Renewable energy is generation of power that does not rely on finite resources. Fossil fuels will eventually run out and renewable energy is the long term replacement.
Using and generating renewable energy can reduce your carbon emissions and contribute to tackling climate change.
Examples of renewable energy sources include:
Renewable energy can also be produced from plant sources such as wood, or crops grown as a fuel.
The rising cost of fossil fuels and the financial incentives offered by the government are making it increasingly cost-effective for businesses to generate and use renewable energy.
This guide looks at the benefits of using renewable energy and ways to generate your own renewable energy on a small scale. It provides information on your business' renewable energy options to enable you to make informed choices.