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Energy Supply Procurement

Managing energy procurement for companies and government entities with annual energy budgets ranging from the thousands to the billions, Ameresco serves its customers by helping them to strengthen their energy purchases and formulate strategies. With our unrivaled knowledge, technical capabilities and intellectual capital, we develop and execute strategies that lower annual costs for energy consumption, manage price risk and simplify energy procurement.

By analyzing facility consumption data, existing contracts, wholesale markets and supplier rates and tariffs, we can source energy procurement to gain the most competitively priced and reliable electricity or natural gas. Ameresco ensures consistent, predictable delivery while helping customers purchase energy at the most cost effective rates. Ameresco specialists can also identify renewable energy sources for environmentally conscious institutions and entities at very competitive rates, including the identification of optimized energy use and payment options during utility bill processing.

Ameresco’s Energy Supply Procurement capabilities include the following:

  • Opportunity identification and market entry strategy
  • Bid development and commodity solicitation
  • Contract and price negotiation
  • Recommendations based on highest value and lowest risk
  • Identify and source renewable energy opportunities
  • Ongoing contract value verification

Case Studies

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Red Robin

Through a partnership with the nationwide restaurant chain, Ameresco manages more than $3.8 million in natural gas and electricity spend across 464 locations.

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Chicago Transit Authority

Ameresco’s expertise in fuel markets was tapped to help CTA lock in prices for ultra low sulfur diesel fuel.