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Homes England & Octopus Real Estate begin Alliance

Homes England & Octopus Real Estate begin Alliance: Octopus Real Estate, a component of the Octopus Group, has teamed up with the government’s housing delivery agency, Homes England, to kick off the £175 million Greener Homes Alliance. The Alliance will supply loan finance as well as support to SME housebuilders, to assist them in building…
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Energy prices rise for SMEs as wholesale prices rise

Energy prices rise for SMEs as wholesale prices rise: In Q321, the average small and medium enterprise (SME) gas contract was priced at the highest values since Cornwall Insight records began in 2012 – reaching 4.98p/th for 1-year acquisition contracts that assume a 25MWh annual consumption. Research from Cornwall Insight’s Pricing in the SME gas…
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Ireland starts plan to help SMEs reduce energy bills

Ireland starts plan to help SMEs reduce energy bills: A new assistance scheme to assist Irish small & medium sized businesses (SMEs) take authority of their energy usage & lower their bills has been initiated. It is giving SMEs vouchers valued €2,000 (£1,720) to provide for the cost of energy audits, which will supply customised…
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SME power prices reach record highs

SME power prices reach record highs: Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) power prices have continued to rise in Q221, reaching the highest level since our records began in Q212, according to the latest research from Cornwall Insight’s Pricing in the SME power market report. Over the past quarter, prices have increased by 5.82% to average…
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UK press small businesses to commit net zero emissions

UK press small businesses to commit net zero emissions: Each small UK business is being advised to take “small, practical steps” to lower their emissions on behalf of the progression  with the aim of net zero by 2050, ahead of the COP26 climate summit being held in Glasgow in November. Prime Minister Boris Johnson &…
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Cornwall Insight Green Certificates survey: REGO rising

Cornwall Insight Green Certificates survey: REGO rising

Cornwall Insight Green Certificates survey: REGO rising: Renewable Energy Guarantees of Origin (REGOs) have recovered slightly from the fall that occurred due to COVID-19, according to the latest results from Cornwall Insight’s Green Certificates survey. In fact, the survey has seen a 15% and 14% rise in reported average REGO values for Fuel Mix Disclosure…
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Landlords & small business given £50m for EV chargers

Landlords & small business given £50m for EV chargers: The government has reported an investment of up to £50 million going to small businesses, landlords & those in leasehold & rented housing to set up charging points for electric vehicles (EVs). The Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS), that offers up to £350 in order to…
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SME energy prices rise for the first time since 2018

SME energy prices rise for the first time since 2018: There has been a rise in the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) gas and electricity prices, according to the latest SME Power and Gas markets reports, from Cornwall Insight. This is the first time SME prices have risen since Q418 following five consecutive quarters of…
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TPIs revenues fall by 18% due to COVID-19

TPIs revenues fall by 18% due to COVID-19: Third-party Intermediaries (TPIs) have seen a decrease in growth in both the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) and Industrial & Commercial (I&C) sectors, as a result of COVID-19 and general market uncertainty, according to Cornwall Insight’s Annual TPI report. This led to a target revenue pool for…
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