The Middle Ages spawned the narrative of the knight in shining armor saving the damsel in distress. While this scenario is unlikely in 2023 (unless you’re at a Renaissance Faire), we do have a modern take on it for you today. Business energy brokers are the modern knights, keeping energy bills in check and saving the day for people like you. But who exactly are these knights? Let's unravel the mystery of the energy broker, your potential savior from soaring energy costs.
An energy broker, also known as an electricity broker, uses their metaphorical lance (read: in-depth knowledge and expertise) to analyse various energy suppliers, compare rates, and negotiate contracts, ensuring your business gets the most out of their energy contract.
The role of an energy broker extends beyond merely securing lower rates. They also provide energy management services, monitoring your energy consumption patterns, identifying wastage, and suggesting improvements. Think of it as having a personal fitness trainer, but for your business energy usage – they keep it lean and fit, and the results are reflected in your healthier, slimmer bills.
In the realm of energy brokers, Energy Action's Utilibox is pretty much the equivalent of Batman's utility belt. It's a powerful tool that provides an integrated, holistic view of your energy consumption, expenditure, and environmental impact.
With Utilibox, businesses can keep a close eye on their energy usage, identify savings opportunities, and make informed decisions about their energy procurement. It gives you a head start on your net zero journey by providing a free energy emissions benchmark. Plus, it offers insights into how your emissions stack up against your competitors and provides personalised, cost-effective suggestions for reducing your carbon footprint.
The magic doesn't stop there. Utilibox simplifies your energy data, automates invoice processing, and provides forward-pricing insights to help lower your energy price. It takes care of the minutiae so you can focus on what you do best: running your business.
Energy brokers can also help your business tap into the power of renewable energy procurement. This not only supports your transition to net zero but also shields your business from the volatility of fossil fuel prices. With an energy broker by your side, procuring renewable energy becomes less of a daunting quest and more of a walk in the park.
In a world where 'business energy' seems synonymous with 'headache', energy brokers provide much-needed relief. They navigate the complex energy market maze, find cost-saving opportunities, and assist in your journey towards a sustainable, net-zero future.
If your energy bills leave you feeling like a damsel in distress, consider partnering with an energy broker. They might just be the hero your business needs.
The fine print: While energy brokers can be immensely helpful, it's crucial to do your research and choose a broker that best fits your business's needs and goals. Not all heroes wear capes. At Energy Action, we pride ourselves on delivering high-quality services and acting in our customers interests.