Smart Buying (Procurement)

 

We operate a structured and transparent procurement process with a focus on minimising cost / risk and eliminating administrative burden. Key features include:

 

  • Establishing an Energy Plan, that provides a road map for how our client manages their contracting. Improves transparency and focuses decision making.

 

  • Competitive tender process across a broad selection of retailers, focusing on both multiple time periods and varying contractual terms.

 

  • Comprehensive tender analysis, with a focus on both forecast cost and key contractual terms. Provide the full picture for the client to make an informed decision.

 

  • We reduce administrative burden by managing application and any rollover process. We also provide ongoing administrative support for roll in's/outs or ad hoc issues.

Energy Monitoring

 

For large market sites we monitor usage through a regular monthly report. This report:

 

  • Checks that you are being billed correctly, where we identify and resolve any anomolies.

 

  • Analyses usage on a historic, intra month and intra day basis to identify trends or anomolies that present either opportunities or issues for further investigation.

 

  • Analyse key network factors i.e. max demand and tariff suitability. Identify opportunities or issues for further investigation.

 

  • Monitor any behavioural, network, efficiency or generation changes implemented.

Network Analysis / Optimisation

 

We undertake comprehensive network reviews to identify opportunities for network savings. Where applicable we also facilitate implementation of these changes. Reviews include;

 

  • Tariff analysis. Are there opportunities to save by changing tariff.

 

  • Maximum demand analysis. Identify opportunities to revise maximum demands to drive network savings.

 

  • Identify viable Power Factor Correction investment opportunities.

 

  • For complex network cases (new connections etc) we may engage third party specialists.

Usage Analysis / Optimisation

 

We undertake initial and ongoing review of your usage to identify;

 

  • Opportunities to make behavioural change to drive either retail or network savings.

 

  • Opportunities to make mechanised change to drive either retail or network savings.

 

  • Potential issues for investigation i.e. equiptment failure, equiptment performance.

 

  • Opportunities for energy efficiency or generation investment projects.

 

  • Demand management opportunities.

 

Energy Efficiency / Generation Evaluation

 

Identify and evaluate viable energy efficiency and generation opportunities for clients. This includes solar, LED's and HVAC projects.

 

  • We identify opportunities.

 

  • Develop indicative business cases

 

  • Run a competitive tender process on your behalf. Alternatively you can use one of our preferred suppliers.

 

  • For large / complex projects we may engage third party specialist resources to assist with the process.