We offer a choice of progressive purchasing options for large commercial and industrial businesses to proactively manage their energy procurement.

Our progressive purchasing options, STEP Online and STEP Index enable businesses to actively manage their energy procurement, whether that means taking an automated or pro-active manual approach through our secure online portal. Choose a plan that suits your business, your sites, and your people.

STEP (Strategically Timed Energy Procurement)

STEP Online

Pro-active energy procurement

  • For larger businesses with 5GWh+ consumption per annum
  • Actively monitor the electricity market
  • Purchase electricity incrementally
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STEP Index

Automated progressive purchasing

  • For large businesses with 500MWh+ consumption per annum, per state
  • Automate electricity progressive purchasing
  • Smooth out market highs and lows with an averaged index price
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Introducing Renewable Energy Contracting Options (RECO)

Our new innovative product allowing businesses to meet their renewable energy targets in 5 simple steps via the Shell Energy Portal.

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Access STEP Online and STEP Index on our secure online Portal

STEP Index and STEP Online are available on our secure online Portal where you can view your purchase position, lock in your energy price and gain access to quality energy data to take control of your business energy.

Online energy procurement 

Access your energy data and view the status of your energy purchases on a simple, easy to read dashboard.

Transparent  dashboard 

Purchase and view your purchase position on our secure online platform 

Accessible and secure 

Online access to your energy data and purchases with two-factor authentication for authorised users.

Market-leading customer satisfaction*


  • Experienced business energy expert
  • Local, dedicated account manager, your one point of contact
  • Fast query resolution so you can get on with business
  • Backed by exceptional operational teams

Why do large businesses choose Shell Energy?

  • Competitive pricing

    Competitive, electricity pricing offers, tailored for your business. 

  • Reliable, timely and accurate billing

    Accurate bills sent on time in formats that suit business systems. 

  • Online Portal with quality data

    Access to quality energy data and reporting in our secure, online Portal.

  • Early payment discount

    Receive a discount on your electricity bill by paying early. 

  • Network tariff reviews

    Regular complimentary network tariff reviews to help you save on energy costs1. 

  • Load tolerance with no penalty

    No penalties for using more or less than your contracted energy load2.

  • Easy onboarding and transfers

    Easily onboard and transfer your sites with visibility on transfer status through Site Manager3.


* Utility Market Intelligence (UMI) survey of large commercial and industrial electricity customers of major electricity retailers, including Shell Energy by independent research company NTF Group in 2011-2023

1 Criteria applies.

2 Subject to the terms of your contract

3 Not available for small market customers

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