The National Grid, a centralised system with an oligopoly of energy providers and a dated logistics network, is, arguably, no longer fit for purpose. Increasingly expensive to use, the UK’s commercial energy market has two uncompromising traits – inflexibility and unpredictability. For facilities managers in need of dependable supply and efficient overheads, finding a viable alternative is critical.

Tim Broadhurst, CCO at CooperÖstlund Ltd, recently spoke with Open Access Government to discuss the financial and environmental benefits of considering CHP as part of a blended energy programme. You can read his thoughts here: