Power play: onsite power generation

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Environmental and political pressure to move away from fossil fuels coupled with occupier demand for power sources makes onsite renewable energy production a good option.

At the same time, the use of electric vehicles is increasing exponentially, particularly in large cities. It is estimated that if the UK’s energy usage were to increase by 5%, there would be no spare capacity to meet demand and the government has issued warnings that the grid cannot supply enough energy to sustain the growth of electric cars. There are already an estimated 230,000 power outages a year and, according to the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, there could be an electricity supply gap by 2025.

So how can landlords help their tenants cut costs, improve their environmental impact and protect against potential power outages?

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