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  • Biomass boiler

    A guide to the Renewable Heat Incentive

    09 November 2016 By Steve Sefton, Energy Category Buyer

    Did you know that organisations can receive financial incentives in return for their investment in renewable energy technologies? One of these is the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI).

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  • Corona

    YPO joins forces with Corona

    21 October 2016 By Adam Throup, Energy Category Manager

    YPO has announced a new four-year partnership with Corona Energy, launching in April 2017.

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  • Solar panels

    Lowering the carbon footprint of the public sector

    20 October 2016 By Fergus Parish, Energy Category Buyer

    Public authorities have a great responsibility in adopting environmentally friendly measures and contributing towards a green economy.

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  • Biomass

    4 things to consider before investing in biomass

    05 October 2016 By Steve Sefton, Energy Category Buyer

    With several different biomass boiler options available, customers often ask for support in choosing the right biomass system for their needs. We asked our biomass experts for some customer guidance, and they have helped us to put together this “things to consider” list.

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  • Mike Barrett

    Making money with energy efficiency

    02 September 2016 By Mike Barrett, General Manager UK & Nordics - Current by GE

    UK local authorities are facing an extended period of extremely difficult financial decision making. Here Mike Barrett, General Manager UK & Nordics at Current by GE explains why smart asset management and thinking about energy efficiency in a new way can alleviate this pressure.

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  • Agnieszka Gajli

    The Insurance Act - What does it mean?

    12 August 2016 By Agnieszka Gajli, Category Buyer – Corporate & People Services

    The Insurance Act, which was announced last year, comes into full force today, making it critical for any public sector organisation that invests in insurance to understand its implications.

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  • Diesel Exhaust Fluid

    Diesel Exhaust Fluid: The Facts

    19 July 2016 By Steve Sefton, Energy Category Buyer

    Did you know you can compliantly buy Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) using YPO’s Liquid Fuels Framework? Badged in Europe as AdBlue, it’s used in many heavy commercial diesel powered vehicles to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides from the exhaust of these vehicles.

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  • Toner

    Benefits of a high yield toner cartridge

    07 July 2016 By Vicky Walker, Account Manager - ACS

    There are many benefits of swapping your standard toner for a high yield toner cartridge particularly if you do a lot of printing in your business. Discover the benefits in this guest blog from ACS.

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  • Gillian Askew

    Meet Gill, our new Head of Procurement

    29 June 2016 By Gillian Askew, Head of Procurement

    “I believe YPO because it’s a customer driven organisation with a long standing heritage in putting the customer first, YPO truly adds value and I’m really excited to be here.”

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  • Temporary Labour

    Temporary labour, which model?

    13 June 2016 By Lizzy Grayson, Buyer - Corporate & People Services

    Do you know which delivery model to use for temporary recruitment - neutral, master or hybrid? Our HR buyer, Lizzy explains the differences in her latest blog.

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