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Sarah
New support for businesses and non-domestic customers facing rising energy bills in Great Britain and Northern Ireland has been unveiled by Business Secretary Jacob Rees-Mogg. It has been introduced with the aim of supporting growth, preventing unnecessary insolvencies and protecting jobs. Through the Energy Bill Relief Scheme, the government will provide a discount on wholesale gas...
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The UK has set one of the most ambitious climate change targets in the world. Not only has the government committed to be net zero by 2050 but to also reduce carbon emissions by 78% by 2035 compared to 1990 levels.  Yet soaring energy costs in the coming months could stifle investment in measures that...
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A new thought leadership whitepaper co-authored by Capitas Finance and software platform provider Alfa highlights how energy efficiency can be fast tracked through transformational funding models.  ‘Towards energy resilience: closing the efficiency gap‘ explains the powerful drivers for businesses to cut their greenhouse gas emissions and underlying energy use – and the equally powerful barriers...
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Today’s announcement from the Government on its Energy Price Guarantee acts as a welcome buffer for businesses but doesn’t go far enough. Our CEO Darren Riva comments: “Whilst we welcome today’s announcement and see it as a step in the right direction, a six-month sticking plaster is not a long-term solution to the wounds inflicted...
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Manufacturers now have an increasing array of options for accessing finance that can help them accelerate their decarbonisation and energy resilience efforts, writes Capitas Finance Chief Executive Officer Darren Riva. In our previous post, we looked at the escalating momentum behind energy resilience for companies everywhere. With wholesale energy prices soaring at the same time...
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Ahead of the Spring Statement, Capitas Finance called on Chancellor Rishi Sunak to connect the Government’s budgetary measures with the UK’s legally binding net zero target.  Whilst there was little in the way of announcements made by Rishi Sunak that would immediately bolster the green economy, the UK’s leading independent energy finance specialist says it was what wasn’t said,...
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