‘UPL’s energy management services have enabled us to make significant reductions in energy consumption, costs and carbon emissions, helping the company work towards achieving energy efficiency targets.’
Simon Mendham, Energy Manager: Vodafone Group
Established in 1984, Vodafone Group PLC is the world’s leading mobile telecommunications company. The group has equity interests in 27 countries across five continents, and partner networks in more than 40 additional countries. Vodafone provides a range of telecommunications services to 269 million customers across the globe.
As an expanding multinational communications corporation, Vodafone is committed to helping tackle global climate change. The Group has set a target to reduce CO2 emissions by 50% by 2020, from the 2006/07 baseline of 1.23 million tonnes.
UPL provides a range of energy management services for Vodafone, including:
Having successfully carried out a trial installation of AMR meters, UPL is now installing smart meters at a further 7,000 of Vodafone’s UK sites.
UPL’s specialist bill investigation service alone has generated cash recoveries of more than £800,000 for Vodafone. As a direct result, ongoing billed consumption has been reduced by £500,000 per year, with corresponding savings of 3,356 tonnes of CO2 emissions.