27 Oct '11, 4pm

Carbon Trust Launches Program to Help Firms Save Energy, Find Green Suppliers

The Carbon Trust will launch a new service today aimed at helping companies make the business case for energy efficiency by providing advice on the measures to implement and the technologies that deliver the best returns. The Carbon Trust Implementation (CTI) business ties in with the £550 million (US $868.8 million) energy efficiency financing scheme the organization announced with Siemens earlier this year. A survey by the Carbon Trust of 500 small and medium businesses released today also highlights that, while 76 percent are more concerned about energy prices rising now than six months ago, 35 percent do not have a plan to manage the expected increases. Myles McCarthy, newly installed managing director of CTI, told BusinessGreen that companies often struggle to push energy efficiency up the corporate agenda, partly because executives demand payback periods for energy e...

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