Here we highlight a selection of our success stories. Read real world examples where we have used our expertise to help customers on their energy management journey. From cutting energy costs, consumption and carbon emissions to using the latest technology to drive efficiencies, download now to learn more about our products and services in action.
Southampton City Council
Historic sea port city moves closer to net zero goals
Like many local authorities, Southampton City Council (SCC) has set itself an ambitious target of achieving net zero emissions by 2030.
Leigh Sports Village Stadium
Delivering energy self sufficiency and savings in record time
When the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 matches are televised this July, the action will be broadcast from Leigh Sports Village Stadium in Greater Manchester. And while there will no doubt be plenty of action on the pitch, what won’t be so obvious is the intense activity that’s occurred behind the scenes in the run-up to the event.
West Sussex County Council
West Sussex County Council installs battery storage assets to help reach environmental targets
Local authorities have been required to meet substantial environmental targets to reduce carbon emissions. One public sector organisation that npower Business Solutions (nBS) is working with, has made significant steps towards realising this target by installing grid-connected renewable and storage assets on a previously used landfill site.
Celtic Manor Resort
nBS helped save £100,000 off Celtic Manor Resort's energy invoices
When npower Business Solutions (nBS) first started working with the resort, it had 400 bedrooms, extensive golfing and conference facilities, and an annual energy invoice of £1 million.
The owner’s initial request was for nBS to investigate its energy usage and to provide solutions for reducing its invoices.
Relationships and service is the key to success for nBS and Scottish Water
Scottish Water has been a long standing customer of npower Business Solutions (nBS), and in 2015 agreed a 24-year framework agreement with the energy supplier.
Wind turbine significantly reduces carbon emissions for Walkers
Walkers decided that it was important to try and reduce its energy consumption, and wanted to be fossil fuel-free by 2023. In order to achieve this, it felt that renewable energy, specifically wind, was the best solution.
nBS delivers ESOS compliance for a major high street supermarket chain
A leading UK supermarket chain with more than 500 retail outlets, along with in-house manufacturing and distribution sites, looked to npower Business Solutions (nBS) for help with its ongoing energy management activities.
Bristol Water trials new market innovation to cut energy costs
'Make money by doing nothing’ brings up 1,540 million results in Google, as unsurprisingly it is a popular topic. But most people would agree it is not easy to achieve.
How behavioural change is saving Tata Steel’s Trostre site £500,000
Most businesses are aware that behavioural change can deliver energy savings – but understanding how you actually bring that change about can be far more challenging.
Trusted partnership with nBS helps one of the UK’s leading generators to grow its renewable power portfolio
Infinis’s Captured Landfill Methane (CLM) sites generate renewable power across multiple locations through extracting and combusting landfill methane, a naturally occurring gas, from the waste at landfill sites, utilising potent gases that would otherwise be a large contributor to global warming.
St James Gate Brewery
St James Gate Brewery saves €70,000 a year with state-of-the-art hybrid coolers
In 2015, St James Gate Brewery installed cutting-edge hybrid coolers in a project externally recognised by the Sustainable Authority of Ireland (SEAI).
npower Business Solutions
The innovation that is driving greater efficiencies
Following an office refurbishment, the npower Business Solutions (nBS) office in Solihull was selected by nBS’s Real Estate Team as a test site for new state-of-the-art energy efficiency technologies.
nBS is on target to help save Amtico International £1.1 million off its energy invoices
nBS provided much needed resource and expertise to help deliver savings and was able to utilise the on-site knowledge and experience of Amtico staff.
Birmingham Airport harnesses the power of the sun
Like many large energy users, the airport is keen to reduce energy costs and also to manage its carbon footprint responsibly. Which is why, in partnership with npower Business Solutions (nBS), Birmingham Airport wanted to investigate the potential for generating on-site renewable energy.
Aston & Oxford Brookes Universities
Intelligent electrical and mechanical installations
npower Business Solutions’s (nBS’s) Technical Services Team has been working with customers and building contractors – as well as directly with organisations of all types and sizes – to deliver a wide range of mechanical and electrical installations.
MRH (GB) Limited
LED technology reduces petrol forecourt costs by 90%
An innovative project which saw MRH work with npower Business Solutions, Energy HQ (nBS, EHQ) looks set to reduce energy costs by almost 90%, saving the company some £260,000 each year.
nBS helped Continental Teves save £100,000 in one year
When npower Business Solutions (nBS) first began working with Continental Teves back in 2008, the energy supplier was asked to provide a site-wide solution that would help to reduce energy usage without impeding production.
Peter’s Food Services
Cutting a slice off Peter’s Food Services’s energy invoices
At the recommendation of the Peter’s Food Services Team board, its Energy Team approached nBS to identify and implement energy saving measures to reduce operational costs, and thus increase profitably for the business. The target for the reduction was a minimum of £64,000 (4% of the annual energy invoice) in the first year.
CHP technology helps large chemical plant reduce its carbon footprint
INEOS Nitriles acquired the Seal Sands site from BASF in 2008. The plant uses leading INEOS technology and currently produces 230,000 tonnes of acrylonitrile per annum.
Doncaster County Council
Controlling energy costs and reducing carbon emissions are key objectives for Doncaster County Council
A location ripe for improvement was the town’s Museum and Art Gallery. Housed in a building constructed in the early 1960s, the bright and modern-looking interiors were heated by an old and inefficient oil-fired boiler system.
Doncasters looks to nBS to better track consumption and boost savings
Doncasters is a leading international engineering group, specialising in the manufacture of precision components and assemblies for the aerospace, industrial gas turbines, specialist automotive fasteners and petrochemical markets. Doncasters excels at working with alloys and metals that are difficult to shape and form.
Switching to gas brings significant savings for chocolate manufacturer
Cargill, an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services, runs a chocolate manufacturing facility in the UK. When the company wanted to make its system for heating chocolate at the site more cost effective and energy efficient, it looked to npower Business Solutions (nBS) for assistance.
Major Transport Operator
Saving on energy prices the easy way
A major UK transport operator recognised the potential benefits of buying power via a flexible contract, but lacked the time, experience and resources to feel confident about taking on this responsibility. As a result, npower Business Solutions (nBS) offered the transport company its Direct Budget Management (DBM) product, which boasts a three-tiered solution to maximising the benefits of a flexible contract.
Global Restaurant Chain
Supporting sustainability for a global restaurant chain
One of the UK’s most popular global restaurant chains has been partnering with npower Business Solutions (nBS) since 2010 to find ways to decrease its substantial and growing energy costs and support the business’s wider sustainable business goals.
Aberthaw Centre for Energy and Environment
Renewable installations at Aberthaw Eco Centre
Back in early 2011, npower Business Solutions (nBS) opened its state of the art education centre at Aberthaw Power Station. The Aberthaw Centre for Energy and Environment provides an important facility for schools, colleges and community groups delivering interactive educational programmes linked to the national curriculum.
Meter Installation and supply live within two weeks
When Regent Homes was building some new houses in Nottinghamshire, the company turned tonpower Business Solutions (nBS) for a connection and temporary supply to provide power whilecompleting the building work.