ul><li>Publications – pdf download </li></ul><ul><li>Tools – HHD Analysis, Carbon Foot printing, </li></ul><ul><li>Biomass, On site wind, project planning </li></ul><ul><li>Awareness Training – on line DVD’s </li></ul><ul><li>On line access to services. </li></ul><ul><li>Work shops and Seminars </li></ul>
  12. 12. Setting Standards & Low Carbon Businesses <ul><li>Generating energy from waste </li></ul>Insource Energy A Carbon Trust Enterprise Assisting companies to communicate with their customers on climate change UK’s leading emission management accreditation scheme Carbon Reduction Commitment ‘early action metric’ Setting Standards Technology development <ul><li>Spin out businesses built on Research & Development support from Innovations programme </li></ul><ul><li>Accelerator Programmes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Industrial Energy Efficiency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offshore Wind </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marine Energy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Micro CHP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Buildings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biomass Heat </li></ul></ul>Pipeline heat solutions business Creating a portfolio of renewable generation on public sector land Joint Venture ‘enterprise’ business Supplying, supporting and certifying low carbon building occupancy
  13. 13. Responsible Action ?
  14. 14. Business Case & Benefits <ul><li>Ready for future legislation </li></ul>Improved product quality: through put Machine Utilisation : working environment etc Good for your bottom line Good for the environment Improved company image
  15. 15. How to access Carbon Trust Products and Services… <ul><li>Carbon Trust Energy Helpline – </li></ul><ul><li>0800 085 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Website – </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
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