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Improving efficiency at Vauxhall with automatic metering and monitoring

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    Building Energy Management


YLEM Energy was appointed by Vauxhall, one of the leading vehicle manufacturers in the United Kingdom, to upgrade the outdated automatic metering and monitoring system at the Ellesmere Port site.


Vauxhall’s existing meter monitoring system had become outdated and required upgrading

The existing system reported daily and provided ‘day plus one’ data via an energy management website, which meant that data was often obsolete, and energy efficiency could not be maximised by engineers.


Develop a bespoke solution to upgrade the outdated metering system.


Having worked closely with Vauxhall to develop the most appropriate solution for the needs of the site, YLEM Energy can monitor energy usage to provide reports and analysis with data at 5-minute intervals, which is used to identify areas where inefficiencies are occurring. Using this data, inefficiencies can be addressed to improve the energy efficiency of the site and reduce costs for Vauxhall.


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YLEM Energy also developed an interactive AM&T tool which allows Vauxhall’s engineers to monitor and control systems directly from their mobile devices.

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Control systems directly from mobile devices.
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62 system users

YLEM Energy has helped Vauxhall to
reduce energy consumption by 40% and is playing a significant role in the business’ drive to achieve net zero emissions by 2038.

  • The Optimise portal provides us with a wider overview and understanding of how we use our energy, we can also identify patterns that allow us more control over our energy usage. The Optimise portal provides us with the relevant information quickly to make positive changes in how we reduce our energy consumption and carbon footprint.

    Andrew Murphy — Site Utilities Engineer, Vauxhall


Monitoring 350 meters, YLEM Energy collates and presents accurate data to Vauxhall which is then used to improve overall energy efficiency at the Ellesmere Port site. The solution delivered by YLEM Energy has helped Vauxhall to:


  • Reduce energy consumption

    Reduced energy consumption by 40% which is playing a significant role in the business’ drive to achieve net zero emissions by 2038.

  • Comprehensive AM&T system

    The system developed by YLEM Energy has 62 system users, and generates 61 reports per month, and has 10 active dashboards.