Energy management for commercial and industrial facilities has never been easy. And yet, in recent years, it’s grown more complex with additional responsibilities added to the job.
Sustainability is becoming an integral piece of corporate strategy that ties directly to business success, reduced risks, and reputational value. Sustainability is a philosophy that underpins and facilitates value creation across every aspect of the business.
With the emergence of the Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures or TCFD, the climate risk conversation has expanded to include addressing existential threats posed by climate change to a company’s ability to thrive long term.
Concerns about energy resilience only serve to further complicate your organization’s energy plans. Natural disasters brought on by climate change are heightening business continuity risk.
While renewable energy and sustainability obligations make sense — and underscore the business world’s commitment to address climate change — there is no denying that you, as an energy manager, face new pressures.
Adding to this medley of choices, refinements are emerging in monitoring, measuring, and analyzing consumption data, creating greater volumes of information for energy managers to sort, understand, and apply to their operations.
Fortunately, technology and innovation — from smart meters to energy storage systems to virtual power purchase agreements — can help you achieve price and sustainability goals.
The various aspects of your energy plan — supply, sustainability, resilience — are inextricably intertwined.
NRG Energy has been helping customers with this exact problem, and while most solutions are tailored to our customers’ needs, in this paper, we will layout a basic blueprint of how we have helped our customers achieve all their energy goals.