Direct Budget Management

Expert support from the Optimisation Desk team to set up and operate your flexible energy contract


Many businesses recognise the potential benefits of buying or selling on a flexible contract – spreading trading decisions over multiple transactions throughout each contract period – but that making the transition can be daunting, and requires specialist knowledge and resource.

That’s why we have developed a three-tiered energy-transacting solution for customers who feel they’d welcome more support.

  • 1 Silver
    Developed to help you understand your own company’s risk profile and market conditions so that we can then work with you to develop a bespoke hedging strategy.
  • 2 Gold
    Allows you to have a risk management strategy set within an agreed budget while allowing you the freedom of securing your energy prices directly, with our support through weekly strategy calls and Value At Risk analysis.
  • 3 Platinum
    A fully-supported solution, providing a risk management hedging strategy, budget management, daily Value At Risk analysis plus the benefit of npower securing energy prices on your behalf.


  • Access to a market specialist to help you understand the flexible purchasing process, and who can transact on your behalf if required
  • Peace of mind from a comprehensive strategy with full support
  • A pre-agreed hedging strategy to help you operate within a set budget
  • Full pricing transparency
  • Tap into market intelligence as required
  • Get as involved as much – or as little – as you wish

Budget tool

Forecast your future energy costs, including non-commodity elements, up to ten years in advance


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