Electricity North West

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Electricity North West doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 55

Electricity North West has a DitchCarbon Score of 55, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of the greenhouse gases emitted relative to the energy produced. A score of 55 suggests there is room for improvement in reducing carbon intensity to enhance their environmental performance.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

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Electricity North West is part of the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

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Electricity North West operates in Great Britain, which has a very low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company benefits from a sustainable energy grid, enhancing its own sustainability efforts.
24.56%

...this company is doing 24.56% better in emissions than the industry average.

Electricity North West, founded in 2007 and based in Erewash, operates within the energy generation and distribution industry. The company is dedicated to owning and operating the electricity distribution network for the North West, serving 2.4 million properties with a commitment to safety and reliability. With a significant investment of over £1.9 billion planned for the next eight years, Electricity North West is focused on enhancing and maintaining the network to meet the evolving demands of electricity usage.

Good news, Electricity North West has set SBTi commitments

Electricity North West has established targets to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. These targets encompass both direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy, demonstrating the company’s commitment to environmental sustainability.

There’s always room for improvement,

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