Anesco Ltd., A Cleantech 100 Co. and Smartcool Progress Their Sustainable Technology and Energy Partnership

Wednesday, 20 September 2017     

The UK’s leading energy efficiency solutions provider and Sunday Times Fast Track 100 company, Anesco Ltd, have strengthened their No1 position in the UK by partnering with Smartcool to deliver further energy saving solutions.

Vancouver, B.C. September 20, 2017, Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSXV: SSC OTC: SSCFF) is pleased to announce that the company has successfully partnered with Cleantech 100 giant, Anesco Ltd. This will allow Anesco to deliver significant energy savings through Smartcool solutions into new UK business along with their significant multi-site client base.

This direct partnership between Smartcool and Anesco will enable both to deliver significant much needed energy reduction programmes into existing single and multi site clients. Smartcool’s ability to deliver solutions that can be scaled across multiple sites, also fits with Anesco’s appetite to support UK customers energy reduction needs. We intend to implement energy and cost reduction strategies, reduce carbon emissions, improve building performance and reduce operational costs. A funding option will also enable clients to realise this opportunity without the usual capital expenditure restrictions.

Nick Weedon, Smartcool’s National Sales Manager responsible for the Anesco account. said "This is a significant step for both Smartcool and Anesco, I’m delighted to be able to partner with one of the top 100 cleantech companies in the world in the development of projects that will result in more energy efficient buildings and an on-going programme to support energy and sustainability reductions, that will also significantly help to reduce carbon emissions". "Working with the Anesco team has already been a pleasure, we are currently working on a number of collaborative projects. I look forward to a mutually beneficial partnership and to accomplish our multiple goals".

Anesco, a Reading, UK based business, has successfully maintained a presence in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 for 5 consecutive years, topping it in 2013 and 2014, a feat only achieved some 18 years previously. Sir Richard Branson congratulated Anesco in 2015 when they collected their award from Sir Richard at his Oxfordshire home. In 2017 Anesco were also named for the fourth year running, amongst 9,900 companies from 77 countries, in the cleantech 100 listings. Being first to bring innovative technologies and models to the UK energy efficient market has played a key role in their success.

About Anesco Ltd
Anesco were founded in 2010 and were born out of SSE who are one of the UK’s leading energy suppliers. Anesco employs around 150 permanent members of staff and up to 600 contractors at any one time. With reported revenue of £213.7m and an operating profit of £24.6m in 2016 it has ensured their continued stay in The Sunday Times Fast Track 100, toping it twice in 2013 and 2014. Their continued success has seen them collect multiple national awards in the energy efficiency market place.

Reading-based Anesco are a global leader in renewable energy and is recognized as one of the top 100 Cleantech companies in the world. Its specialist team works with a range of clients managing the funding, development, operation and maintenance of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. Anesco introduces commercial models that enable customers to deploy new technology, optimise their energy usage and save money, while tackling carbon emissions. To date the technologies the company has deployed and managed are generating over 1GW of renewable energy.

Anesco installs and maintains renewable energy equipment such as solar panels and heat pumps for homeowners, local authorities and businesses. Demand was boosted by government subsidies that have since been cut, but Anesco have been quick to diversify into other areas.

Anesco have designed and built 101 ground mount solar farms which generate over 480MW of renewable energy, their in-house renewables monitoring service now monitors over 21,500 renewable assets, which together generate 700MW of energy, have raised 350,000 people out of fuel poverty, connected energy storage units totaling 19MW and by 2018 the target is to exceed 185MW and have saved 1.25 million tonnes of CO2 thanks to the energy saving measures they’ve deployed and managed.

About Smartcool
Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX-V: SSC OTC: SSCFF) provides cutting edge energy efficient and energy cost reduction solutions for businesses around the world. The ECO3 and ESM are Smartcool’s unique retrofit technologies that reduce the energy consumption of compressors in air conditioning, refrigeration and heat pump systems by up to 40%, giving customers a return on investment in as little as 12 months.

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