Our Partners

Customer Debt is a significant problem for all energy suppliers in both the domestic and I&C sectors. With ever tighter margins keeping debt to a minimum is a business critical requirement for all suppliers. Four experienced industry players have joined forces to offer a one stop shop for debt management and metering.


Through a single contract you can have all of your debt management and metering needs provided. The partnership has been brought together by Tim Cantle-Jones of Smart Grid and Gary Morrow of Blackthorne Utilities.


Fulcrum PLC

  • Fulcrum is a leading provider of energy connections and related utility infrastructure.

  • UK PLC with 300+ employees, £50m + turnover

  • Meter Asset Manager (MAM) and Meter Operator (MOP)

  • Nationwide coverage for metering installation and exchange

  • Hassle free project management of all aspects of meter install, exchange and isolation

Blackthorne Utilities

  • Operating in the Utilities Sector since 2002.

  • Covering all areas of UK from a Sheffield HQ.

  • Provide comprehensive debt management solutions including ;credit-control; meter reading and data collection; warrant services and litigation.

  • ISO 9001 accredited.

  • Highly trained team fully conversant in all legal and regulatory requirements.


Global - 365

  • Technology business offering energy suppliers innovative and cost effective billing and debt management solutions.

  • Smart Prepay, offers a range of features which will deliver reduced overheads and risk for energy suppliers. combined with a range of convenient payment methods.

  • Fund splitting-whereby part of each top up can be used to make payments against historic debt.

  • Auto Top Up-System can top up to any agreed amount via debit or credit account.

  • Smart Prepay is fully compliant with all SMETS 2 installations.

Smart Grid

  • Based in Newcastle upon Tyne offering project management solutions to the Energy/Utilities sector.

  • Project co-ordination and financing.

  • Logistics management, including scheduling and back office support.

  • Government and Industry insights.

  • Smart Grid provide the “glue” to ensure the partnership operates as a single entity.