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West Mercia Energy Launches Two New Frameworks

West Mercia Energy (WME), a publicly owned central purchasing body who specialises in energy procurement and management across the public sector, is proud to announce the successful awarding of two new energy frameworks.

The frameworks, procured in full compliance with Public Contract Regulations, cover the Flexible Supply of Electricity, and Water, Wastewater, and Ancillary Services.

Flexible Supply of Electricity Framework Awarded to npower Business Solutions

WME has awarded the “Flexible Supply of Electricity” Framework to npower Business Solutions, a renowned supplier in the public sector energy market.

This new framework will enable WME to continue to support the ever-changing needs of their customer base, as they look to revolutionise public sector energy procurement towards a net-zero future.

The flexible framework provides a simple and compliant route to market and is available for any public body to access. It can be used to facilitate the flexible procurement and supply of electricity to Half Hourly metered, Non-Half Hourly metered and Unmetered supplies.

As well as benefiting from defined quality standards supported by robust KPIs, the framework covers a wide range of additional areas including net-zero products and solutions, and social value.

The procurement of this framework is the culmination of many months of detailed planning and delivery by the team at WME who were delighted to get the contract over the line this week.

Sarah Middleton, Public Sector Channel Head, nBS added “We are thrilled to welcome WME and members back to the nBS fold. The team are keen to share our substantial public sector experience to support WME’s environmental, economic and social objectives”.

The framework will run from 01.04.24 – 31.03.2028 is now available for access by any public sector organisation.

Water, Wastewater, and Ancillary Services Framework Awarded to Wave

In a parallel development, West Mercia Energy is pleased to announce the awarding of the Water, Wastewater, and Ancillary Services framework to national water retailer, Wave.

The latest Water framework will provide West Mercia Energy’s clients with a quick, simple and compliant route to market, delivering quality of service, competitive prices, and a commitment to supporting clients with their water efficiency targets.

This partnership underscores WME’s dedication to helping the public sector to manage their water resources efficiently and sustainably.

On the award of the new frameworks, Nigel Evans, WME’s Managing Director commented, “We are delighted to get these new frameworks in place and open to the public sector to access. We are pleased with the outcomes and look forward to working in partnership with nBS and Wave to deliver forward thinking, innovative solutions to our customers”.

About West Mercia Energy

West Mercia Energy is a leading public purchasing organisation with over 30 years’ experience of successfully managing energy contracts for the public sector through a range of PCR compliant energy frameworks.

WME’s customers include Local Authorities, Town & District Councils, Blue Light Services, NHS, Charities and Education settings for whom they deliver energy procurement strategies to suit all risk appetites and offer both fully managed and procurement only service levels. To learn more about West Mercia Energy and their extensive list of energy frameworks, please visit

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