Sunday 23rd Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

LCRS can help with new energy audits

Companies affected by the new Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme can get assistance from the Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme, which is managed by the Freight Transport Association.

In accordance with the EU Energy Efficiency Directive, large companies will be required to conduct energy audits every four years, with the first needing to take place by 5 December 2015. The audits will cover transport, buildings and industrial operations.

The government best practice guide to ESOS highlighted the LCRS as a scheme that assist in the process.

Rachael Dillon, FTA’s climate change policy manager said: “The LCRS collects simple fuel and business activity data and could clearly assist freight operators with ESOS. We are pleased that DECC’s best practice guidance recognises the LCRS as a mechanism to help manage the freight transport data required for ESOS.”