However, he suggests the take-up of this is being held back by the government's reluctance to incentivise a switch to green methods and sources.
Indeed, a recent study by Ernst and Young found just 13 per cent of British companies believe the government will put in place the conditions required to trigger a large-scale adoption of environmentally-friendly fuel.
"A lot of the emphasis on clean tech projects in this country have been about energy generation from renewables, and that area certainly has hit a wall trying to extend," states Mr Ilett.
Business energy customers could be increasingly looking to make a change of supplier, after all but one of the country's leading power providers upped their prices recently.
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