Energy consultancies on ‘level 10’ over TELCA win

Energy consultancies said they were delighted at winning the first-ever Energy Live Consultancy Awards held last Thursday. A total of eight winners took home awards in 12 different categories, including […]

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By Priyanka Shrestha

Energy consultancies said they were delighted at winning the first-ever Energy Live Consultancy Awards held last Thursday.

A total of eight winners took home awards in 12 different categories, including both the I&C and SME sectors.

Schneider Electric Professional Services who accepted the I&C Consultancy of the Year award as well as the Best said they “really appreciated” the win.

Peter Wilcox, European Sales Director said: “Thank you so much for this award. This means a real lot to us. For us to come together as Schneider Electric Professional Services and to be respected in this way, we really appreciate it so thank you to Energy Live News, thank you to the judges, thank you to the people who voted and got us this far. I’d just like to say thank you to all the people in our organisation because clearly, this is entirely for them and not just those of us here tonight.”

Utilitywise bagged the SME Consultancy of the Year – sponsored by npower – and SME Most Innovative sponsored by British Gas Business.

CEO Geoff Thompson (pictured, second on the right) said: “Firstly, thanks to everybody who’ve organised this evening – Energy Live News and to everybody involved in the organisation. I should also thank the staff and everybody who works so hard at Utilitywise – terrific effort – so I’m here representing a much larger team so well done everybody. Thank you to all those who voted for us and likewise thank you to the judging panel.”

Make It Cheaper beat its contenders and took home two awards – the SME Most Trusted sponsored by Gazprom Energy UK and SME Consumer Champion sponsored by Energy Live News.

Speaking after the awards ceremony, Managing Director Jonathan Elliott said: “We feel on a level 10. We’re delighted to get Most Trusted SME Consultancy, dead chuffed to get Consumer Champion and it’s a credit to all our staff, really really thrilled.

“I think we won it because we tried really hard to make sure we’re matching all our customer needs. We interview our customers, we research our customers, we’re always trying to find out what they want and try and match our service for them,” he added.