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Alternative Energy Generation And The Private Wire Revolution

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Combining world-class design and installation with prime generating equipment alongside trading and energy optimisation services, Consultus offers a complete cradle-to-grave solution for the private wire revolution.

The company helps organisations achieve long-term protection from market volatility and avoid uncontrollable third-party price rises through technically led value engineering that works.


What you get

  • Your own localised electricity grid.
  • Reduce electricity spend by 25%.
  • Save money and assure supply for 15 years.
  • Lower carbon emissions.


A solution for local grid and energy resilience

Consultus is a world-class provider for your own fully redundant private electricity generating plant and local grid, delivered by industry professionals with an outstanding track record.

The Consultus team has unparalleled skills and expertise in designing, installing and maintaining high voltage/low voltage power generation packages, including highly experienced multi-disciplinary engineers who deliver technically-led value engineering to ensure project success.


What is Energy Resilience?

Take control of electricity and costs - reliable alternative power solutions from Consultus deliver cost savings, budget certainty and energy security through innovation.

Consultus expertise and proven technology means clients can take their business off-grid. Designing and installing assets and bespoke infrastructure, Consultus brings turnkey power purchase agreement (PPA) generating to a client’s door.

Consultus funds, supplies and maintains all plant and equipment. Clients then generate and use clean electricity to power their business, where and when they need it. This represents the fastest and most effective route to lower embodied carbon and give sustained cost savings over 15 years


Private wire - how you benefit

Energy prices have increased almost 50% in the last year, with the majority coming from uncontrollable non-commodity (third party) charges. Combine this with a volatile market and prices are set to increase by a further 40% within the next five years. Energy Resilience means organisations can avoid all that.

Energy Resilience brings guaranteed cost reductions of up to 25% in electricity spend from the moment an organisation starts generating with its own private, localised grid.

Consultus can guarantee a fixed or indexed discount rate for anything from one year to the full 15-year lifespan of the generating plant - substantially below what organisations currently pay.


Your questions answered

Do I need to invest in equipment and cover other capital costs?

No. Consultus explores your energy requirements, site set-up and other issues in detail then following agreement, plan, fund, acquire, install, commission, operate and maintain local generating plant on your behalf.

You benefit from the lower cost energy being generated, with no upfront investment required.


What happens if the generating plant breaks down?

This is extremely unlikely as Consultus uses only tried and tested equipment backed by a programme of ongoing preventative maintenance. Plants are built with redundancy so any single generator failure will not affect a customer. But it makes sense to plan for all contingencies. In the unlikely event of a total loss of plant power, an auto changeover switch instantly moves the client back onto the grid. With this uninterrupted power supply, you would experience no downtime.

What happens if gas prices go up?

The main benefit of Energy Resilience is to provide a ‘layer of insulation’ between customer operations and market volatility. Part of Consultus' job is to manage the gas price – the company have decades of experience in outperforming energy markets. Commercial models are available for fixed rates for longer periods, indexed trackers and periodic price reviews. All will be at RPI or below inflation.


What happens if we don’t need all the energy being produced?

Any additional energy produced is trickled back onto the grid as oversupply.


What happens if we move from a site where generating plant is located?

All units can be disconnected and moved to another site if required.

If you are looking for self-generation and Energy Resilience, take a look at Consultus