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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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

SmartestEnergy Australia have today announced that they have entered into an MOU with CEP.Energy to embark on the creation of one of the world’s largest energy battery banks.

The first stage of the project will see SmartestEnergy Australia manage and operate the first 400MW of...

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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...

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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 ...

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Cambridge Colleges prioritise procurement of local renewable energy

SmartestEnergy, World Kinect Energy Services and Toucan Energy are working together to help connect all 33 of Cambridge Colleges, spanning 131 sites, to local solar farms, providing over 80% of their annual energy supply.

Under the three-year supply agreement with SmartestEnergy, the 33 Cambridge Colleges will be largely powered by two solar farms located within a 30-mile radius on SmartestEnergy’s ‘Renewable Specific’ product, certified by the Carbon Trust. The remaining volume will be...

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Renewables look to new opportunities as COVID-19 pandemic offers snapshot into the future of the energy system

SmartestEnergy’s ‘Smart Generation: State of the Market Report 2020’ outlines how flexibility and maximising merchant revenue models will be key to successful generation projects in the post-subsidy energy landscape.

September 2020 – London, UK: SmartestEnergy’s latest report picks up where their Annual Energy Entrepreneurs report series left off, revealing that independent generation continued to deploy 75.4MW of capacity in 2020 despite dwindling subsidy-support and construction delays...

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SmartestEnergy introduces its new business supply structure broadening its market reach

SmartestEnergy’s market reach extends to small and medium-sized enterprises with the rebrand of Dual Energy to SmartestEnergy Business.

Next generation energy company, SmartestEnergy has today announced its official rebrand of Dual Energy, a Sussex-based energy supplier acquired in December 2019, to complement its award-winning Industrial and Commercial (I&C) electricity supply business.

The rebrand sees Dual Energy’s registered company name change to SmartestEnergy Business Limited and...

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