Business energy clients looking to get cheap electricity may be inspired to improve their efficiency measures by following the lead of London.
Almost 400 public buildings around the capital - including schools, hospitals and libraries - are set to benefit from over £50 million of investment as part of mayor Boris Johnson's RE:FIT scheme.
Measures such as solar panels, low-energy lighting systems and more efficient boilers are set to be installed in a bid to save money and improve the environmental performance of the locations, which make up 80 per cent of the city's carbon emissions.
Describing the programme as a "win-win", Mr Johnson said: "Not only does it make perfect economic and common sense by cutting energy costs, but it also reduces carbon emissions and stimulates the capital's burgeoning low carbon economy."
It is estimated the RE:FIT initiative will save a total of £6 million a year on energy bills, as well as reducing annual carbon output by 36,000 tonnes.
Elsewhere, Liverpool City Council has shelved plans to fit solar panels to around 4,000 homes in the area due to budget cutbacks, local publication the Daily Post reported.
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