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Essent introduces fast charging station for smartphones and tablets

24 March 2014

In the pub at the bar, in between lessons at school, whilst shopping or waiting at the doctor's surgery. Anywhere where, if you have to wait for a while, you very soon have your smartphone in your hand. To quickly use Whatsapp, to post a photo on Facebook or to scan the news. The last thing you need at that moment is an empty battery. Essent has found a way around it. The Dutch utility company is launching a fast charging station for smartphones and tablets. A solution which enables you to quickly recharge in shops, cafés, supermarkets and other public establishments.

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Essent Customer Service is pioneering with Whatsapp

07 July 2014

Essent’s customer service can now also be contacted through Whatsapp. Customers can put questions to staff at the utility company during office hours using this popular messaging service. Initially this is a pilot project which will last for two months. Essent is the first large company in the Netherlands to use this channel for services to customers.  

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Essent releases app for smart meter: live insight in energy consumption and costs

04 July 2014

Essent has developed an app which enables households with a smart meter to gain real time insight in their energy consumption and costs. With the free app consumers can easily check how much energy they consume at the time via their smartphone or tablet. They can also see how much energy they consume per day, week, month and year, how much it costs and compare with past periods.

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