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Podcast: What to expect at the ISBA panel session on ‘How to go green without going into the red en route’ on the ISBA Bursarcast

In the first 12 minutes of this episode of the Independent Schools’ Bursars Association (ISBA) Bursarcast, Nigel summarises Tuesday’s panel discussion on how schools can get to net-zero affordably. Discussion points will include what can be done in the short-term[…]

ReEnergise to Attend AGBIS Annual Conference on 18th March

For our first exhibition of 2024, we will be attending the Association of Governing Bodies of Independent Schools (AGBIS) Annual Conference on Monday 18th March at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in London. We had a successful time at the[…]

Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme Phase 3c: Portal to Open at 2pm on 7th November

Following technical difficulties on 10th October, Salix Finance will be reopening the Phase 3c Application Portal for all applications on Tuesday 7th November, 2023 at 2pm As published in July, the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero has made[…]

Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme: Phase 3c Announced by Salix Finance (PSDS3c)

The Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme provides grants for public sector bodies to fund heat decarbonisation and energy efficiency measures. Phase 3c has made £230 million available in 2024/25 with additional budget for financial year 2025/26 to enable projects to be[…]

Podcast: Nigel Demystifies Estate Decarbonisation on the ISBA Bursarcast

In a recent episode of the Independent Schools’ Bursars Association (ISBA) Bursarcast, Nigel was invited to take part in a discussion about school estate decarbonisation. The 35-minute podcast aims to dispel common myths and misconceptions, help bursars understand what to[…]

Phase 4 Public Sector Low Carbon Skills Fund: Portal to Open at 2pm on 26th April

Salix Finance has announced that Phase 4 of the Public Sector Low Carbon Skills Fund (Phase 4 LCSF) will be open for applications on Wednesday 26th April at 2pm. The Department for Energy Security and Net Zero has set aside[…]

ReEnergise Attends the AGBIS Annual Conference and the GSHPA Members Day

Doubling up for the first shows of the year: two events, two days, and two ReEnergise employees. At the end of March, Nigel and Ollie attended both the AGBIS Annual Conference and the inaugural GSHPA Member’s Day. At the AGBIS[…]

The April 2023 Energy Bills Discount Scheme. What do Schools Need to Know?

Out with the old, in with the new. On the 1st April, the Energy Bill Relief Scheme (EBRS) ended, and non-domestic energy contracts have automatically been moved onto the newly announced Energy Bill Discount Scheme (EBDS). This means that any[…]

Nigel A-F talks to a client at the Schools and Academies Show

Last Thursday evening marked the round-up of the Schools and Academies Show at the NEC in which, over the space of one fast-paced day, Nigel and Ollie were able to have some interesting conversations with delegates from all over the[…]