Valda Energy – Supplier Guide 2021

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Company Overview

Valda Energy is a UK based electricity and gas supplier. Starting operations in 2019, Valda Energy supplies energy to small and medium-sized businesses across the UK. Their team of experts has over 20 years of experience in the energy sector. With success in the industry, Valda Energy understands how businesses want their gas and electricity supplied.

With 100% renewable electricity, Valda Energy is taking steps to lower carbon emissions across the business. They prioritise paperless communications through their paperless e-billing process. This not only is a sustainable solution but makes the company security better, decreasing risks of mail fraud.

 Valda Energy advertises to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive prices – Fair and competitive prices, rewarding customer loyalty and just one simple tariff.
  • Service – UK based call centre with numerous ways to get in touch, such as; phone, email or website LiveChat.
  • Confidence – Ofgem regulated energy specialists with confidence in their prices, products and promises.
  • Control – Customers have control with transparent communication, clear billing and explanations.

Who is the CEO of Valda Energy

Steve James is the CEO of Valda Energy. He became the chief executive officer in April 2019.

Where Are Valda Energy Based In The UK?

Valda Energy is based in Bicester in the UK. Their headquarters address is:

Unit 11,
Talisman Business Centre,|
Talisman Road,
OX26 6HR

Valda Energy Products and Services

Valda Energy currently offers commercial gas and electricity tariffs to UK businesses. They also offer the following products and services.

Valda SmartChoice

SmartChoice is Valda Energy’s unique product which allows customers to gain competitive market prices, no matter what their credit score is.

Smart Meters

Valda Energy only installs SMETS2 meters, the latest, safest smart meter available. This comes with no installation or maintenance costs to Valda customers.

  • Contract renewals
  • Moving premises contracts
  • New connections

Valda Energy Fuel Mix 2019/20

Below is a table for Valda Energy’s fuel mix for 2020. In comparison with the UK average for fuel mixes, Valda Energy has a much greener supply, with 100% of their electricity coming from renewable sources. The UK government is planning to become net-zero by 2050, so we may see more energy suppliers increasing their renewable percentage, just like Valda Energy have already done.

% of Total
Electricity that has been sourced from the following fuels:Electricity supplied by
 Valda Energy
Average for UK
 (for comparison)
Natural Gas0.0%39.4%

What Is Valda Energy’s Carbon Emissions?

Valda Energy has one of the greenest carbon emissions out of all UK energy suppliers. Their CO2 emissions and radioactive waste for electricity is none, compared to the average UK levels this is assuring that they are doing their part to reach the UK target of becoming net-zero by 2050.

Environmental ImpactElectricity supplied by
 Valda Energy
Average for UK
 (for comparison)
CO2 emissions0 g/kWh205 g/kWh
Radioactive waste0.00000 g/kWh0.00116 g/kWh

Valda Energy Board of Directors and Notable Staff

Steve James – Chief Executive Officer

Steve James became chief executive officer of Valda Energy in April 2019. He has extensive experience in the energy industry, having spent over 15 years at Opus Energy as director. His role as director at Opus Energy involved overseeing the implementation and establishment of new products. Steve James has more than 20 years of experience in business management, especially in the B2B retail sector of the gas and electricity industry


Michelle Coull – Director Of Business Development

Michelle Coull became director of business development at Valda Energy in September 2019. Michelle Coull has over 12 years of experience in the energy sector, spending the majority of this time at Opus Energy. Roles at Opus Energy included; business development director, head of SME business development and business development coordinator. Michelle Coull earnt a bachelor’s degree in business studies at Leeds Beckett University.


David Soper – Commercial Director

Starting at Valda Energy in April 2019, David Soper is the commercial director at the energy company. David Soper has over 15 years of experience in the energy sector, with the majority of his time spent at Opus Energy. His roles at Opus Energy included; head of business performance, head of commercial risk, pricing manager, senior analyst and pricing analyst.


Adrian Brent – Chief Financial Officer

Adrian Brent also joined the Valda Energy team in April 2019. Previous experience in the energy industry includes roles at Opus Energy, including; financial controller, financial reporting and planning manager and financial planning manager. Other experience includes commercial analyst at Unipart Automotive. He earnt a bachelor of science, accounting and finance with economics at Oxford Brookes University.


Emma Russell – Marketing Manager

Having joined Valda Energy as marketing manager in August 2019, Emma Russell has extensive experience in the marketing industry. Previous recent roles include; brand marketing manager at Travis Perkins, group marketing business partner at Activate Learning and marketing with AXA ICAS International. Emma Russell studied at De Montfort University.


Daljeet Kaur – Operations Director

Daljeet Kaur became a member of Valda Energy in July 2019 as operations manager. He also has experience with Opus Energy, having spent 3 years at the energy firm. His roles at Opus Energy included; head of business services, head of the customer experience and customer relationship manager. Daljeet also spent almost 2 years at The White Company as head of customer. He studied at the Open University.


Andy Dayus – Renewables Director

Andy Dayus started with Valda Energy in July 2019. He also has previous experience in the energy sector with Opus Energy. He spent over 16 years as head of renewables at Opus Energy and is now the renewables director with Valda Energy. He studied at Cardiff University.


Does Valda Energy Have An App?

Yes, Valda Energy offers the ability to have control over your energy through the Valda Energy app.

The Valda Energy app gives you access to your energy account at all times, allowing you to do the following:

  • Make payments towards your energy bills.
  • Top up energy balances.
  • Monitor energy usage.
  • View previous payments.
  • Downloadable monthly statements.
  • Manage all accounts in one place.
  • Customer Service support and live chat.

Valda Energy Social Media and Contact Information

Customer services contact:

0330 390 4510

8am-6pm, Monday to Friday.

Payment team contact:

01869 717200

8am-6pm, Monday to Friday.