Energy and telecoms provider, Axis for Business and utility supply division of Smarta Environment, Smart Water, are the latest two firms to apply for a water supply and sewerage licence.
Both companies are seeking retail authorisations in water and sewerage. Smart’s application includes restricted retail – a licence to use the supply system of a water company operating wholly or mainly in Wales to supply the eligible premises of its customers.
Hull-based Axis for Business the trading name for Axis Telecoms “sees water as a natural fit to its portfolio, which will enable it to be a one stop shop for SME telecoms and utility services.”
Smarta, headquartered in Durham, said it was “committed to provide a high quality consistent level of customer service, underpinned by a competitive pricing strategy with an innovative approach to increasing efficiency, improving sustainability and reducing the costs to and for our customers.”