Distributed Energy: Powering Britain's Economic Future
Energy is vital to the operation of millions of businesses in the UK. Ensuring it is reliably available, used efficiently and priced competitively is essential for a successful economy.
UK is the world’s fifth biggest economy
It has world-leading sectors and record employment levels, but the economy needs to be upgraded to tackle persistent challenges, such as productivity where we rank fifth amongst the G7 nations.
Three sectors account for
This economic impact analysis shows the clear benefit to the UK economy of ensuring energy is used effectively.
If just 50% of these sectors utilised distributed energy, we could see a:
Distributed energy is a new market, on which is growing rapidly as businesses such as Centrica develop their products, services and offers.
We believe that more could be done to unlock the potential of these solutions and make the following key recommendations: