Evaluating Energy Solutions for Schools

Energy bills can be a significant expenditure for schools, regardless of their size. Securing the right energy solution is crucial to managing costs effectively. We’ll help provide you with the knowledge and tools to navigate the complexities of energy contracts and find the best solutions for your school. 

Understanding the Importance of Energy Solutions

As schools face increasing budgetary pressures, finding cost-effective energy solutions is more critical than ever. Effective energy management not only reduces costs but also contributes to sustainability goals. Here’s a breakdown of what you need to know: 

  • Energy Bills: Energy bills are one of the largest school expenditures. Finding a favourable energy contract is essential for financial stability. 
  • Experienced Supplier: Choosing an experienced and reliable energy supplier ensures that your school’s energy needs are met without disruptions. 
  • Understanding the Market: The commercial energy market operates differently from residential markets. Schools must be aware of the unique rules and options available. 

How Education Buying's Energy Brokerage Works

Education Buying’s Energy Brokerage: Education Buying offers an Ofgem-approved Energy Brokerage service, including access to the MUG (Multi-Utility Group) tool. Our service streamlines the process of securing competitive energy rates. 

Our Energy Brokerage service provides numerous advantages for schools seeking efficient and cost-effective energy solutions: 

  • Transparent, Low Fees: Our fees are clear and competitive, ensuring cost-effectiveness. 
  • Fixed Pricing: We help schools plan their budgets effectively by offering fixed pricing options. 
  • Group Purchasing: Access to group purchasing options allows schools to benefit from collective buying power. And, depending on your usage, we can even create your own energy basket! 
  • Market Access: We provide access to a wider market, ensuring compliance with school policies and regulations. 
  • Green Energy: Our service includes options for accessing green energy, aligning with sustainable procurement goals. 

Using our Energy Brokerage service is a straightforward process that can save your school time and money. Here’s how it works: 

  • Initial Contact: Get in touch with Education Buying, and we’ll guide you through the process. 
  • Letter(s) of Authority: We’ll provide you with the necessary documentation, including Letter(s) of Authority and data collection forms. 
  • Complete Forms: Fill out the provided forms and return them to us. 
  • We Take Over: Once we have the required information, we’ll take over the process. We’ll gather information about your energy consumption, collect tenders from appropriate suppliers, and guide you through the supplier selection process. 
  • Initiating the Switch: After you’ve made your supplier choice, we’ll initiate the switch, ensuring a seamless transition to your new energy contract. 

Managing your school’s energy contracts doesn’t have to be daunting. With Education Buying’s Energy Brokerage service, you can secure cost-effective, reliable energy solutions while saving time and budget. Don’t let energy bills become a financial burden or let your contracts expire and result in higher costs. Get in touch with us to take control of your school’s energy procurement and ensure a brighter and more sustainable future.