Founded in 1997 by a team of highly experienced energy and utility experts, British Independent Utilities (BIU) is a specialised energy management consultancy that services large scale, complex utility portfolios for some of the world’s leading brands.
The business has come a long way since it was formed 20 years ago on 1st November, when a small team of utility specialists set out to create an example energy consultancy. This energy consultancy would service large, complex utility portfolio and meet client’s individual needs in a changing utility landscape.
2008 – New flexible Procurement offering launched
2009 – Revenue Recovery services offering auditing of clients billing and reclaiming overcharges is launched
2011 – Moved to new offices to support business growth
2011 – Winner of The Times Top 100 Best Small Company to Work for award
2012 – Launched M2M247 energy reporting tool
2013 – First exhibitor to showcase double decker stand at The Energy Event
2013 – Winner of The Energy Awards ‘Risk Management Product or Service of the Year’ for our Dynamic Energy Procurement Basket
2013 – NCP wins the BIU Energy Efficiency Award
2014 – McColl’s Retail Group wins the BIU Energy Efficiency Award
2016 – Record single refund achieved of £1m to the customer
2017 – Introduction of the Mobile App MiBIU
Today our team comprises over 80 of the best energy and utility experts, from analysts and administrators, through to energy traders and IT specialists. We are continuing to expand – training our colleagues, improving our data systems, creating an app to revolutionise the way data is available, with notifications, calls to action, interactive reporting and involvement.