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A Day In The Life Of An Energy Consultant

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We wanted to share what it is like to be an energy consultant, providing insights into the world of Energy Consultancy and the role it plays in the energy industry!

As concerns over climate change and rising energy prices continue to grow, the role of Energy Consultants has become increasingly important, and their work is having a significant impact on the energy industry and the wider world.

We wanted to delve into the day-to-day tasks and responsibilities of an Energy Consultant, providing an insider’s perspective on what it takes to succeed in this challenging and rewarding field.

Whether you’re considering a career in Energy Consultancy or simply curious about what it entails, we invite you to read on and discover more about this fascinating and dynamic profession.

We spoke to one of our Energy Consultants, Ian Wilson, to provide an insight into his day-to-day life as an energy consultant. 

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Ian Wilson

Energy Consultant

What would you say to anyone considering working in the Energy Industry?

“Working in the energy sector can be very rewarding as it allows you to contribute to making a positive impact on the environment and society. However, it can also be a challenging and dynamic industry that requires you to stay up to date with the latest developments and technologies. If you’re considering a career in energy, make sure you’re passionate about the field and willing to learn and adapt to changes.”

What do you enjoy most about being an Energy Consultant?

“As an Energy Consultant, you get to work on a diverse range of projects and collaborate with clients from various industries. This allows you to gain valuable experience and knowledge while helping clients reduce their energy costs and environmental impact.”

How did you first get into the Energy Industry?

“The Energy sector was and still is a growing industry, When I first started in the sector, I was drawn to the opportunities for career growth and advancement within the field. As an Energy Consultant, I had the opportunity to take on more responsibility, and earn a higher salary at the same time helping clients save money on their energy bills while also reducing their environmental impact. This was and continues to be a rewarding aspect of the job, as it allows you to make a positive impact on society. Also, the general appeal of the energy sector had its part to play as it is a fast-paced and ever-changing industry and it’s always advantageous to be at the forefront of the latest developments and technologies in the field, which can be exciting for those who are passionate about energy and sustainability.”

What are your day-to-day responsibilities?

“Overall, an Energy Consultant’s primary goal is to help clients reduce their energy costs and environmental impact while improving energy efficiency and sustainability. We do this through conducting energy audits, developing energy management plans, alongside providing cost saving analysis making sure clients can get on with their day-to-day business leaving us to deal with any energy issues they have.”

In conclusion, being an Energy Consultant is a challenging and rewarding profession that plays a vital role in the energy industry and the wider world. We work with businesses, to help them manage their energy use, reduce costs, and improve sustainability, using our expertise and knowledge to make a positive impact on the environment.

As we have explored in this blog, being an energy consultant requires a range of skills and expertise, including technical knowledge, analytical skills, project management, and communication skills. At our consultancy, we pride ourselves on our ability to provide our clients with the high-quality service and support they need to achieve their goals and maximise their energy efficiency.

Despite these challenges, the rewards of being an energy consultant are significant, including the satisfaction of helping businesses save on their expenditure, making a positive impact on the environment, commission schemes, and the opportunity to work with a range of clients from different backgrounds and industries.

If you’re considering a career in energy consultancy, we hope that this blog has provided you with valuable insights into what it entails, and the skills and expertise required to succeed. Alternatively, if you’re a business or organisation looking to improve your energy efficiency, reduce costs, and enhance sustainability, we encourage you to explore the services that we offer and discover the benefits that they can bring to your operations.

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