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Growing role for energy entrepreneurs in Net-Zero push according to our new State of the Market Report

The heightened urgency around climate change, growing energy market volatility and the challenges of balancing the grid present opportunities for the UK’s independent renewable generation sector, according to SmartestEnergy’s new Energy Entrepreneurs: State of the Market report.

The report, published annually, highlights the crucial role the smart generation sector can play in helping the UK to achieve its ambitious net-zero goals. However, the report underlines the need to accelerate the pace ...

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SmartestEnergy Business appointed as Supplier of Last Resort (SoLR) for MA Energy Limited customers

SmartestEnergy Business Limited has been appointed by Ofgem to take on the non-domestic customers of MA Energy Limited following the announcement that it ceased trading last week.

In what continues to be a challenging time for the UK energy industry, MA Energy became the latest in a line of suppliers to cease trading amid the soaring gas prices. As a result, SmartestEnergy Business has today announced the acquisition of approximately 1,000 business supply points with a combined usage of 116...

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SmartestEnergy Limited issue Renewable Energy Labels to UK I&C business sites to evidence zero-carbon emissions

SmartestEnergy Limited in the UK have issued their Industrial and Commercial (I&C) business customers with Energy Labels, enabling them to evidence zero-carbon emissions for the renewable electricity they procure on a site-by-site basis.  

For a sixth year running, SmartestEnergy Limited in the UK have distributed Energy Labels to their UK I&C customers’ sites, recognising their commitment to a net-zero carbon future and evidencing zero-carbon emissions for their renewable electricity...

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SmartestEnergy Business Renewable Product Launch

SmartestEnergy Business encourages UK small-medium sized businesses to reduce carbon emissions with the launch of its renewable products.

Building on the success of last week’s ‘Net Zero Week’ Festival event (sponsored by SmartestEnergy Limited), the Group’s Business Division, SmartestEnergy Business Limited is pleased to launch its latest offering to UK small-medium sized businesses – ‘SmartFix Renewable’.

Alongside its existing products, SmartestEnergy Business’s added renewable proposition ...

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SmartestEnergy shortlisted for two Energy Awards 2021

We’re delighted to announce that SmartestEnergy have been shortlisted for two Energy Awards this year for Supplier of the Year and Campaign of the Year. 

Following a challenging year, we’re proud to say that we persevered as a company to provide an exceptional customer experience, maintaining business-as-usual operations for our customers and securing key deals aligned with our purpose of working with our customers to drive a smarter transition to the net-zero future. 

Supplier of the Year 

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SmartestEnergy are proud sponsors of the UK’s first Net Zero Week

SmartestEnergy are proud sponsors of ‘Net Zero Week’, the UK’s first national awareness week, which takes place from the 17th – 23rd July 2021.  

To celebrate Net Zero Week, we’ll be launching a series of in-person and virtual activities throughout July to engage our customers, employees and the wider public in the UK’s net-zero carbon emissions targets, aiming to build a common understanding and heightened awareness of net-zero on the approach to COP26. 

Last month we invited the Net Zero...

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SmartestEnergy coronavirus (COVID-19) update

This company news update will be continually revised with the latest information from SmartestEnergy pertaining to our Business Continuity Plan and its implementation in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

SmartestEnergy’s established project team is continuing to manage the implementation of our Business Continuity Plan in response to the unique challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic with ongoing restrictions in place across the UK. 

Staff at our three UK offices continue to work...

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SmartestEnergy Business Limited announces the appointment of its new CEO

SmartestEnergy Business Limited has appointed Louise Wapshare, an experienced business leader who has held notable senior roles across the energy industry, as its new Chief Executive Officer. The appointment was effective from 1st April 2021. She succeeds Ben Giddings who was Managing Director since 2016.

Ben led the company through numerous challenges and achievements, which recently included the acquisition of Dual Energy Direct Limited by SmartestEnergy Limited in December 2019. Since...

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Collaborative Discovery Project Aims to Shape the Way Corporates Leverage Advanced Electric Vehicle Charging Capabilities

A new future energy project will explore how UK businesses can leverage advanced electric vehicle (EV) charging capabilities. The Proof of Concept (PoC) project will aim to explore service offerings that leverage Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) and Vehicle-to-Building (V2B) technology.

In signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), the following businesses signal their commitment to supporting the UK’s efforts to increase EV adoption and assist corporates in considering how best to electrify their...

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SmartestEnergy Renews 190MW Viridor Partnership Until 2025

190MW PPA will see SmartestEnergy continue to provide Viridor’s UK power projects with a route-to-market Energy Trading Services Agreement (ETSA).

February 2021 – London, England: SmartestEnergy is proud to have renewed its longstanding partnership with one of the UK’s biggest recycling and waste management businesses, Viridor.

A SmartestEnergy customer since 2002, Viridor’s portfolio of energy recovery facilities and landfill gas projects export around 1TWh of electricity each year.

The new ...

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