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Where Does Our Pure Green Energy Come From?

News

4th December 2020

Introduction

We are delighted to support our growing number of customers who want to make their businesses cleaner and greener- and who want to know exactly where their energy comes from.
Investing in Pure Green Energy is great way to make a stand and save our planet for future generations. It’s also a powerful message to share with your own customers.

Why Go Green?

Benefits of Green Energy

While there are many sources of renewable energy, they all have incredibly important similarities in the fight against fossil fuels and nuclear power:

Wind Turbines
  • It doesn’t run out
  • There is no negative environmental impact
  • It causes no harmful greenhouse gas emissions
  • It produces no hazardous by-products

When used responsibly, we will be able to generate decades worth of power without using greenhouse gases and harming the environment.

About Wind Power

Wind power produces some of the cheapest renewable energy available on the market, making it a popular choice for green energy suppliers.
We believe there’s no better place for us to source our renewable energy from than right here in the UK, which is why we’re sourcing our green electricity from Carno Wind Farm in Wales, through our sourcing partner, Smartest Energy.

Carno Wind Farm

Carno Wind Farm is located on Trannon Moor, West of the Village of Carno in Powys, Wales. Opened in October 1996, the site sits 400 metres (1,300 ft) above sea level and is now a well-established landmark within the local area.
Carno II is a 15.6MW onshore windfarm, part of the Carno windfarm consisting of three separate farms – Carno I, II and III. Our energy is coming from Carno II, which has 12 1.3MW turbines and has been in operation since 2009. The wind farm produces enough energy to supply nearly 2000 micro businesses* with electricity for a year.

Renewable Energy Gives Back

As a sustainable energy provider, Carno Wind Farm provides us with the perfect offering. Not only is it backed by the OFGEM administered REGO scheme, but a substantial amount of money is also invested back into the local community.
Their community benefit fund has helped a wide variety of local groups and organisations, with plans to continue to invest in local projects for the lifetime of the windfarm.

About Our Pure Green Energy

Pure Green Energy Plan

While we’ve mentioned that our clean, renewable energy is traceable to the source, we also donate to the World Land Trust ‘Plant a Tree’ programme for every Pure Green Energy plan we sell.

The further benefits of going Pure Green include:

  • It’s available as a fixed energy plan for 12, 24 and 36 months
  • Backed by OFGEM administered REGO scheme, which allows you to report zero carbon emissions on your energy usage
  • Renewable credentials to show a positive commitment to sustainability

If you’d like more information about Carno Wind Farm or our Pure Green energy plan, call our team on 0115 697 1806.

Let's talk about about saving energy

There’s one more thing manufacturing and warehousing businesses can do to save on energy bills, and that’s to switch to the right supplier.

At Yü Energy, we’ve helped lots of companies like yours cut their bills and maximise energy efficiency.

You can save on water as well as gas and electricity with our Multi-Fuel Plan. We're full of energy-saving ideas too (even more than there's room for here!).

And how about moving over to 100 percent green electricity? We’ll put you on a plan that enables you to report zero carbon emissions.

Call 0115 697 1153 or get in touch and we'll do the rest.