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Retail Energy Services
Whether you’re a smaller supermarket or national chain with multiple sites, Flame Energy are on hand to support you by finding and securing your energy and water contracts.
We know every supermarket’s needs are different, that’s why our energy experts can provide you with personalised contracts to fit your site’s needs. We’ll work with our partners to ensure you’re provided with the optimum supermarket energy management.
We know that it’s hard to reduce the energy and water consumption within a supermarket. We offer energy and water contracts that align with your sustainability targets. We’ll complete a review of your energy usage, look at opportunities to reduce energy consumption and provide you with the right green, environmentally friendly contracts.
We can support you with the installation of solar panels, as large roofs on supermarkets can provide a great opportunity for placement. This can reduce your carbon footprint and reduce your reliance on the grid. We can organise battery storage to help you store any excess electricity generated.
Due to the high levels of heating needed, we know that gas and electricity prices are a concern for supermarkets. Our team will find the best contracts for you based on the market. Our market analysis will ensure you’re securing supply at the optimal time. We can also look at installing KVA half hourly meters to ensure that you’re not paying for more energy than you’re consuming.
Why choose Flame Energy?
Finding the best energy and water contracts for your business can be time consuming. That’s why, when you sign your contracts with Flame Energy, you’ll be given a dedicated account manager, available via phone, email, and our website, who can take on the process for you. We’ll search the market to find the best contracts to provide supermarket energy management solutions tailored to fit your requirements.
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Frequently Asked Questions
As supermarkets need to consume power 24/7 we would recommend two rate meter as it would enable you to save money during off “peak times”. To learn more about our metering services take a look at our meters page.
Yes if all the hotels are with one supplier then all the bills can be on one portal, we can help with this by aligning your contracts across all sites.
Yes, all suppliers and meter operators measure your usage which can be easily accessible. Keeping on top of your energy consumption via reports is great way to ensure you are not consuming more than planned and will save you money.
All suppliers must publicly release their fuel mix which will enable us to work the amount of CO2 produced. Therefore, with accurate measurements of your supermarkets consumption we will be able to accurately measure your CO2 emissions.
Yes, suppliers will often choose the operator that is easiest for them, and this can cost more. The supplier also often adds a margin on this. To learn more about meter operator contract take a look at our service page. We also have article on how business can save up to £1,500 a year by simply agreeing a separate MOP contract.
If your KVA is too high you will be paying for a high KVA limit that you don’t need but if it is too low and you go over there will be high charges. Charges can range from 47% to 132% of your total costs.
Water audits will help you identify any leaks within your care home from water appliances. Finding and fixing these leaks will save reduce your water costs.
Yes renewable energy contracts are available and are a great way for your care homes to become more carbon friendly. Renewable contracts are not much more expensive if any and Flame Energy can acquire a green contract with a week lead time.
With more electric vehicles on the road each year EV charging stations are becoming the norm. The process of installing an EV charging station follows 5 simple steps:
- Discussion to understand your goals.
- Electric analysis which includes a KVA review and a meter inspection
- Site survey
- Fault check
There are various methods of reducing energy consumption the easiest steps is to ensure all your care home appliances are switched off correctly and not in idle mode when not in use. Getting a MOP will allow you to monitor your consumption and therefore enable you to identify any unusual spikes in energy consumption.