With ESOS phase 3 approaching, this post will discuss the dates you’ll need to keep in mind.
ESOS phase 3 is the third phase of the Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme (ESOS). It requires businesses of a certain size to calculate, record and report their energy consumption. More specifically, you’ll need to:
Like phases 1 and 2, ESOS phase 3 covers a four-year window. Here are the most important ESOS phase 3 dates to note:
After the deadline for ESOS phase 2 on 5th December 2019, the following day marked the start of ESOS phase 3.
The final day of 2022 marks the date on which you’ll need to check whether you qualify with the ESOS Phase 3 criteria. Remember, organisations that qualify are those that are classed as a ‘large undertaking’. For this date, the definition of a large undertaking will be as follows:
This is the deadline date for ESOS phase 3 compliance. In other words, it’s the day by which you need to fulfil your obligation to submit your ESOS notification.
It’s also worth noting the reference period that’s used for calculations and assessments. The period should comprise 12 consecutive months which begin no more than 12 months before the qualification date and end on the compliance date or earlier.
That means it can be as early as 31st December 2021 to 31st December 2022, or as late as 5th December 2022 to 5th December 2023.
From ESOS phase 3 dates to eligibility criteria and the various obligations, it can all become a little overwhelming when you’ve got other things on your plate. At Volta Compliance, we’ve been helping companies across Yorkshire with their ESOS obligations since the scheme was launched in 2014.
Our ESOS-approved contractors will take care of everything from calculations and audits to the final notification, so you can focus on what your business does best. Give us a call today on 0113 397 1361 to find out more, or email [email protected] and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.