Emma Bridgewater began in 1985 when Emma realised there was a gap in the market for pottery that was beautiful and practical. They design and produce individually hand-decorated pottery. A thoroughly British company too – all of their products are made in Stoke-on-Trent, the traditional home of British pottery.
Emma Bridgewater identified the need for flexible energy procurement for their business. They signed up to Inenco’s Options Portfolio to spread their volume across different purchasing strategies under pre-agreed risk parameters.
After identifying the need for flexible energy procurement for their business, Emma Bridgewater opted to spread the risk across a bespoke mix of purchasing strategies.
Through the Options Portfolio strategy, Inenco were able to provide Emma Bridgewater with a high degree of budget certainty, whilst also unlocking significant savings potential.
In order to ensure 100% accuracy of understanding the business, Inenco carried out a number of site works; capacity reduction, new meter installation and capacity increase.
Inenco's traders secured the best possible price for Emma Bridgewater, resulting in year-on-year cost savings.
Using a bespoke strategy, Inenco’s award winning trading team secured Emma Bridgewater the best possible price.
Summary of 3 years trading results:
Year 1 – a 4% reduction in gas cost whilst limiting electricity cost increase to 4%
Year 2 – an 11% reduction in gas unit rates and a 3% reduction for electricity
Year 3 – 27% reduction for gas and a 3% increase for electricity despite a rising market
“We have been with Inenco since 2009 and we are very pleased with the trading results and the service that we have received. The Options Portfolio was definitely the right fit for our business.”