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    Balancing energy cost risk and reward

    STRATEGIC ENERGY SOURCING SERVICES

    • Comparing wholesale and retail energy options

      Discover how a cloud platform can collect and aggregate corporate data for analysis, enabling efficiency and reduced costs.

    • Driving budget certainty

      A global data center with 100+ sites needed accurate forecasts of its operational expenses, even in the face of premium fees from its power provider. Our creative approach not only delivered budget certainty while avoiding premium charges, but also drove $5.8 million in savings in Singapore. A similar strategy has since been implemented in the U.S., the U.K. and Australia.

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    • Delivering comprehensive sourcing services

      Eight years ago, a world leader in convenient snacks, foods and beverages turned its complex and evolving energy program over to Schneider Electric. Since then, we’ve combined energy procurement, tariff analysis, budget development and online energy reporting to drive millions in cost savings: nearly $7 million last year alone.

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    • Identifying savings opportunities in any environment

      An international mining company’s electricity costs increased 110% over a five-year period. To control costs and deliver savings, our analysts vetted suppliers in the market to find a reliable partner. In collaboration with the supplier and the client, Schneider Electric opened up the Michigan market and delivered more than $30 million in annual savings to its client, a whopping 20% savings on a nearly $150 million electricity spend.

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      Challenges

      You have limited time and resources dedicated to your energy management. Your primary objective is reducing – or at least maintaining – your energy costs year over year, but you know there’s more to it. You need advantageous energy contracts, but you’re not sure when to go to market. You want a better understanding of all your energy opportunities today and you want to budget with confidence for tomorrow.
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      Energy Sourcing Services

      Energy sourcing services designed to discover opportunity, uncover savings and recover cost.

      Value Proposition

      • Default Alternative Text Cost Savings, Cost Avoidance Uncovering savings opportunities everywhere. We drive measurable energy supply savings in two primary ways: by identifying advantageous buying opportunities based on market timing and supplier options (deregulated markets), and the most favorable tariff rates (regulated markets).
      • Value proposition icon Budget Assurance Data defeats doubt Past and present energy costs must be carefully considered to accurately budget for the future. We use a data-drive approach to develop energy budgets that deliver precision and build confidence.

      Facts

      • SE Default icon 8,089: Terawatt-hours of electricity consumed in the U.S. in 2013.
      • SE Default icon 13%: Percentage of U.S. power generation represented by renewable energy.
      • SE Default icon 31%: Portion of overall U.S. natural gas consumption used by the electricity sector to produce power.
      • SE Default icon 10 & 35: Number of states participating in carbon emission auctions and number of states with legislation around renewable portfolio standards (RPS), respectively.