Posted on: 12/01/2021
SmartestEnergy Publishes Annual Report Showcasing UK Sustainability Ambitions and International Business Growth
SmartestEnergy’s Annual Report takes a look back at the highlights from a unique year, covering our global activities, increasing sustainability ambitions and response to the new normal.
SmartestEnergy’s inaugural annual report comes in the most memorable year of recent times. With the rise of a COVID-19, 2020 provided unique challenges for the business and our customers to overcome.
As the original asset-light energy supplier, we adapted to overcome these challenges to ensure that we could...
Posted on: 04/01/2021
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 local tier level restrictions in place.
Staff at our three UK offices continue to work remotely,...
Posted on: 14/12/2020
185MW Ventient Energy wind portfolio added to SmartestEnergy’s SmartFlex FlexiPPA Platform
This new contract will enable Ventient Energy to carry out sophisticated hedging for some of its assets via SmartestEnergy’s SmartFlex Platform and participate in the Balancing Mechanism for up to 12 years
Today SmartestEnergy announces the start of a new partnership with Ventient Energy. The partnership will see some of Ventient Energy’s UK assets, managed via SmartFlex, SmartestEnergy’s FlexiPPA Platform, including Balancing Mechanism (BM) entry for transmission and distribution connected...
Posted on: 09/12/2020
Multi-Academy Trust switch to 100% renewable energy as they aim to become carbon neutral
One of the largest multi-academy trusts in England is now one step closer to becoming a carbon neutral educational organisation with the support of business electricity supplier, SmartestEnergy and energy consultants, Zenergi.
Oasis Community Learning, a trust with 52 schools across England has now switched 41 of its academies to SmartestEnergy’s renewable electricity product, that’s 80% of its schools.
The 100% renewable electricity product has been independently certified by the Carbon...
Posted on: 07/12/2020
PPA Customer Biffa Announce Financial Close on Protos Energy-from-Waste Facility
Biffa announce the financial close on their Protos energy from waste (EfW) facility in Cheshire. The project, along with their Newhurst EfW facility in Leicestershire, is the latest addition to a 15-year PPA with SmartestEnergy - one of the largest energy-from-waste (EfW) power purchase agreements (PPA) to ever be signed.
Last week, our customer Biffa, announced the financial close on their latest EfW facility, alongside its joint venture partners, Covanta Holding Corporation and Macquarie’s...
Posted on: 30/11/2020
Helping Businesses Fast-track to Net-Zero and a Festive Donation to Renewable World
As an energy company that champions the role of independent renewable generators and empowers businesses to deliver against their net-zero targets, we continue to support Renewable World with our annual festive donation. (Scroll down for our office opening hours over the festive period).
Today we launch our “Fast-track to Net-Zero” campaign, encouraging UK businesses to turn their sustainability ambitions into action.
Procuring renewable electricity is the most effective way for businesses to ...
Posted on: 18/11/2020
SmartestEnergy Customer Aviva Switches on one of the UK’s Largest Solar and Storage Projects
UK insurance provider Aviva has turned on its new solar and storage project in Perth. Co-locating 1.1MW of solar power alongside a 1.8MW battery, the array is located on the Aviva Estate’s Pithleavis site, A-Listed by Historic Environment Scotland.
Throughout the various phases of the project, SmartestEnergy and World Kinect Energy Services have worked alongside a number of stakeholders to provide guidance on how the future of generation and storage will look as Aviva continues to strengthen...
Posted on: 21/10/2020
SmartestEnergy Australia announce plans to embark on a next generation energy project managing a 400MW battery storage virtual power plant
SmartestEnergy Australia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with CEP.Energy to manage and operate the first batteries delivered as a part of their wider planned 1,000MW Virtual Power Plant (VPP) project
The first stage of the project will see SmartestEnergy Australia manage and operate the first 400MW of...
Posted on: 16/10/2020
SmartestEnergy Business launches gas shipping capability
SmartestEnergy Business Limited (formerly Dual Energy) has today announced that it has extended its company portfolio to include gas shipping services in a bid to achieve significant growth in the UK energy market.
As a licensed supplier and now shipper of gas, backed by a unique trading arrangement with its sister company(SmartestEnergy Limited), the business is now in prime position to set out its highly competitive product offering and engage on a wider scale with the UK small to medium...
Posted on: 09/10/2020
SmartestEnergy issue renewable energy labels enabling customers to demonstrate their commitment to the net-zero carbon economy
For the fifth year in succession SmartestEnergy is issuing Energy Labels to our renewable electricity customers. All our customers on our certified Specific Renewable; Natural Renewable; and Renewable Standard tariffs will receive their annual Energy Label showing both their fuel mix and carbon emissions for the certification period (01 Apr 2019 – 31 Mar 2020).
The concept of the Energy Label was introduced by the Aldersgate Group in 2014 and SmartestEnergy were the first supplier in the UK to ...