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 […]

New Version Released

Posted on: 20th July 2020

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

Improve User Engagement

Posted on: 13th July 2020

To increase user engagement in energy efficiency and sustainability, OPTIMA allows organisations to easily leverage the value of their energy and water data by sharing reports and dashboards with stakeholders.  Visualizer provides valuable insights into your data, with rich content dashboards and reports for all energy consumption, costs, carbon emissions and sustainability reporting.   Having […]

Targeted Charging Review

Posted on: 9th July 2020

Following a request from National Grid ESO, Ofgem have announced a 12 month delay in the implementation of the Transmission Demand Residual charges element of the Targeted Charging Review (TCR) from April 2021 to April 2022, citing “an increasing view in industry that the timeline for implementing the TDR reforms contains significant risks, and there […]

New Starter

Posted on: 3rd July 2020

This week we welcomed Rory Ingham to Optima. Rory has a wealth of experience in the industry joins as our new Business Development Manager.

Emissions Reporting

Posted on: 29th June 2020

Optima Energy Cloud now has a new Emissions module to help you calculate all your Scope 1, 2 & 3 Carbon Reporting including SECR. Get in touch now for a free demonstration

New Version Released

Posted on: 19th June 2020

The latest version of our Optima Energy Cloud and Visualizer platform was released this week. Get in touch now for a demonstration of how you can build stunning dashboards and reports to help your business understand your energy data.

Enquiries boost for Optima Energy as organisations seek to bolster energy data security

Posted on: 27th January 2020

Optima Energy, a leading developer and provider of advanced energy management software, has seen a leap in the number of enquiries it is receiving as organisations seek to bolster their energy data systems. Optima says the growing threat of cyber-attacks is the number one reason more companies are seeking to invest in advanced software to […]

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