HouseholdExpand
Retailers
BusinessExpand
DevelopersExpand
About usExpand
EducationExpand
LeisureExpand
Catchment Management

ENGIE appointed as energy supplier and aims to reduce £53m electricity costs

An energy supply and services partnership between the multi-national energy company ENGIE and ourselves will see ENGIE deliver a flexible, competitive energy supply whilst we work together to support our sustainable energy strategy.

Last year we spent £53m on meeting our electricity requirements and so as part of the agreement there is a commitment to reducing energy consumption in addition to just supplying power.

Under the five year deal, opportunities for cost and carbon reduction will be identified by ENGIE through comprehensive audits of our sites. ENGIE will use its C3NTINEL online energy management platform to analyse historic usage patterns, monitor energy consumption and optimise demand.
 
We have a target of generating 12 per cent of our total annual energy needs via renewable energy. We've also managed to reduce our carbon emissions by 4.3 per cent in the last three years. 

Sam Evans, Yorkshire Water Energy & Recycling Manager, added: “Yorkshire Water has a rigorous sustainability programme, with the objective of reducing carbon emissions and energy costs to keep bills low for our customers. ENGIE has an impressive track record of delivering energy savings alongside its energy supply activities and will play a key role in supporting our efficiency and sustainability imperatives.”

The energy efficiency and optimisation measures identified by ENGIE will help us to meet our energy priorities, which include increasing the efficiency of assets and processes, managing demand more effectively and generating energy on site.  

Paul Rawson, CEO of ENGIE’s Energy Solutions Division in the UK, commented: “Farsighted businesses such as Yorkshire Water recognise the benefits of working in partnership with their energy providers to help improve their energy performance, cut costs and reduce emissions. We are delighted that Yorkshire Water has recognised ENGIE as the ideal partner to deliver this added value.”

The agreement includes a major innovation in the market with ENGIE guaranteeing the identification of significant financial savings over the next five years.

You might be interested in these articles

August 16, 2018
Yorkshire Water invites firms to bid for £1 billion contracts

Yorkshire Water is on the lookout for firms to join a multi-supplier…

August 15, 2018
Looking after Calderdale’s countryside

Two summer rangers are patrolling Calderdale’s countryside to keep people…

August 9, 2018
Yorkshire Water teams up with garden centre for five green ‘finger-tips’ to save water in the garden

Yorkshire Water has joined forces with garden centre Horticap to offer advice…

August 6, 2018
Yorkshire Water issues warning after reports of swimmers in Farnley reservoir

Yorkshire Water has issued a stark warning to those who might be tempted by…

close
close
close