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SmartestEnergy acquire Dual Energy

SmartestEnergy announce the acquisition of Dual Energy, the Smart Meter business energy supplier

Next generation energy company, SmartestEnergy have today announced that they have acquired the Sussex-based energy supplier, Dual Energy.

Complementing their award-winning I&C electricity supply business, this deal enables SmartestEnergy to take their leading customer service to smaller businesses with Non-Half Hourly meters, laying the foundations for the transition to net-zero.

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Wrapping up a ‘green’ year with a festive donation to Renewable World

For a detailed look at activities, SmartestEnergy has collated its green and charitable highlights from the past year in its Sustainability Report 2019, which was published earlier this week. Along with providing company highlights, the report explores how SmartestEnergy is helping smart businesses take the lead on net zero.

As the year wraps up, SmartestEnergy reflects on its efforts to focus on green initiatives and partners with Renewable World to issue its festive e-cards, providing them...

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SmartestEnergy dispatch 37MW in the Balancing Mechanism

SmartestEnergy complete their first trade in the Balancing Mechanism.

Having been issued a Bid Offer Acceptance (BOA) by National Grid at 9:23AM on the 23rd October, the next generation energy company dispatched 37MW into this near real-time market, this dispatch lasted 30 minutes at an accepted offer price of £74/MWh.

With significant investment SmartestEnergy has enhanced its optimisation portfolio with the addition of the Balancing Mechanism (BM). They are one of the very few energy...

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SmartestEnergy Powers Inaugural London Green Film Festival

Today marks the launch of the London Green Film Festival, which is powered by 100% natural renewable electricity sourced by SmartestEnergy

The inaugural London Green Film Festival commences today at Regent’s Place, with the premier screening of ‘The Biggest Little Farm’ – a documentary that provides a blueprint for better living and a healthier planet.

The 10 day festival is fully powered by 100% natural renewable electricity sourced by SmartestEnergy; electricity which is backed by...

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New report reveals renewable projects could lose £15 per MWh due to regulatory changes

A new report issued today by SmartestEnergy forecasts that renewable projects could lose up to £15 per MWh by 2023 due to the combined impact of Ofgem’s proposed embedded benefit cuts and the Targeted Charging Review (TCR). The changing regulatory landscape could place future renewable investments at risk, but the energy industry is already demonstrating its resilience by finding ways to counteract this.

The report titled, The Future Energy Stack: Driving Value in an Uncertain Future, has been ...

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SmartestEnergy and Dual Energy announce enhanced commercial arrangement

Building confidence in supplier relationships and better serving businesses across the country

The challenges and opportunities presenting themselves in the energy industry today are vast. In order to stand out in the market, with an offering that builds confidence in supplier relationships and better serves businesses across the country, SmartestEnergy and Dual Energy are pleased to announce an enhanced commercial arrangement between the two parties.

The new arrangement builds on an existing ...

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SmartestEnergy wins Supplier of the Year 2018!

Last night we were very excited to pick up The Energy Award for Supplier of the Year at the Hilton Park Lane hotel. The judges praised us for our green thinking and commitment to transparency.

As we celebrate 10 years of our I&C Supply business, we are proud to win back the Supplier of the Year title since our previous win in 2012.

“This is a fantastic achievement to end a year of milestones for SmartestEnergy with record volumes and customer numbers for our supply business. The award...

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Suncredit Energy’s 4MW Gas Peaker project provides flexible low-carbon power to help balance the grid

Suncredit Energy has successfully completed the testing and commissioning of its 4MW gas to power peaking project near Doncaster, Rossington Power Limited. The project has been generating power since the initial testing phase and is now fully operational and optimised, to deliver secure decentralised power when it is needed most.  

The project, funded by Downing, has now transitioned from Suncredit’s construction team to its in-house asset management team who are working closely with...

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New Managed Flexibility product live for winter 18

The seasons change, the clocks go back and as winter beckons, we see the first major reductions to Triad payments kick in and further reform to imbalance pricing implemented. The need for asset optimisation services has never been stronger as SmartestEnergy launched their new Managed Flexibility product on Thursday 25th October.

That launch saw 6MW of flexible peak generation remotely dispatched through their online portal, to deliver power actively traded by SmartestEnergy in the energy spot...

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6,809 renewable projects now generate enough power for 8.4 million homes

Independent renewable capacity up by over 8% despite subsidy cuts

More than £227m was invested in 400 new independent renewable energy projects across Great Britain in 2017, the sixth annual Energy Entrepreneurs Report by SmartestEnergy reveals.

However, as renewable subsidies continue to fall away the pace of growth in the sector – which includes projects owned by developers, farmers, landowners and communities - was the lowest seen since the report was launched in 2012.

With the Renewable...

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