Strategic energy management (SEM) is a set of processes for business energy management. SEM is often implemented through programs that target the businesses or other organizations within a jurisdiction or a government area. SEM is codified in the ISO 50001 standard for energy management systems.
The main goal of SEM is to help a company to improve performance over a longer period of time. Some energy benefits of the energy consumption of reduced energy consumption and improved energy efficiency and energy conservation, reduced energy consumption, reduced greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improved reliability. (eg onsite renewables, localized energy storage, combined heat and power).