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With a wealth of experience of remote monitoring and managing multiple sites delivering compelling evidence of carbon reduction, we confidently offer complete energy management systems and integrated services to a wide client base.

Real time energy monitoring, alarming and analytics, backed by a 365/7/24 remote response centre, ensures that energy leakage is minimised and expected consumption profiles are achieved.

Data Integration

Our energy management systems are able to gather data from the widest range of sources – meter operators (MOPs), data collectors (DCs), the existing BeMS in place and all sub-metering.

Data can be integrated seamlessly from the data collector in any format; whether e-mail of CSV file or directly to our secure servers via FTP (file transfer protocol).

Customised Visualisation and Energy Dashboards

With the capability to extract data from any BeMS or electrical metering solution, our energy management systems provide web-based graphical user interfaces and dashboards using industry standard protocols HTML5 and Silverlight. As such, graphical packages from Next Control Systems avoid expensive licensing, are completely flexible and are almost infinitely customisable.

Click here to view examples of energy dashboards and visualisations.

Wired and Wireless Metering Solutions

Available down to sub-circuit and socket level, Next Control Systems can provide metering solutions for both main and sub-meters. Metering can be both wired and/or wireless implementations using industry standard protocols such as GSM, ModBus, M Bus, KNX and ZigBee.

Demand Side Management

As our solutions are technology agnostic, we can seamlessly integrate with automated demand response (ADR) providers to facilitate access to the revenue streams available during peak demand periods.

Our energy profiles assist customers to maximise the revenues available by providing a deep understanding of the environmental and operational impact of the curtailed loads and maximise the time periods that they can be curtailed.

Red Zone Management

The 10 UK Electricity Distribution Network Operators (DNO’s) have standardised their charging structure for delivering electricity and charges are now based on Red, Amber and Green time zones, with the Red zone being the weekday late afternoon period (typically 16:00 -19:30).

The charges are intended to restrict peak time usage of half hourly Industrial and Commercial customers. The typical DUoS charging represents around 12% of a typical utility bill.

Our energy profiles can identify areas to reduce consumption during these periods without impacting the environmental or operational requirements.

Triad Management

Triads are the three peak half hourly periods of national electricity demand each winter (Nov-Feb) and form the basis of Transmission Network Use of System (TNUoS) charges to HH electricity customers. The charges are regionally based and during the Triad period, taking London as an example your normal £0.10 kWh will increase to £38.80 kWh for these three half hour windows.

Our solution combines Triad warning signals (forecasting when the Triads are likely to happen) with automated control that minimises your usage during these costly half hour periods.  The peaks normally occur on weekdays between 5 and 6pm.

Energy Profiling

Proactive analysis of the operational and energy functions of a building enables optimisation of its performance by creating the perfect energy profile. Constant adjustments ensure that the building is operating at its peak efficiency throughout the seasonal changes of the year or any change in occupancy or use.

Driving savings targets, automated monitoring systems compare the actual environmental and energy data against the expected profile, and will report poor loop performance, manual interventions (set point overrides, time schedule changes, manual overrides) and excessive utility consumption.

Energy Alarming

Triggered by deviations away from the anticipated consumption profile of the building or plant or zone, our remote response centre provides 24/7/365 response for energy alarms and remote intervention to minimise the energy wastage.