LATEST MARKET UPDATE: Following a spate of panic-buying yesterday (12th January), gas and power prices have opened down in early trading this morning. Spot prices remain historically high today, but indications are that European traders’ anxieties following a spike in demand in the Asian markets may have been excessive.
The School Academy Group are a large collective of primary and secondary schools, with a total of approximately 10,000 pupils aged from 3 to 19.
The School Academy Group works closely with the Diocesan Department of Education, the local authority, the Department for Education, local academies/schools, local businesses, commerce and the wider community.
After identifying a spike in their electricity bills the client was keen to establish energy efficiency policies and practices.
We installed smart meters for power, gas and water in all of their schools. enabling the group to accurately measure, monitor and record their usage.
In addition, we commissioned a high level energy survey at all of the sites. This identified a variety of issues that would benefit from investment.
We recommended energy reduction equipment and analysed the market to find the best price tariff and a renewal offer from E.ON for both gas and electricity was agreed upon.
Utility Team helped Showzone with energy and water procurement, recommended smart meters and looked at bill validation.
Utility Team helped to procure energy 5% less than market average, looked at their bill validation and ensured they met legislative compliance.
Utility Team helped Immunocore to benefit from a 20% reduction in energy usage which resulted in cost savings of over £1m.