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Finalists at the Energy Live Personality Awards

November 2018

BrightSourced are thrilled that our colleague Debbie Postill has been shortlisted as a finalist for Female Rising star and Female Energy Manager of the year at the prestigious Energy Live Personality Awards 2018. 

Well Done Debbie!

Will Brexit be the death of ESOS?

November 2018

With the UK government currently negotiating our Brexit withdrawal, many people are asking how it may affect ESOS. Although it is currently preserved in UK law, there is no concrete evidence to say it will remain should we leave the EU, so if it’s set to become superfluous should we even bother complying?

SME Utility Cost Comparison Platform

October 2018

Our platform allows you to compare live quotes in real time, accept the prices found on the platform and switch all in one transaction, with NO time-consuming verification phone calls. It’s quick, FREE, easy to use, and fits around your needs, taking away any hassle.

BrightSourced Energy - reduces Orchard Valley Foods Group's Electricity Bills by 56%

September 2018

OVF were experiencing inflated electricity bills and wanted to reduce their electricity costs as well as their overall energy consumption. BrightSourced Energy helped achieve 56% savings on previous costs. 

BrightSourced - Maximising returns in procurement at the H&C Expo

August 2018

BrightSourced is a one stop shop for procurement consultancy with the addition of a dedicated energy division. Having worked with some of the biggest names in the hotel and catering industry, they were approached to exhibit at the H&C Expo to meet with professionals within the field.

Strength in numbers: Bank Brokers and BrightSourced join forces to help cut costs for hospitality.

June 2018

A new commercial partnership between cost reduction service Bank Brokers and procurement company BrightSourced will help hospitality and catering companies save costs across all areas to make them more robust.

In July 2017, BrightSourced acquired BrightSourced Energy, formerly known as Utility Forum

August 2017

BrightSourced Energy has given BrightSourced the ability to offer our clients, both old and new, utility procurement as well as eProcurement and are proud to extend the same level of proficiency.

Industry news

Aquaflow Utilities enters into liquidation

April 2019

Ofwat has worked with market operator, MOSL, to switch the affected customers, who should receive information from the newly appointed company although they are not tied 

Bristol, OVO and TOTO Energy raise prices

March 2019

All the Big 6 suppliers – as well as smaller companies, have raised prices. Customers are being advised to shop around for the best deal on the market.

Electricity switching hit record levels in 2018

January 2019

More than 5.8 million – or one in five – customers moved to a different power supplier last year to ensure they are on the best energy tariff, whether that be on price, service or green considerations. 

Northumbrian Water set to power treatment works with battery storage technology

December 2018

Northumbrian Water has unveiled plans to install battery storage systems made using end-of-life electric vehicle (EV) batteries at several of its water treatment works.

Gove: Water companies need to 'raise the bar' to tackle leaks

August 2018

Water companies have agreed to “do more” to adapt and prepare for changing weather patterns as the environment secretary challenged them to “raise the bar” to tackle leakage.

Energy-generating building materials backed by £36m Government funding

September 2018

The UK government will spend more than £36m on new technology that will enable building materials to generate, store and release clean energy that could cut energy bills. 

Smart meter rollout costs £1bn higher than expected in 2016

July 2018

A study on the smart meter programme by the British Infrastructure Group of Parliamentarians, finds delays and cost increases have pushed up the rollout costs by £1bn higher than anticipated in 2016.

Big leap in corporate clean energy purchased in 2018, research shows

August 2018

The business community has set a new record for levels of procurement in clean energy in 2018, research from Bloomberg New Energy Finance has revealed. 

Pioneering 'liquid air' project can help store excess electricity

June 2018

A pioneering project in north-west England will turn air into liquid for energy storage to help electricity grids cope with a growing amount of wind and solar power.

Subsidy-free solar powers UK's renewable energy attractiveness

May 2018

Despite a large drop in renewable energy investment in 2017, the UK has climbed three places in a ranking of the world’s most attractive renewable energy markets for investors, thanks to a move towards subsidy-free solar PV.

One-fifth of commercial energy efficiency standards drop ahead of MEES deadline

February 2018

Energy efficiency standards have fallen in almost one-fifth of commercial properties ahead of major new legislation arriving in April.

Report: Majority of UK SMEs struggling to embed sustainability

February 2018

Almost three-quarters of UK SMEs are struggling to embed sustainability practices, citing costs issues and unfavourable government policies as major stumbling blocks.