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We help utilities and aggregators enhance consumer experience by offering innovative energy technology and services to optimize their profits and enable their Energy-as-a-Service offerings.

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The energy landscape is changing, and energy users are demanding efficient services and more flexible, innovative and sustainable products. Energy consumers expect you to provide simple, straightforward and cost effective, Energy-as-a-Service solutions. Our industry-leading technology, services and expertise enables you to offer ever-evolving products and services to your customers. From software and hardware to financing, Centrica Business Solutions will help you to stay ahead of the changing market to serve your customers.

Learn how we joined forces with Japan’s largest power company, TEPCO, to deliver industrial demand response capacity for the Japanese grid.
Our energy solutions

Our innovative, flexible energy solutions include insights, analytics, and Internet of Things (IoT) technology that enable demand side energy flexibility. Taking advantage of new energy technologies and new approaches to energy management can help to alleviate pressures on utilities.

We provide the technical expertise and turnkey services utilities need to design and implement their customer energy efficiency programs
How energy can enable a profitable future?

New approaches to energy management have an important role to play in enabling utilities to respond to the challenges they face. There are four key areas utility companies need to focus on.

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Innovate for improved performance
The utility industry is facing unprecedented challenges as demand is increasing, combined with the explosive growth of distributed energy resources. Utilities need to address high customer expectations through creative solutions for transforming the grid – without passing costs along to their customers. By driving innovation through better use of data, utilities can get a better understanding of their infrastructure, manage risk proactively, and increase operational efficiency.
Generate value for customers
Customers across all industries are seeking ways to save money and gain more control over their energy use. They are exploring diverse and flexible energy options and expect simple Energy-as-a-Service offerings from their utility provider. To meet this expectation, utilities are seeking flexible resources to help balance their portfolio, and delivering demand response capacity can offer significant opportunities to generate value for their customers.
Improve the resilience of an aging grid
Utility companies are a part of the critical national infrastructure, and failures in supply are unacceptable to consumers and regulators. The importance of resilience is reinforced by the increasing focus on customer satisfaction by delivering experiences that minimize outage times and quicken power restoration. This is especially challenging for utilities as there is a continued need to upgrade aging infrastructure and ensure the reliability of their equipment.
Build a sustainable future
The power and utility industry is recognizing their customers’ increasing interest in clean energy, and this coming decade will see utilities creating value in the clean energy transition. Many utilities have made public commitments to significantly reduce their carbon footprint as part of their corporate social responsibility goals – bringing with it new opportunities for customer engagement and growth.

Power of partnership

  • Extend your business offering by reselling our market-leading energy data analytics solution to your customers.
  • Innovate and develop added value services that generate ongoing revenue for your business.
  • Get up to speed on new technologies with comprehensive product training and sales assets.