System Requirements

We currently only support Excel 2010, 2013, or 2016 running on a Windows PC. To run our Addin, you'll need:

  • Microsoft Windows 7, 8, 8.1 or 10,
  • Microsoft Excel 2010, 2013, or 2016, and
  • Local permissions to run signed ClickOnce installers.


Currently, our Excel Addin provides the following functionality:

  • Insert an Excel Worksheet containing the source-data and a chart timeseries available within our Web Platform.
  • Insert an update-able worksheet for each of your networks containing: your network's WACC allowance and your foretasted WACC allowance.
  • Our Cost-of-Debt Workbook.

Installation Steps

  • Close Excel if it's currently running on your PC.
  • Download the Excel Addin Installer: (You will need to be logged in)
  • Unzip into a folder. 
  • Double click setup.exe and click install.
  • Open Excel and look for the Bespoke Insights ribbon tab.
  • If you don't see the Bespoke Insights ribbon tab, you will have to manually enable the Addin (see below).

Manually Enabling the Addin

  • You can skip this section if the Bespoke Insights ribbon tab appears in Excel.
  • Open the Excel File menu
  • Click on the Options menu item at the bottom
  • Select the Add-Ins menu item on the left hand side
  • In the Manage drop-down select COM Add-Ins then hit the Go... button
  • Make sure the Bespoke Insights option is selected
  • Hit OK and you and should now see the Bespoke Insights tab on your ribbon.
  • If you don't see the Bespoke Insights option in the COM Add-Ins list then get in contact with our support team and we'll get you up and running.
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