Opus Energy Wins Supply Contract With Leading UK Retailer, John
on: August 5, 2009, 7:02 am
Author: Opus Energy
John Lewis deal part of £20m new customer growth for Opus
Opus Energy, a leading independent electricity supplier to
UK businesses, today announced a host of new supply agreements
with leading UK corporates including John Lewis, White Stuff,
DPD and Heritage Great Britain.
Energy, a leading independent electricity supplier to UK businesses,
today announced a host of new supply agreements with leading UK
corporates including John Lewis, White Stuff, DPD and Heritage
customer wins form part of an additional £20m of new agreements,
contracted by Opus Corporate Solutions in the last six months.
Energy will supply 123 sites for one of Britain’s best
loved retailers, John Lewis, in a two year deal worth £3.6m.
Wright, Corporate Energy and Environment Manager at John Lewis
said: “We look forward to forging a partnership with Opus
Energy. As a dynamic company we need our suppliers to respond
efficiently to our business’ needs. Opus
Energy listened closely to our requirements during the tender
process and offered a bespoke service at a competitive price.”
James, Commercial Director and head of Opus Corporate Solutions
for Opus Energy
said, “We are delighted to be working with a number of high-profile
UK corporates, including one of Britain’s best loved brands,
John Lewis. These are important customer wins for Opus
Energy and support our position as a leading provider in the
energy retail industry. As the majority of our business is won
off the back of our reputation and service delivery, our recent
successes are a great testament to Opus
Energy’s dedication to providing a first class package.”
Corporate Solutions provided a bespoke, tailored tendering solution
for the John Lewis Partnership Plc, collating its non half hourly
sites into one simplified response. In addition, John Lewis will
benefit from an Opus
Energy tailored billing solution and levy-exempt renewable
flexible processes also appealed to John Lewis as Opus
Energy were able to start supplying the retailer with electricity
in a shorter time than standard industry practices.
in 2002, Opus
Energy has grown to supply over 50,000 sites across the UK
and is now an established electricity provider to large corporates.
Opus Corporate Solutions has demonstrated that through dedicated
resources and innovative solutions it continues to succeed in
winning and retaining large corporate customers.
Opus Corporate Solutions provides
a tailored service for each customer, this includes:
Levy exempt electricity supply as standard, as 60 per cent of
supply comes from cleaner sources*
• Free Smart Meters** offered
to Opus Energy customers
• A dedicated Opus Energy
account manager and online account support platform
• Flexible, accurate timely
The Opus Evolution
platform which is a flexible purchasing solution that gives customers
access to wholesale energy prices
Energy is a leading independent supplier of electricity to UK
businesses. With offices in Northampton and Oxford, Opus Energy
employs over 200 people.
Energy supplies over 50,000 UK business sites across all sectors.
Large customers include: Stagecoach, Thorntons, Farmfoods, FirstGroup,
Cumbria County Council and John Lewis.
most recent data shows that, between April 2006 and March 2008,
over 60 per cent of the energy supplied by Opus
Energy to its customers came from cleaner, low-carbon sources
– 54 per cent from renewable generators and 8 per cent from
cleaner Combined Heat and Power (CHP) produced by CHP generators.
These CHP generators have been awarded accreditation by the regulator,
Ofgem, for producing cleaner, more environmentally friendly power.
Energy’s management team has a 50 per cent stake in the
business, while International Power Plc (LSE:IPR.L) holds 30 per
cent and Telecom Plus Plc (LSE: TEP.L ) has 20 per cent.
further information about Opus
Energy, please see www.opusenergy.com
** Subject to availability and standard Terms and Conditions of
installation and supply. This offer is only available to business
customers supplied by Opus Energy Limited and is subject to contractual
acceptance by Opus Energy and our metering partners. This offer
is limited to a maximum of 10 meters per customer and is restricted
to sites being used for commercial use which consume over 12,000
kwhs per annum.
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