As the UK continues to work towards a sustainable future, many businesses are now becoming more aware of how renewable energy technologies can benefit not only the environment, but also their business.
However, making this switch to renewable energy can often raise doubts in terms of cost and whether it is actually worth it. Discover how switching to renewable energy systems can provide a variety of benefits to every kind of business, both large and small.
Lower Energy Bills
In the long run, converting to renewable energy will reduce your businesses energy bills.
Fossil fuels, such as oil or natural gas, become harder to source over time, meaning the price is likely to go up regularly. In comparison, solar energy is a sustainable source which harvests energy and will not disappear, giving businesses the chance to cut on their energy bills.
Reducing the carbon footprint
Businesses are understandably the largest consumers of energy in the UK, releasing the most amount of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.
Most renewable energy sources produce little to no global warming emissions. Therefore, not only will converting to renewable energy mean a reduction in your energy bills, but it will also lead to a substantial decrease in your carbon footprint.
Strengthening your brands reputation
Being seen to invest and use renewable energy enhances corporate reputations, appealing to both customers and investors.
During a time when making as small of an impact on the environment as possible is important, a business which is environmentally friendly is becoming a significant factor that customers are taking in to account when dealing with businesses.
Secure and reliable energy supply
Eventually, fossil fuels will run out, meaning they will no longer be able to be used as a source of energy. Renewable energy, however, is a naturally occurring source that is always being replenished.
Also, using renewable energy means you are less likely to experience disruption to your service. Fossil fuels can often cause loss of electricity and power when bad weather occurs. However, even though the weather is relied upon using renewable energy, the energy source is more stable and easily distributed.
Contact The Energy Desk for your renewable energy service
At The Energy Desk we provide businesses with the most efficient deal on their chosen renewable energy source, whether that may be biomass boilers, solar PV systems, heat pumps or WtE solutions.