Category: Energy Procurement

POD_logo_tagline_RGB

POD 2.0 – The future of energy management has arrived, again!

Download our POD Brochure – Pulse Business Energy Soon there will be two methods to manage your energy procurement, one method will be to trawl through time consuming and laborious spreadsheets and the other method is to simply use POD (Pulse Online Database). After the first launch of POD in 2014, it has re-invented itself in a big way. […]

Energy Prices - Pulse Business Energy

Is the Alberta Wildfire a Fukushima moment?

When it comes to energy prices it’s always the known unknown (that bad things eventually happen) that take us all by surprise.   It’s hard if not impossible to predict future energy prices.  Daily, weekly, monthly and longer term forecasts based on market fundamentals are at best only a theory based on “known” fundamental supply and demand […]

Pulse-Energy-Buyer-of-the-Year

Pulse Win Energy Buyer of the Year 2015

It was refreshing to see a new entrant – and a modest-sized one at that – take centre stage at the 2015 Energy Awards writes Daniela Latini. In a category that included Npower and Utilitywise, Pulse Business Energy won the Best Buyer Award (in the retail market), surprisingly making it the first time a broker […]

Navigating Energy Procurement - Pulse Business Energy

Navigating Energy Procurement

Securing energy contracts can be done through a number of ways. Directly, through public or private buying groups or through private sector brokers. At times, all can be seen as unattractive options. The procurement professionals do not historically have the niche expertise to manage the supply chain when it comes to buying energy so reliance […]

Energy Bill Validation - Pulse Business Energy

Legal Tips to Control your Energy Broker

As the talk about regulation of energy brokers/consultants rages on it remains unclear when regulation will eventually arrive, the form it will take and who it will cover. Rather than wait for regulators businesses can take the initiative themselves by implementing some simple steps during the negotiating stage to avoid common pitfalls of energy tenders. […]

Business Energy Cost Projection Featured Image

Ask the Energy Broker: Will my electricity costs keep rising over the next 5 years?

This is a question we get asked a lot. The media like to latch onto this issue as a great opportunity for a negative news story, and their presumption is always yes. In reality however the answer is more complicated. Business and domestic users electricity users can gain better control of their energy costs and […]

Snow on National Grid - Pulse Business Energy

Energy Prices – To Freeze or Not To Freeze

During Labours Annual Party Conference in Brighton, the Labour Leader Ed Milliband announced that if Labour were to win the 2015 elections, he would freeze energy prices for 20 months to the end of 2017. He would also abolish the market regulator Ofgem and break up energy companies so they are unable to dominate wholesale […]

Data Center - Pulse Business Energy

Data Center Power Contracts

The continuing demand for power within the datacenter industry has received significant amounts of press in recent years. Great technology and energy efficient practices has been implemented, however, power supplies and power supply contracts will still need to be in place for the likely life cycle of the modern datacenter. I am pleased therefore to […]