Don’t be fooled by new electricity penalty charges

Businesses are being warned not to get caught out by a new excess penalty charge for electricity usage which were introduced on 1 April 2018. The new charge, called DCP 161, is applied to all organisations which have a Half Hour (HH) electricity supply and are exceeding their agreed consumption rates. It poses a dual […] MORE


Official! IU Energy named as best in the South West

South West-based Energy consultancy IU Energy has been named as ‘Regional Consultancy of the Year’ at a major awards ceremony in London last night. The company were singled out by a prestigious judging panel at the TELCA Awards 2017 – Energy Live News’ annual celebration of excellence in energy consultancy. The panel, which included senior […] MORE


Don’t dive into water deregulation too quickly

From 1 April 2017 businesses in England will, for the first time, be able to shop around for their water supplier. Over 1.2 million eligible businesses and other ‘non-household’ customers such as public sector bodies and charities in England will be able to choose their water supplier soon. “Finally some choice!” will be the cry […] MORE


Commercial Properties: Meet Energy Standards, Or Get Fined, Says UK Gov

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Cut Your Business Water Costs

Water deregulation in England April 2017 MORE


Announcement: Merger Deal Creates New Integrated Power

"This deal will further differentiate us in a noisy energy market..." MORE


IU Energy Deliver Impressive 4000th Biomass Boiler Install

Innasol and IU Energy, together as part of successful a partner network, celebrate their 4000th biomass boiler installation, just as heating season goes into full swing! Innasol is the sole UK distributor of ETA biomass boilers, which is regarded as one of the most trusted premium technology brands in the market – one of many […] MORE


Water deregulation is coming

Water deregulation is on its way. Next year, all businesses in England will be able to move away from regional monopolies and have the power to choose who supplies their water, waste water and drainage services. The new powers, which already exist in Scotland and has so far produced £35 million in water efficiency savings, […] MORE


Missed the ESOS deadline?

If you haven’t complied with ESOS yet, the chances are you have either received a call from the Environment Agency or you are on their list. They want to know if you are in the process of completing your ESOS assessment and when you expect to be compliant.  Failure to do so could result in a […] MORE

Santander Breakthrough Festival Red Box Event 23-27 May 2016 Plymouth

The Santander Breakthrough Event: 23-27 May 2016

You're invited to our one-off free workshop! MORE


Academy School Proves That It Pays To Be Resourceful

IU Energy and The Market Bosworth School both shared the desire and vision to reduce the school's energy costs. MORE


DECC guide to implementing ESOS

Read our summary of the 62 page guide here. MORE

Enhanced Capital Allowance

Understanding Enhanced Capital Allowance (ECA)

Read our helpful guide here. MORE


Being Green – It’s not all about Renewables

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Finance Options for Schools

There is funding out there to help you finance energy efficiency projects. MORE


Primary school setting great example for energy efficiency

Energy-efficient LED lighting via Salix Finance. Becoming a greener school has set a great example to the children & parents in the community. MORE

Succession Group Achieve ESOS Compliance - IU Energy

Succession Group Achieve Environmental Compliance

The Environment Agency (EA) can impose the fines of up to £50,000 at any time for non-compliance. MORE


Did You Miss the 29th Jan 2016 ESOS Deadline?

What do if you have missed the ESOS Deadlines (5th December & 29th Jan discretionary waiver). MORE


COP21: What does this mean for businesses?

KEY POINTS: ♦  Deal has been agreed by all countries involved to curb global warming to less than 2°C ♦  Nearly 200 countries took part in 2 weeks of intense negotiations st COP21 ♦  The pact is the first to commit all countries to cut carbon emissions, which will come into being in 2020 KEY AGREEMENT […] MORE

ESOS deadline

EA issues final warning regarding ESOS Deadline 29 Jan 2015

The Environment Agency (EA) has issued a reminder of the ESOS Deadline, warning of the risk of enforcement action (up to £50,000). MORE



Businesses are being urged to act now to curb the financial implications brought by non-compliance. MORE


Insights From Industry Leaders: Plessey Semiconductors

This is the first of our series titled "Insights from industry leaders" - we learn from Plessey Semiconductors (Engineering & Manufacturing) MORE


Will P272 affect your business?

The changes can be a great opportunity to improve how and when you use energy. MORE


G20: World leaders call for “ambitious” climate change agreement

Ahead of the 2015 Paris Climate Conference (United Nations Conference on Climate Change - named COP21) which will be taking place from November 30 to December 11 2015, the G20 world leaders have called for an 'ambitious' agreement. MORE


Firms Facing Hefty Fines over ESOS

5-figure fines being risked by non-compliance for 5 December 2015 deadline MORE


Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) payments to be cut by March 2016

FIT Tariff payments being cut from January 2016: Meaning that people are being urged to secure renewable technologies (supported by the FIT payments) before the deadline. MORE


Siemens invest €100m in plans to become Carbon Neutral

Siemens aim to be the world’s first major industrial company to achieve a net-zero carbon footprint by 2030. MORE


ESOS Warning Issued: 99% of Businesses not ESOS Compliant

Energy Live News have recently found that just 1% of affected companies have submitted audits ahead of the impending 5 December deadline. MORE

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High Profile Law Firm Achieve ESOS compliance

UK Top 100 law firm, has now met its obligation under the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS). MORE

red zone management

Investment in the National Grid

“Investment in renewables needs to be matched by investment in the infrastructure so that we achieve maximum efficiency and sustainability..." MORE


Environment Agency Issues Second ESOS Warning

The Environment Agency has issued a second letter to those who qualify for the government's mandatory ESOS scheme MORE


IU Energy shortlisted for national TELCA Energy Management Award

We are celebrating after being shortlisted for a prestigious national award for the second year running. MORE


Large companies risking huge fines over ESOS

Almost three quarters of large UK businesses are running the risk of five-figure fines by missing the deadline to submit their Energy Saving Opportunities Scheme (ESOS) audit. MORE


The May General Election 2015 – Where do parties stand on Energy & the Environment?

IU Energy take a look at policies relating to Energy and the Environment. The article also consults IU Energy's CEO, Duncan Banks, for his opinion on the situation and opportunities within the sector. MORE


Common Misconceptions – LED Lighting

LED lighting has come a long way in recent years. Here we run through the common misconceptions many of our clients initially held about LED lighting. MORE


ESOS – Are you compliant?

The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme requires large enterprises to conduct mandatory energy audits every 4 years. MORE


Sticking with your current provider doesn’t pay – 95% of the time

A staggering 95% of dual-fuel big 6 energy company customers could have saved money according to a recent report... MORE


Fix now as oil prices tumble

Duncan Banks, CEO at IU Energy looks at what the fall in world oil prices means for businesses MORE


FCA and ISO Approve Our Approach

In addition to retaining our ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 accreditations we are now one of a small number of energy consultants in the country to receive authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority. MORE

Free Energy Health Check

A move to continue our growth

We are delighted to announce that we have moved to larger premises in Plymouth - a key part of our expansion plan. MORE