The Corporate Services Division is a cross-functional team within the MEA that provides Customer Services, Treasury, Accounting, Human Resources, Meter Reading and Legal Services functions.
The Corporate Services team provides services both to MEA customers and internally to assist the MEA in its day to day operations and in meeting its statutory requirements. As part of its Treasury and Accounting functions the Corporate Services team provide accurate and timely invoicing services to MEA customers, coupled with payment collection, credit risk management and debt control and make payment for the goods and services required by the MEA.
The MEA is proud of its reputation for quality and service, especially in relation to its 'at risk' customers, and the Corporate Services Division, along with the rest of the MEA, is committed to achieving the highest possible standards.
The Headquarters are situated at Ballacottier, IoM Business Park Braddan. Total staff are 284 with an Annual Turnover in 2007/2008 of £59.8 Million.
The Generation division is responsible for the provision of a continuous supply of electricity to the Authority’s transmission network.
High plant reliability and availability performance is enabling us to achieve record generation volumes; meeting the Island’s demand for electricity and also exporting surplus capacity to the UK.
In addition to on-island generation, we also receive further benefits in supply security by the availability of imports via the UK-IOM electrical interconnector linking the Island to the UK national grid.
The Gas Transmission team is responsible for operating the high pressure gas transportation system supplying natural gas to Pulrose combined-cycle power station and to Manx Gas. The Authority’s gas system comprises some 20 kilometres of high pressure pipeline and three pressure reduction and metering stations.
The Network Services division operates, maintains and develops the Authority’s electrical power network and is responsible for the delivery of the electricity generated on-island or received from the UK-IOM electrical interconnector cable to the Authority’s customers. The network currently comprises approximately 530 kilometres of overhead line, 1,200 kilometres of underground cable and 102 kilometres of sub-sea cable.
The Energy Services Department is responsible for minimising the procurement cost of fuel required for the supply of electricity to the Isle of Man network.
The department purchases natural gas and diesel fuel for on-island generation and when profitable, trades electricity to and from the UK national grid via the UK-IOM electrical interconnector.
e-llan Communications Limited, an MEA wholly owned subsidiary – e-llan Communications Limited has been incorporated to undertake all commercial telecoms business carried out using Authority assets. The primary objective of the subsidiary is to maximise the potential of the spare fibre optic cables contained in the UK–IOM fibre optic cable.
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