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How we work Discover how Centrica Business Solutions can deliver
your ambition to become a sustainable business

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Centrica Business Solutions brings a different approach to energy – one that combines the expertise of our people with the power of distributed energy to ensure your business ambitions are met. We call this Our Approach and at the heart of it is your Energy Pathway, a tailored energy strategy and plan centred on your business goals.

Our unique combination of strategic guidance, industry expertise, innovative technology, flexible funding and full lifecycle support ensure you make the most of new opportunities, react quickly to market changes and eliminate complexity and risk.

of businesses say they need commercial and technical expertise to help them realise the growth opportunities energy can unlock
of business customers are concerned by the growing complexity of energy management
of businesses are concerned about lack of control and certainty of energy supply

How we work with you

  • Discover
    Our experts begin by working to understand your business objectives, energy profile and challenges. By completing an audit of your estate and ambitions, we diagnose opportunities for action.
  • Identify
    Our energy strategy and Solution Development team translate identified opportunities into options that meet your needs. Working with you, we prioritise them and define your unique Energy Pathway.
  • Design
    Our design team will then look to create a bespoke technical solution for your organisation. We will work alongside you to assess the feasibility and refine the specification of the solution.
  • Finance
    Our commercial experts can offer a range of capital purchase or flexible financing options, working with you to ensure your organisation minimises risk and secures any necessary funding.
  • Deploy
    Our installation team will build and integrate the solution into your site(s). Deployment and activation of the solution is carefully project managed to be seamless and minimise disruption.
  • Maintain
    Post deployment, our Operations and Maintenance teams continue our commitment to your organisation with a range of aftercare solutions that ensure optimal operation and ongoing value.
  • Optimise
    Our teams will regularly and proactively investigate opportunities for improvement and optimisation of your energy estate, bringing them to your attention at regular engagements.

Benefits to your organisation

Our approach to energy transformation unites economic success with environmental responsibility. And while every energy pathway will be different, our experts can tailor a combination of technologies, solutions and services based on your individual business needs.

Each step is underpinned by expert resources, proven processes and end-to-end accountability - ensuring that your business is supported in delivering on your financial and environmental agenda.

  • Reduced carbon footprint by deploying technologies and services that identify inefficiencies and reduce waste
  • Increased profits by reducing energy requirements and creating competitive advantage for your business
  • Minimised risks by identifying energy-related business and environmental risks as early as possible
  • Enhance your brand with results that boost your sustainable reputation with customers, employees and investors
  • Ensure compliance with regulation with expert guidance, regulatory knowledge and commercials that reduce risk
  • Overcome resource constraints with full lifecycle support that provides, delivers and manages new technologies
  • Reduced complexity with our delivery methodology, enabled by effective evaluation of your sustainability needs
  • Have a clear plan to success with 'Your Energy Pathway' and meet your business sustainability objectives

Find out how our approach to energy can help your organisation