New Starter – Liam Stapleton

Posted on: 23rd September 2020

This week we welcomed Liam Stapleton to Optima. Liam will be joining our Site Reliability Engineer team as part of our ongoing commitment to continually improving our internal infrastructure and processes.

Customer Excellence Award Winner

Posted on: 18th September 2020

We were delighted this week to find out that Optima has won at the 2020 Infor Customer Excellence Awards. The award is testament to the hard work over the past five years embedding Visualizer as the industry leader in data analytics. See Visualizer in action here, or get in touch for a demonstration.

New Version Released

Posted on: 16th September 2020

The latest version of Optima Energy Cloud has been released! Get in touch now for a demonstration.

Data Quality and Why it Matters

Posted on: 2nd September 2020

Many businesses don’t validate the quality or accuracy of their utility invoices and meter data, trusting that their suppliers or data collectors data is correct and don’t make mistakes.  Yet, as a direct result of the opportunity to change suppliers, data integrity is often compromised as new suppliers seldom have historic data as a reference […]

New Version Released

Posted on: 2nd September 2020

The latest version of Optima has been released! Get in touch now for a demonstration.

Cyber Essentials Plus

Posted on: 25th August 2020

We are delighted to announce that Optima have passed our Cyber Essentials Plus security audit for a further year. Security is part of the culture at Optima and we take it very seriously.  Along with ISO 27001:2013, this is one of the benchmark security standards that are essential to demonstrate compliance and good governance when managing data for […]

A Guide to Tenant Utility Billing

Posted on: 18th August 2020

Many commercial landlords and their tenants are facing new and unique challenges amidst the Covid-19 lockdown, with rising insolvencies and a shift in working behaviour which could be here to stay for many industries. As landlords and managing agents seek to recover costs their tenants may also be challenging costs in order to drive efficiencies, […]

Time to tighten the taps on water retailers

Posted on: 3rd August 2020

Since the business water retail market was deregulated in April 2017 many water consumers are still struggling to receive accurate invoices. Jesse Fox, Operations Manager of Optima Energy Systems explained that “businesses consuming water at multiple sites spread across the country face many challenges when it comes to understanding and validating their invoices, leading to […]

Dashboard of the Week – Half Hourly Cost Breakdown

Posted on: 31st July 2020

Whilst non-commodity charges can now make up between 45% and 60% of a business consumers electricity costs, the breakdown of this is not always clear.  Optima’s Visualizer Dashboards provide full transparency of all pass through costs down to half hourly resolution, for your entire portfolio or individual meters.  This is particularly relevant for DUoS time […]

Energy Technology List

Posted on: 21st July 2020

The UK Government is currently consulting on an update of the Energy Technology List. Optima has submitted evidence to the Government both directly as Optima and as part of ESTA, the Energy Services and Technology Association. Currently only software installed on site is approved under the scheme and our main recommendation is that this should […]

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Established in 1988 originally as a partnership and incorporated in 1991, Optima develop and support advanced software for managing and analysing energy data for some of the largest energy users and consultants in the UK.

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