New energy audit requirement for large organisations

By Sophie Wilkinson

Larger companies and non-public-sector organisations will be required to carry out mandatory energy-saving assessments under the new Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) introduced on 17 July by the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme Regulations 2014.

Organisations must establish if they are affected by phase I of ESOS by 31 December 2014 and, if so, must comply with the ESOS requirements by 5 December 2015.

ESOS will be administrated by the Environment Agency and is part of the UK’s implementation of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive 2012 (EED)…

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