Register for your MESOS account to ensure compliance.

Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme ESOS Phase 3

Register for your MESOS (Manage your Energy Savings Opportunity) reporting account now to ensure compliance with ESOS Phase 3. As mentioned in our previous ESOS Phase 3 – Latest Update, the Phase 3 ESOS compliance deadline. which was previously the 5th of December 2023, has been extended to the 5th of June 2024.  This extension was granted […]

UK Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism: Have your say.

UK Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism

On the 21st of March 2024, HM Revenue and Customs and the HM Treasury published the consultation ‘Introduction of a UK Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism from January 2027’. The purpose of the consultation is to seek views on the proposed design, structure and administration of the UK Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism.   Background In December […]

Understanding the EU Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism


The European Union’s (EU) Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) has emerged as a pivotal tool in the EU’s efforts to combat climate change. This article summarises what the CBAM is, its purpose, who it applies to, how it shall be introduced, its link to other EU legislation and the possibility of a CBAM being implemented throughout […]

Heat networks funding availability throughout Scotland.


Swan Energy has previously discussed the grants which are available for heat networks throughout England and Wales. Read: Heat networks funding availability across England and Wales. However, the Scottish Government has implemented its own individual funding schemes which we share in this update.  The Scottish Government states similar reasons to the UK Government regarding the need […]

Heat Network Market Framework – Consumer Protection Consultation.

Heat Network Regulations

Have your say on the consumer protection requirements the Heat Network Market Framework will enforce. As explained on our Heat Network Regulations Know How page, The Department for Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ) published an ‘Energy Bill Policy Statement’, relating to the ‘Heat Network Market Framework’ in March 2023. This relates to The Energy […]

Heat networks funding availability across England and Wales.


Looking forward towards low and zero carbon (LCZ) heat networks It is widely recognised that heat networks will play a crucial role in decarbonising the heat sector throughout the United Kingdom (UK), which will subsequently contribute towards achieving the UK Government’s policy on reaching Net Zero by 2050. At present, it is estimated by the […]

Manage your Emission Trading System – Latest Update

UK Emissions Trading Scheme (UK ETS)

In 2021 the UK Emissions Trading Scheme (UK ETS) replaced the UK’s participation in the EU ETS. As part of this transition, a new UK system will soon be launched for Manage Your Emission Trading Scheme (METS). This will replace the existing ETSWAP system. Over the past few months we have provided regular updates as […]