SSE Business Energy has announced today the launch of their new Foresight online energy trading portal, supported by VuePoint Solutions’ Energy Risk VuePoint service.
Foresight will enable SSE’s business customers and TPIs with flexible power and gas contracts to both buy energy more efficiently and to better manage their positions. Whilst trading must be conducted during normal market opening hours, Foresight is available round the clock. The platform enables customers to access live position data, easy to use intuitive reports, price triggers and a ‘what if’ visualisation tool.
Commenting on this announcement, Mark Keeling, Sales Director said: “Foresight is a fantastic addition to the market leading service SSE offer our customers. Constantly evolving and meeting the precise needs of our customer’s has been the prime focus of SSE and the Business Energy team. Our fully flexible contracts allow our customers to buy energy in increments, at times that suit them ahead of or during the contract period. Ultimately, our Foresight service allows us to better support these customers by enabling them to buy their power and gas within a single online tool.”
Mark Taylor, MD of VuePoint Solutions, provider of the Energy Risk VuePoint service, said: “Energy Risk VuePoint fundamentally changes the way in which users can purchase their energy and manage their risks. The SSE Foresight service is an exciting new service for the SSE Business Energy customers which will provide online visibility of their position, alongside live prices, enabling customers to immediately assess the impact of any purchasing decision before they actually make that purchase online. Our services already incorporate advanced modelling techniques and leading edge technologies, and we will be delivering additional capabilities using Blockchain and AI over the coming months. It is wonderful to be working with another organisation who have recognised the need for change and the desire to deliver it.”
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SSE Business Energy supplies c550,000 businesses with electricity and gas, offering a wide range of energy contract solutions including fixed and flexible contracts.
The Business Energy team serves a broad and diverse range of clients from micro businesses to large national corporates. All customers are supported by UK based service teams providing support tailored to each business’s scale and scope. Our depth of industry knowledge means we are uniquely positioned to help businesses by providing advice and the tools needed to manage their energy usage and take more control of their energy spend. SSE plc is one of the UK’s leading energy companies, involved in the generation, distribution and supply of electricity and in the extraction, storage, distribution and supply of gas.
VuePoint Solutions is an energy sector specialist software and services provider based in Andover, UK.
VuePoint Solutions deliver market leading applications designed to fundamentally change the way in which users can purchase their energy and manage their risks. They deliver sophisticated applications to meet the ever changing needs of the Energy Sector. Their services already incorporate advanced modelling techniques and leading edge technologies and will be delivering additional capabilities using Blockchain and AI over the coming months. As well as our market leading Power and Gas market decision support service, Market VuePoint, they provide Energy Risk VuePoint which is used by Suppliers, Energy Consultants and Major Energy Users to manage their energy management and procurement. We also support our customers with specialist data modelling capabilities, such as the unique Triad service. For more information on how VuePoint please visit www.vpsl.co.uk
For more information concerning this press release please contact:
SSE Business Energy
0345 076 0530
07824 339 747
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