Which measures work for your business
Saving on energy costs
Energy can account for around 40% of a building’s running costs over its lifetime. But with the right tools, you can reduce these costs while enhancing your business’ environmental credentials. We can help you manage assets like lighting and temperature control, or advise on updating technology to maximise its efficiency.
Supporting the growth of electric vehicles
The UK is preparing to phase out petrol/diesel vehicles by 2030, so the need for electric vehicle (EV) charging is rapidly increasing. The E.ON EV Team can provide bespoke EV charging solutions for your company fleet – for employees, customers or partners – and advise on the best EV strategy.
Generating renewable energy
A renewable energy supply contract can enhance environmental credentials, but many businesses are also considering on-site generation to produce low and zero-carbon energy in a cost-effective way. As part of the E.ON Group, we offer sustainable generation technologies that ensure secure supply, reduce grid dependence, and minimise emissions.
Installing photovoltaic panels allows your business to capture the power of the sun to generate sustainable energy, while also lowering your invoices and carbon emissions.
In an appropriate location, wind turbines are one of the most affordable energy solutions available, providing financial savings, energy security and enhanced green credentials.
Any business can generate on-site heating and hot water by deploying sustainable technologies that extract and repurpose heat directly from the ground or air.
On-site biomass units are a cost-effective solution to turn cheap, accessible biofuels like waste wood into energy, cutting emissions and waste at the same time.
An on-site CHP unit enables your business to generate energy, reduce energy costs, lower carbon emissions and boost efficiency by capturing and reusing waste heat.
You can reduce energy costs and emissions by trapping unused heat and converting it into clean, renewable electricity with Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) technology.
We can design, build and manage other heat and power systems, including energy from waste (EfW) and combined cycle gas turbines (CCGT) plants.
Making the most of energy tax exemptions
Using energy from low-carbon sources can earn you exemption from the Climate Change Levy (CCL) energy tax. This tax is added to the energy invoices of any commercial business using 33kWh+ of electricity or 145kWh+ of gas a day. Businesses using energy from renewables could qualify for tax relief.
Selling the energy you generate
Businesses can create a new revenue stream by selling any excess energy they produce back to the grid. This can be done by selling energy from on-site generation technology, or by storing energy gathered from the grid at low-volume times, and selling it back at peak times.
Optimising energy consumption
There are growing opportunities for businesses of all sizes to help our national grid balance supply and demand, both nationally and locally. In partnership with E.ON, we can help you make the most of on-site generation, Demand Side Response and battery storage. Benefits include greater resilience, lower energy costs, and the possibility to sell energy back to the grid.