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BESS Energy academies - 2022-23

From 1 April 2020, academy trusts will need to report on environmental reporting regulations. Regulations require large companies which consume more than 40,000 kWh of energy in a reporting period to include certain information about energy efficiency measures.

Further information

BESS Energy Academies 2022-23 - Annual Energy and Carbon Report (for year ending 31 August 2022)

From 1 April 2020, academy trusts will need to report on environmental reporting regulations. Regulations require large companies which consume more than 40,000 kWh of energy in a reporting period to include certain information about energy efficiency measures. Large companies are defined by sections 465-466 of the Companies Act 2006 as companies which meet 2 out of the following 3 criteria:

  • Gross income of £36 million or more;
  • Balance sheet assets of £18 million or more; and
  • 250 employees or more

The reporting period for academy trusts will be 1 September 2021 to 31 August 2022. Further guidance is available on the Government website.

Academies in Leicester City that choose BESS Energy Core or BESS Energy Enhanced will receive BESS Energy Academies as part of the product and do not need to purchase twice, saving up to £150 per school.

What is included in the service?

Reports which covers:

  • Annual carbon, energy and water usage reports
  • Analysis of energy and water trends/patterns of usage 
  • Identifying the impact of energy/water efficiency improvements
  • Data in a format required as part of Energy and Carbon Reporting regulation (from September 2020):
  • UK energy use (in kWh) including purchased electricity, gas and transport fuel
  • Associated greenhouse gas emissions (in tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent)
  • At least one ‘intensity ratio’ that expresses the academy trust’s annual emissions in relation to a quantifiable factor associated with its activities
  • Information about energy efficiency action taken during the year
  • Methodologies used in the calculation of disclosures
  • Provision of a collated MAT report provided

Provision of data for school’s preferred Display Energy Certificate (DEC) provider

This offer is open to all Multi-Academy Trusts (not just Leicester)

This service is available from September 2022, with reports published in October 2022 for your annual audited accounts.

£150 per school, 10% discount for BESS Schools (Leicester Schools)

 

 

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