Why You Need to Switch Onto Renewable Energy
There are a number of benefits that businesses will enjoy from switching to renewable energy…
Businesses looking to make a change in how they operate this year or next may well want to look
into renewable energy sources, as there are lots to choose from and each could help companies
benefit in a variety of ways – as well as serving to better protect the environment at the same time.
There are a wide variety of technologies available – typically used to generate heat or electricity – to
help businesses be greener and save money into the bargain. The main sources are heat from water
sources, air or the earth, waste, hydro and wind power, energy derived from sunlight and plants
grown specifically to provide fuel.
When it comes to conducting research into the different types of renewable resources and deciding
which one is right for your business, you are sure to find that there are many good reasons for
turning to this type of power. You will be able to make use of lots of local resources, while driving
down your dependence on non-renewable energy and helping to save your company money. What’s
more, you will also be able to help reduce your carbon footprint by cutting your production of
carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases, which trap the sun’s heat and warm the earth up which
can lead to global warming.
Your carbon footprint is the amount of CO2 released into the atmosphere as a result of the fuel and
electricity you use, taking into account how much energy is used to heat your home or business, the
transport you use each day, your appliances and electronics, and how often you fly.
07 Dec, 2023
Lightsource bp and REA host energy transition roundtable at COP28
Lightsource bp and the UK’s Renewable Energy Association (REA) have hosted a high-level roundtable discussion at COP28.
06 Dec, 2023
Unlocking value: showcasing our Asset Services
Lightsource bp is delighted to announce our participation in ‘Unlocking Value’, a new ITN Business programme developed in collaboration with The Institute of Asset Management.
05 Dec, 2023
Lightsource bp is championing solar at COP28
Lightsource bp is in attendance at COP28 to advocate for a crucial role for solar power in the energy transition.
30 Nov, 2023
bp agrees to take full ownership of Lightsource bp
bp has agreed to acquire the 50.03% interest it does not already own in Lightsource bp, enabling Lightsource bp’s continuing growth and high performance.
29 Nov, 2023
Solar and nature in perfect harmony
SolarPower Europe have released this year’s entries for their 2023 photo competition, Lightsource bp has submitted three entries, showcasing our projects in the UK, Greece and
27 Nov, 2023
Team onboarding: Lightsource bp site visits in 2023
This year, Lightsource bp hosted eight onboarding solar site visits. A total of 285 team members, including 25 interns, were actively engaged in these informative sessions.
24 Nov, 2023
Lightsource bp celebrates two years in France
With a 700 MW solar project pipeline, our team in France is committed to actively contributing to a sustainable future powered by solar energy.
24 Nov, 2023
Lightsource bp announced as finalists at UK Business Awards
We are incredibly proud to announce that Lightsource bp has been announced as finalists in two categories in the UK Business Awards (UKBA) 2023.
23 Nov, 2023
Lightsource bp enables smaller businesses to access the benefits of solar
Inviting participants to join a collective, European multi-buyer corporate power purchase agreement (PPA) for a portfolio of solar assets.
16 Nov, 2023
Here’s what the electrical grid of the future looks like
Today’s grids were built for a different age. A grid powered by renewables looks very different – with energy storage playing a key role in balancing supply and demand.