A Day in the Life: Energy Procurement

Amy Hou  |  December 12, 2017  |  Energy & Sustainability  

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Energy procurement is an exciting field to work in these days. With the onset of affordable renewables, rapid advancements in technology, and growing freedom in choosing tailored energy products, every day in the life of an energy procurement manager can look different. Still, some things remain the same day to day, like the challenges you face when you don’t have automated utility data at your disposal.

Of course, there’s no better way to illustrate the highs and lows of energy procurement than with GIFs.

The Struggles of Energy Procurement

Trying to keep up with changes in rates and utility tariffs for tens, hundreds or thousands of sites around the world:

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Guesstimating future consumption without comprehensive historical data:

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Always having to wonder whether a better rate is out there:

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Reading so much on utility tariffs that you probably could’ve graduated law school by now:

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Fighting to brace yourself against the risk of unexpected price hikes:

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The Rewards of Energy Procurement

Investing in smarter renewables with distributed energy resources (DERs):

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Getting granular with suppliers instead of being locked into full-requirement contracts:

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Finding tailored energy products that fit your needs perfectly:

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And showing your boss how much you’ve saved the company by choosing the best rates:

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Want some help with those struggles? We’ve got just the thing you need – automated utility data. Start a conversation with us to learn more.

 

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About Amy Hou

Amy Hou is a Marketing Manager at Urjanet, overseeing content and communications. She enjoys writing about the latest industry updates in sustainability, energy efficiency, and data innovation.


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