ESOS Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme is coming. Register your interest with us.
What is it?
ESOS is a brand new mandatory energy assessment and energy saving identification scheme for businesses in the UK.
The scheme aims to save the UK at least £1.6bn in energy costs by the year 2030.
When is it happening?
The qualification date for the 1st phase is 31st December 2014.
ESOS will mandate energy audits for around 9,000 UK businesses.
You are likely to be in the ESOS if, on the qualification date of 31st December 2014 for the first phase of ESOS) you are:
-An Undertaking which has 250 or more employees in the UK.
-An Undertaking which has fewer than 250 employees, but has:
-An Annual turnover exceeding €50m and,
A balance sheet exceeding €43m
Part of a corporate group which includes an undertaking which meets criteria 1 or 2 above.
Find out more
Please take a look at the full ESOS guide issued by the government for full details on the scheme including requirements and deadline dates.
Participants of ESOS will require a ‘lead assessor’ (please take a look at paragraph 5.1 in the guide link above) to undertake various roles in relation to their ESOS assessment.
Quidos is in the process of arranging with the Environment Agency to have a register of approved lead assessors and will be in touch with Quidos members regarding this in due course.
Quidos ESOS events
Quidos will be launching a range of CPD events and seminars to support ESOS in the coming weeks.
Please keep checking back at the Quidos training events page and we will also be in touch via email to notify you of course dates.
ESOS will also be a key subject matter at our annual conference in November 2014.
To register your interest;
Please click here and add your name, email address and add a comment entitled ‘interested in ESOS’ and we will be in touch when we launch our courses and further ESOS detail in the coming weeks.