One way to do this is to offer guidance and help to firms as they attempt to control their business energy output.
"It's really important that the government continues to support these industries, whether it's offshore renewables or energy efficiency or low carbon vehicles," Mr Bullock states.
He adds the green investment bank backed by chancellor George Osborne would be one effective way of improving the sustainability of power consumption in the UK.
Mr Osborne used last week's emergency Budget to detail his plans, saying the government would bring forward private investment in green technology and eco-friendly energy production.
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