The removal of schools from the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme is a step backwards, warns IMServ’s Jurjen de Greeve

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A final attempt to simplify the much-criticised Carbon Reduction Commitment CRC, was announced in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement towards the end of 2012. Amongst a variety of reforms is the withdrawal of all state-funded schools in England from the Scheme. Jurjen de Greeve, Direct Sales Manager at IMServ Europe, the UK’s largest independent energy management provider, believes this is a step backward and risks undoing the progress that has been made so far as a result of the Carbon Reduction Commitment.Applicable to all organisations using more than 6,000MWh per year of electricity, the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme formerly known as the Carbon Reduction Commitment is a mandatory carbon emissions scheme. Introduced in April 2010, the Scheme targets emissions from large public and private sector organisations, with the aim of driving emissions reductions and incentivising the uptake of energy efficiencies.Along with the withdrawal of state-funded schools in England, other changes to the Scheme include:

via openPR.com – Press release – IMserv – The removal of schools from the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme is a step backwards, warns IMServ’s Jurjen de Greeve.

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