As a champion of renewable generators since 2001, we have built longstanding relationships with those at the forefront of asset finance, development and operation.
All of our current export contracts combine to result in an impressive capacity, which isn’t far off of the entire installed capacity of Great Britain in the 1920s (1924: 3.72GW)!
Based on our expected annual volume, we will be powering a vast number of businesses, which if equated to something we can all relate to – our homes – means we’d be able to power a large number of households!
“The five hydropower schemes constructed across Atholl Estate, not only help power Blair Castle, which is a popular tourist destination, but provide a vital revenue stream to help with the day-to-day upkeep of the vast 145,000 acre estate. During construction, we were careful to respect local communities and wildlife, which meant adapting routes to protect otter families and efforts to reduce visual impacts. Now during operation, we continue to refine our energy management of the five schemes.” – Andrew Bruce Wootton, Chief Executive, Atholl Estate
“The blustery weather conditions that frustrate our local farming and tourism sectors are ideal for the production of renewable electricity. With high performing wind turbines, which can achieve annual capacity factors of up to 55%, we continue to successfully repay our non-recourse loan and equity investors, while giving back to the local Ardrishaig Community Trust, which owns a one twelfth share in the Allt Dearg Wind Farm. In the future, we will leverage flexible PPA contracts to participate more actively in the wholesale energy market.” – James Lithgow, Director, Allt Dearg Wind Farm
“SmartestEnergy’s Managed Flexibility service ensures that we are making the most of our flexible generation capacity, as well as contributing to security of supply for the UK. The asset optimisation team worked with us to deliver an optimisation strategy that focused on monetising our peakers across multiple revenue opportunities. We were impressed by the technology platform and how it enables SmartestEnergy’s trading and markets team to match assets with opportunities in the market.” – Jon Crouch, Head of Commercial Development, Infinis
“In the initial stages, SmartestEnergy played a key role in testing and validating the systems and software as well as providing ongoing support for optimisation of the storage…Their input on pricing has also helped us better schedule the storage and enable greater understanding of the energy-related costs and revenues of storage which is an area where there are gaps in knowledge across the industry.” – Panagiotis Papadopoulos, Innovation Engineer and Project Manager, UK Power Networks
Learn more about our contracts with generators, green gas producers and those harnessing flexibility by exploring some of our customer stories below.
Existing customers can find day-to-day contract information online and reach out to our customer service team directly