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Spotlight Interview – UK Energy Management

Darren Jones, UK Energy Management
23 April 2020 | Updated 24 April 2020
 

It may sound like a simple task, however with complex contracts and billing for energy supplies, and an ever-changing legislative environment for the industry, it’s difficult to stay on top of your energy costs and usage without the right tools and people.

In this interview, energy management specialist Darren Jones discusses the part effective energy management plays in creating cost savings and achieving sustainability targets.

 

Tailored energy plans

 

To manage energy effectively, you need to understand a business inside out – taking a broad view of business needs, determining what the current strengths and weaknesses are, thinking about where the inefficiencies come from and how these can be minimised through ongoing analysis and adjustments. The UKEM team are experts in gathering and analysing all the necessary information so they can help organisations create tailored energy plans that are not just environmentally conscious, but also cost-effective for their businesses.

 

Compliance challenges

 

Darren asserts that businesses need to not only look at challenges around CSR and legislation, but should also consider compliance in a broader sense. Making carbon commitments that are compliant with the needs of their customers and all stakeholders is an important step, as people show a preference to invest in businesses that prioritise green initiatives.  

 

"People tend to invest in businesses that are energy efficient and seen as ‘greener’"

– Darren Jones

Operations Director, UK Energy Management

Watch the exclusive Spotlight Interview with Darren Jones

 


 

Visit the UK Energy Management website here to learn more about outsourced energy management.

Image: Darren Jones, Operations Director, UK Energy Management

Article written by Daisy Miceli | Published 23 April 2020

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