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2nd Line Support Technician – Permanent Role – West Yorkshire

Job Reference: 2708

  • Location

    Halifax

  • Money

    £21'000 - £24'000

  • Contract

    Permanent

2nd Line Support Technician - Permanent Role - West Yorkshire A major business with a global presence are seeking a calibre 2nd Line Support Technician to join them on a permanent basis Location: Halifax Rate: £21'000 - £24'000 Start Date: Immediate Length: Permanent

Added 4 days ago

Operations Director

Job Reference: 2676_1576093533

  • Location

    London, England

  • Money

    £100000 - 150000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Operations Director – London A new energy supplier is currently looking for an Operations Director to come in and help lead the company as they look to kick on and grow their customer base. The organisation are at the forefront of utilising technology and has solid backing so this is a great opportunity for someone […]

Added 06 Dec 2019

Operations Manager (Installations)

Job Reference: 2699_1575634325

  • Location

    Leeds, England

  • Money

    £40000 - 50000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Operations Manager – Leeds A green tech company in Leeds is currently recruiting for an Operations Manager to lead their installations team who are working on commercial and domestic clients across the country. Essential Skills/ experience: Remotely managing installation teams nationally Understanding of electrical and civil installations Positive mindset driven to constantly beat targets Ability […]

Added 04 Dec 2019

Recruitment Consultant

Job Reference: 2696_1575459395

  • Location

    Birmingham, England

  • Money

    £18000 - 30000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Consult Energy have gone from strength to strength over the past year and we’ve got some amazing plans to grow the business further in 2020. We are now looking for self-motivated and driven individuals to join us on our continued mission to become the UK’s leading Energy and Utilities Recruiter. The Energy and Utilities sector […]

Added 02 Dec 2019

SMART Technical Services Manager

Job Reference: 2691_1575312593

  • Location

    Watford, England

  • Money

    £50000 - 65000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

SMART Technical Services Manager We are currently searching for a SMART Technical Services Manager on a permanent basis. This will need to be someone with an Energy industry background and have excellent knowledge around SMART and the DCC. Essential Skills/ experience: A strong understanding of UK energy sectorKnowledge of the UK Smart Meter programme and […]

Added 02 Dec 2019

Technical Analyst (SMART)

Job Reference: 2694_1575312133

  • Location

    Watford, England

  • Money

    £30000 - 35000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Technical Analyst (SMART) We are currently searching for a Technical Analyst (SMART) on a permanent basis, you will need SMETS2 experience and in particular knowledge of the devices & systems to perform the role. Essential Skills/ experience: A strong understanding of UK energy sectorSMETS2 device & systems knowledgeAnalytical mindset able to problem solve in a […]

Added 24 Nov 2019

Maintenance Technician – Permanent Opportunity – £40k

Job Reference: 2681_1574624572

  • Location

    Slough, England

  • Money

    £28000 - 40000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Maintenance Technician – Permanent Opportunity – Berkshire – £40k Job Title: Maintenance Technician Job type: Permanent Location: Slough (Berkshire) Salary: £30,000 – £40,000 per annum (Dependant on experience) Hours: 8:00 – 16:00 (Monday to Friday) Start date: ASAP A major utilities business is looking for a highly skilled Maintenance Technician on a permanent basis. You […]

Added 22 Nov 2019

Energy Governance Coordinator

Job Reference: 2680_1574444038

  • Location

    City of London, England

  • Money

    £35000 - 40000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

ENERGY GOVERNANCE COORDINATOR Job Type: PermanentLocation: LondonStart Date: ASAPSalary: £35,000 – £40,000 + benefits A really exciting opportunity has arisen for an energy sector regulation specialist to join a growing company whose work spans a wide range of sectors and involves collaboration with government, regulators and other stakeholders to improve policy, regulation and industry governance. […]

Added 19 Nov 2019

Engineering Manager (Electricity Policy)

Job Reference: 2604_1574174636

  • Location

    London, England

  • Money

    £40000 - 50000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

ENGINEERING MANAGER (Electricity Policy) An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Engineering Manager to help lead the policy function within a well-established company in the utilities sector at the forefront of electricity transmission and distribution. The role offers a competitive package as well as the opportunity to lead on industry specific issues. Job Type: PermanentLocation: […]

Added 16 Nov 2019

Operations Manager

Job Reference: 2491_1573891644

  • Location

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Money

    £35000 - 40000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Operations Manager – Edinburgh An innovative leading Energy company are currently hiring for an Operations Manager to join their team as part of their ongoing recruitment drive. The successful candidate will utilise their knowledge of the Energy sector to help deliver an excellent service to customers while leading and motivating an internal team. Essential Skills/ […]

Added 15 Nov 2019

Software Developer

Job Reference: 2669_1573822237

  • Location

    Watford Watford, England

  • Money

    £55000 - 70000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Software Developer – Watford A unique technology company offering world class solutions to the Utility sector is currently looking to add a Software Developer to their team. The role will offer a high level of autonomy and a large degree of flexibility in working from home. ESSENTIAL SKILLS Need to know Angular.js 2 (2+ years) […]

Added 13 Nov 2019

Business Analyst

Job Reference: 2668_1573661288

  • Location

    Horley, England

  • Money

    £40000 - 45000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

BUSINESS ANALYST​An exciting opportunity has arisen for a change focussed Business Analyst to join a well-established multinational company within the utilities sector. My client are looking to strengthen their change management capabilities within an existing project team.​Job Title: Business Analyst​Location: Surrey​Salary: Up to £45,000 + benefits ​Key Skills: ESSENTIAL SKILLS Background in business process analysis […]

Added 07 Nov 2019

Business Change Analyst

Job Reference: 2661_1573139698

  • Location

    Stoke on Trent, England

  • Money

    £35000 - 40000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

BUSINESS ANALYST – Staffordshire With a number of fresh projects signed off our client are currently looking for at least one Business Analyst to come in and join their team on a permanent basis. ESSENTIAL SKILLS Prior experience working in the Utility sector would be highly desirable A background working in business change Ability to […]

Added 06 Nov 2019

IT 2nd Line Support Engineer – Contract

Job Reference: 2650_1573064752

  • Location

    Belfast, Northern Ireland

  • Money

    £100 - 110 per day

  • Contract

    Contract

IT 2nd Line Support Engineer

Added 24 Oct 2019

Systems Developer

Job Reference: 2629_1571932247

  • Location

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Money

    £35000 - 40000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Systems Developer Are you an experienced Developer with strong Python experience? I’m looking to speak to Systems Developers with experience using SQL and Python who are interested in a brilliant new Developer opportunity in a technically orietated business. You will need: SQL development experience Python 3 experience Docker experience Web development experience would be useful […]

Added 23 Oct 2019

Business Change Manager

Job Reference: 2634_1571837448

  • Location

    London, England

  • Money

    £45000 - 50000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

BUSINESS CHANGE MANAGER – 12 MONTH FTC ​ An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Business Change Manager to join a well-established multinational company within the utilities sector. My client is looking to strengthen their change management capabilities within an existing project team to cover maternity leave. ​ Job Title: Business Change Manager Role […]

Added 22 Oct 2019

Recruitment Consultant

Job Reference: 2296_1571754182

  • Location

    Birmingham, England

  • Money

    £18000 - 26000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Here at Consult Energy we are going through an exciting period of growth and are looking for dynamic individuals to join us on our continued mission, to become the UK’s leading Energy and Utilities Recruiter. Having already made some fundamental hires during 2019, we have ambitious growth plans to triple our headcount over the next […]

Added 18 Oct 2019

SQL Data Analyst

Job Reference: 2628_1571409591

  • Location

    Chesterfield, England

  • Money

    £30000 - 36000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

SQL Data Analyst Are you a Data Analyst with experience using SQL? Do you have great reporting skills? Are you looking for an exciting role where you can develop your skills in a growing business? Then this could be for you!! I’m working with a client which is diversifying, so going through a really exciting […]

Added 16 Oct 2019

Data Analyst

Job Reference: 2616_1571219829

  • Location

    Kensington and Chelsea, England

  • Money

    £27000 - 30000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Data Analyst – West London Are you a recent STEM graduate looking to get your foot in the door of a fantastic Trading business? Or are you a Junior Data Analyst wanting to broaden your experience? I’m working with a leading trading client who are looking for a graduate calibre Data Analyst in London to […]

Added 12 Oct 2019

2nd Line Support Engineer | Contract

Job Reference: 2614_1570887378

  • Location

    Kingston Upon Hull, England

  • Money

    £100 - 110 per day

  • Contract

    Contract

2nd Line Support Engineer | Contract

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How New Age Tech Is Influencing Energy Start-ups

By Consult Energy
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From AI fuelled energy usage prediction to advanced battery storage technologies, these days energy start-ups can seem a lot more like technology firms. As an industry that has historically been slow on the uptake of new technologies, we’ve now got innovation coming out of our ears!

We’re now in the middle of a technology boom where emerging companies are adopting a tech first outlook which has become more attractive to today’s digitally savvy consumers. The market was previously dominated almost entirely by the Big 6 energy providers with very little change taking place, one market disruption after another has meant that start-ups are now driving that change upwards and influencing larger companies to follow suit. Since start-ups began taking new age tech and applying it to the energy industry, we’ve made huge strides towards better sustainability and improved customer service to boot.

So, while technology is the driving force behind the shift we’re seeing across the energy and utilities sector, is it going to be enough to take us to where we want to go? The unfortunate statistic about most start-ups going bump in the first two years in in fact, very accurate. We’ve seen several bright and promising energy start-ups with the all-singing all-dancing tech fall almost as quickly as they set up. Take Australian company, Matter Solar for instance – it’s safe to say that having the fancy equipment is still only half the battle.

To carve out a niche in the current energy landscape, newly emerging companies need to strike the right balance between having a slick back office operational process, great customer service and cutting-edge technology that sets them aside from the competition. So, let’s look at some of the biggest trends driven by new age technologies and the energy start-ups that are pioneering them.

The power of data

Potentially one of the biggest step ups in energy history has to be in the way we use data. The sheer quantity of data produced in the industry is greater than almost any other, and with smart meters for instance, the data is being fed back to energy companies at a faster rate than ever before – in some cases up to every 10 seconds!

Thanks to these advancements, the price of energy also changes every half hour which generates new data each time. So without adopting newer and more effective technologies, companies will start to get lost in the quantity of data they have on their hands. You’ve also got to have the right team on board to be able to interpret and make the most of all that valuable insight into how energy is being consumed.

Only effective analytics can harness the data and turn it into actionable insight, which is why energy start-ups such as Bulb, Verv and Limejump who have utilised these innovative analytics from day one are growing at such a rapid rate and providing an excellent service to boot.

Artificial intelligence

AI in the energy and utilities sector is still a relatively new thing and has been focused predominantly on customer relations. However, there are systems using artificial intelligence to take the data generated by households to determine the energy consumption and associated cost of each household appliance.

This leads to greater awareness of not only an overall monthly energy spend but forces us to look more closely at the way we live and use energy. In some ways, start-ups that make use of AI are championing an even bigger cultural change in society’s approach to energy as a whole – something that could impact our environment for the better.

The link between technology focused energy start-ups and sustainability is becoming increasingly clear and seems to be driving broader awareness around energy usage on a consumer level.

Energy storage

Solar power is on the rise, researchers have even predicted that solar panels will eventually be built into roof panels as standard in the not so distant future. In years gone by, one of the major downsides to solar power which seriously hampered its accessibility was the inability to store the energy you’d generated from your panels.

We’ve seen some incredible advancements in battery storage technology over the past few years thanks to innovators like Social Energy. Only a few years ago, those who utilised solar energy for their homes had to use or lose the energy they’d generated, with many having to sell their remaining energy back to the grid.

Thanks to improvements to battery storage, households can now not only generate their own power, but they can actually store it for later use – thus making the whole renewable energy offering a much more attractive one for your average customer. Now, thanks to newly emerged companies like Spirit Energy and Bryt Energy, anyone can make the switch to powering their lives through storable, solar energy.

If you’re interested in finding out more about the energy Data, BI & Analytics world and how you can prepare for the changes from a recruitment perspective, please get in touch with me Lily Moore on 0121 633 30 30.

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2nd Line Support Technician – Permanent Role – West Yorkshire

Job Reference: 2708

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2nd Line Support Technician - Permanent Role - West Yorkshire A major business with a global presence are seeking a calibre 2nd Line Support Technician to join them on a permanent basis Location: Halifax Rate: £21'000 - £24'000 Start Date: Immediate Length: Permanent

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Operations Director

Job Reference: 2676_1576093533

  • Location

    London, England

  • Money

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  • Contract

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Operations Director – London A new energy supplier is currently looking for an Operations Director to come in and help lead the company as they look to kick on and grow their customer base. The organisation are at the forefront of utilising technology and has solid backing so this is a great opportunity for someone […]

Added 06 Dec 2019

Operations Manager (Installations)

Job Reference: 2699_1575634325

  • Location

    Leeds, England

  • Money

    £40000 - 50000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Operations Manager – Leeds A green tech company in Leeds is currently recruiting for an Operations Manager to lead their installations team who are working on commercial and domestic clients across the country. Essential Skills/ experience: Remotely managing installation teams nationally Understanding of electrical and civil installations Positive mindset driven to constantly beat targets Ability […]

Added 04 Dec 2019

Recruitment Consultant

Job Reference: 2696_1575459395

  • Location

    Birmingham, England

  • Money

    £18000 - 30000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Consult Energy have gone from strength to strength over the past year and we’ve got some amazing plans to grow the business further in 2020. We are now looking for self-motivated and driven individuals to join us on our continued mission to become the UK’s leading Energy and Utilities Recruiter. The Energy and Utilities sector […]

Added 02 Dec 2019

SMART Technical Services Manager

Job Reference: 2691_1575312593

  • Location

    Watford, England

  • Money

    £50000 - 65000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

SMART Technical Services Manager We are currently searching for a SMART Technical Services Manager on a permanent basis. This will need to be someone with an Energy industry background and have excellent knowledge around SMART and the DCC. Essential Skills/ experience: A strong understanding of UK energy sectorKnowledge of the UK Smart Meter programme and […]

Added 02 Dec 2019

Technical Analyst (SMART)

Job Reference: 2694_1575312133

  • Location

    Watford, England

  • Money

    £30000 - 35000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Technical Analyst (SMART) We are currently searching for a Technical Analyst (SMART) on a permanent basis, you will need SMETS2 experience and in particular knowledge of the devices & systems to perform the role. Essential Skills/ experience: A strong understanding of UK energy sectorSMETS2 device & systems knowledgeAnalytical mindset able to problem solve in a […]

Added 24 Nov 2019

Maintenance Technician – Permanent Opportunity – £40k

Job Reference: 2681_1574624572

  • Location

    Slough, England

  • Money

    £28000 - 40000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Maintenance Technician – Permanent Opportunity – Berkshire – £40k Job Title: Maintenance Technician Job type: Permanent Location: Slough (Berkshire) Salary: £30,000 – £40,000 per annum (Dependant on experience) Hours: 8:00 – 16:00 (Monday to Friday) Start date: ASAP A major utilities business is looking for a highly skilled Maintenance Technician on a permanent basis. You […]

Added 22 Nov 2019

Energy Governance Coordinator

Job Reference: 2680_1574444038

  • Location

    City of London, England

  • Money

    £35000 - 40000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

ENERGY GOVERNANCE COORDINATOR Job Type: PermanentLocation: LondonStart Date: ASAPSalary: £35,000 – £40,000 + benefits A really exciting opportunity has arisen for an energy sector regulation specialist to join a growing company whose work spans a wide range of sectors and involves collaboration with government, regulators and other stakeholders to improve policy, regulation and industry governance. […]

Added 19 Nov 2019

Engineering Manager (Electricity Policy)

Job Reference: 2604_1574174636

  • Location

    London, England

  • Money

    £40000 - 50000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

ENGINEERING MANAGER (Electricity Policy) An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Engineering Manager to help lead the policy function within a well-established company in the utilities sector at the forefront of electricity transmission and distribution. The role offers a competitive package as well as the opportunity to lead on industry specific issues. Job Type: PermanentLocation: […]

Added 16 Nov 2019

Operations Manager

Job Reference: 2491_1573891644

  • Location

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Money

    £35000 - 40000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Operations Manager – Edinburgh An innovative leading Energy company are currently hiring for an Operations Manager to join their team as part of their ongoing recruitment drive. The successful candidate will utilise their knowledge of the Energy sector to help deliver an excellent service to customers while leading and motivating an internal team. Essential Skills/ […]

Added 15 Nov 2019

Software Developer

Job Reference: 2669_1573822237

  • Location

    Watford Watford, England

  • Money

    £55000 - 70000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

Software Developer – Watford A unique technology company offering world class solutions to the Utility sector is currently looking to add a Software Developer to their team. The role will offer a high level of autonomy and a large degree of flexibility in working from home. ESSENTIAL SKILLS Need to know Angular.js 2 (2+ years) […]

Added 13 Nov 2019

Business Analyst

Job Reference: 2668_1573661288

  • Location

    Horley, England

  • Money

    £40000 - 45000 per annum

  • Contract

    Permanent

BUSINESS ANALYST​An exciting opportunity has arisen for a change focussed Business Analyst to join a well-established multinational company within the utilities sector. My client are looking to strengthen their change management capabilities within an existing project team.​Job Title: Business Analyst​Location: Surrey​Salary: Up to £45,000 + benefits ​Key Skills: ESSENTIAL SKILLS Background in business process analysis […]

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