Balfour Beatty WorkPlace acquires energy consultancy Power Efficiency for up to £18 million

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, announces today that Balfour Beatty WorkPlace has acquired Power Efficiency, the energy procurement and carbon strategy consultancy, for a cash consideration of up to £18 million.

Power Efficiency, which is an employee-owned firm, is a leader in the energy management market, providing energy procurement, invoice validation, compliance and carbon reduction advisory services to a range of private sector customers.

Power Efficiency will be integrated with Balfour Beatty WorkPlace’s existing capabilities in energy management to create a leading energy services business with over 100 dedicated technical specialists and account managers. The acquisition marks an important development for Balfour Beatty WorkPlace, bringing together a powerful combination of M&E and energy capabilities to reduce customers’ energy spend and implement carbon reduction targets. It further strengthens its ability to maintain large complex portfolios, monitor consumption and deliver end-to-end energy and carbon management services, which is seen as a key requirement by many of Balfour Beatty WorkPlace’s existing customers.

Balfour Beatty Chief Executive, Ian Tyler, said: “Increasingly, providing our customers with advice and help to reduce their energy costs and carbon footprint is seen as an integral part of the service we offer them. This acquisition enables us to add additional skills and capabilities to our existing range of services and I am delighted that Power Efficiency’s management share our goal to build a leading energy services business.”

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