CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme UK

Summary information on the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme

In 2008, the UK passed the Climate Change Act as part of its strategy to reduce CO² emissions. Included in this legislation was the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) Energy Efficiency Scheme. This scheme places mandatory obligations on all substantial consumers of electrical power. These obligations include registering as a participant in the scheme, reporting energy usage, and purchasing carbon emission allowances to cover energy consumed. In common with all other companies in our industry with a significant UK presence, Equinix has complied with its obligations and is registered with the scheme.

If you have any questions on the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme, please contact your Account Manager.


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