How businesses can prevent the next gas crisis

Article posted

9th May 2024

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2-3 min read


Mollie Pinnington

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The recent gas crisis caused issues for a lot of the UK. Businesses especially felt the pinch as energy bills skyrocketed. But what if there was a way to not only weather future storms but become a beacon of energy security? The answer lies in empowering businesses to become more energy efficient.

Here's why a focus on demand reduction and efficiency is key


  • Double Whammy: Reducing demand not only lowers costs for businesses but also lessens the strain on the entire energy grid. This creates a buffer against price spikes caused by global fluctuations.
  • Sustainable Savings: Energy efficiency upgrades might require an initial investment, but the long-term savings are substantial. Businesses not only become more resilient but also contribute to a greener economy.
  • Innovation Opportunity: Investing in energy-saving technologies like LED lighting, smart building controls, and heat pumps fosters innovation. This can lead to a competitive edge and attract eco-conscious customers.


 How can the UK government help businesses?


  • Grant Power: Providing grants and tax breaks for energy audits and efficiency upgrades can significantly reduce upfront costs and incentivise businesses to take action.
  • Knowledge is Power: Spreading awareness through workshops, online resources, and industry collaborations can equip businesses with the knowledge and tools needed to make informed energy-saving decisions.
  • Financing the Future: Creating loan schemes with favourable terms specifically for energy efficiency projects can make these upgrades more accessible, especially for small and medium-sized businesses.

By empowering businesses to become more energy-efficient, the UK can build a more resilient and sustainable energy future. Businesses save money, the environment benefits, and the risk of future gas crises diminishes. It's a win-win for everyone.

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