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ESOS and Independent schools

You may not have heard about ESOS – the Energy saving opportunity scheme.  This was the UK’s way of meeting the EU Directive on Energy-efficiency.  Phase 1 finished December 2015,… http://www.minervapcs.com/blog/esos-and-independent-school-and-academies/

Oil; making your purchasing slick (sorry I couldn’t resist it)!

Oil; making your purchasing slick (sorry I couldn’t resist it)!
Being a school in the countryside is a wonderful benefit for both staff and students.  However, there is at least one major downside with having such a location and that is the fa… http://www.minervapcs.com/blog/oil-making-your-purchasing-slick-sorry-i-couldnt-resist-it/

A job well done!

A job well done!
We've been hard at work saving our schools lots of time and money and there is simply nothing better than knowing we've done a great job for our clients. We were therefore delight… http://www.minervapcs.com/blog/job-well-done/

Water, water everywhere…….but what can you do when the authorities come knocking?

Many water authorities are currently looking at ways to maximise their revenue and part of this drive has been to ensure that undercharges on their customers accounts, inclu… http://www.minervapcs.com/blog/water-water-everywhere-what-can-you-do-when-authorities-come-knocking/

Some amusement for a Friday!

Had a little ironic chuckle about this cartoon today.                    "We can save on our heating bills by burning money"   Enough said I think! http://www.minervapcs.com/blog/some-amusement-friday/

Heating oil procurement – “Better the devil you know…..?”

There is one area of procurement spend that many schools are extremely wary of – heating oil.  It’s hardly surprising bearing in mind the complex and volatile nature of pric… http://www.minervapcs.com/blog/heating-oil-procurement-better-devil-you-know/

Oil procurement case study and global market overview

There is one area of procurement spend that many schools are extremely wary of – oil.  It’s hardly surprising bearing in  mind the complex and volatile nature of pricing.  S… http://www.minervapcs.com/blog/oil-procurement-case-study-and-global-market-overview/

The future for energy costs

By Jo Butlin, Vice President – Retail, SmartestEnergy Limited, the leading purchaser and supplier of renewable energy from the independent generation sector in the UK. www.s… http://www.minervapcs.com/blog/future-energy-costs/

Helping schools save and earn with Solar PV

Solar electricity systems capture the sun’s energy using photovoltaic (PV) cells. The cells convert the sunlight into electricity, which is supplied into your school alongsi… http://www.minervapcs.com/blog/helping-schools-save-and-earn-solar-pv/

The only way is up (for energy costs).

I attended the very informative Autumn Roadshow of the Major Energy Users Council last week.  As its name suggests the Council is there to represent and lobby on behalf of t… http://www.minervapcs.com/blog/only-way-energy-costs/

Concealed consultancy commission is raising energy bills

A well timed warning from Supply Management magazine this week regarding the hidden commission being charged by many utility brokers.  Whilst it is probably fairly apparent … http://www.minervapcs.com/blog/concealed-consultancy-commission-raising-energy-bills/

School fees to rise above inflation.

A slightly misleading headline in The Times earlier this week as many schools have not yet decided on the level of fees for the next academic year and, for those that have, … http://www.minervapcs.com/blog/school-fees-rise-above-inflation/

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