We excel in providing custom developed solutions to the energy and utilities sector and have a strong track record of doing so. With our experience in this field we have developed a deep insight to empower the sector with solutions for suppliers, data collectors and aggregators, and at the interface level with retail and B2B consumers. 

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Software development partner for energy and utilities

Ballard Chalmers is a trusted software development partner to the energy sector, providing solutions to organisations such as Ovo Energy, Energy Saving Trust, BP, Unimac, Energy & Carbon Management, Ceres Power and more.

For clients in this sector we develop software on-premises and in the cloud in .NET and Azure, SQL Server, SharePoint, BizTalk Server and Xamarin.

Our knowledge of the energy and utilities market enables us to provide the particular expertise required to both improve management and service offerings in both consumer and B2B markets.

Our experts can deliver Microsoft enterprise applications for your organisation, customise software so that it performs more in line business objectives, integrate systems, modernise legacy applications, migrate you to the cloud and more. With our core services and expertise, we have great flexibility to work with you across any point of the development lifecycle.

We design, develop, implement and support solutions for energy market clients, including the following areas:

  • Smart Grid/Smart Metering data collection and aggregation systems
  • Customer Relations data integration
  • Metering data analysis and reporting for HH and NHH markets
  • Increased speed of processing of aggregation data
  • Real Time data analysis and reporting feedback systems
  • GenTrack and Utilisoft data integration or system extensions or replacement
  • Complete settlement systems
  • Invoice validation
  • Automated tendering systems
  • Direct Debit adjustment and refunds for consumer market
  • Direct Debit bulk readjustments
  • Disputed read and Change of Tenancy handling systems
  • Parsing Engine development.

Client stories


OVO Energy

Fully Automated Custom Software

A bespoke system - designed, developed and integrated by Ballard Chalmers - for monitoring and billing


Stark Software

Custom Application Development

Highly complex middleware to interface M&T software to the electricity data network

Thanks for your support… We are looking at moving more applications to Microsoft technology and we view you as our Microsoft Partner of choice for future work.


IT Project Manager, Energy Saving Trust

Why Ballard Chalmers

Heritage:We were established in 2005, though our heritage is much longer. We have over 30 years’ experience delivering in software development, particularly to the energy and utilities sector.

Expertise:As software engineers we are technical problem solvers. This is what we do.

Microsoft Gold Partners:Only the top 5% of Microsoft Partners have attained Microsoft competencies and Gold demonstrates best-in-class capability. We have met extensive technology requirements and demonstrated expertise through rigorous exams.

Trust:We are already the trusted development partners to many in the energy and utilities industry and have over a 90% client retention rate.

Meet The Team

With well-seasoned experts at the helm, Ballard Chalmers are the experts you can rely on for your custom software development. Learn more about our team here, or call 01342 410223 to talk to us. 

Meet The Team


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