BWG and Electric Ireland enter retailer energy supply contract
Electric Ireland and BWG have secured a major contract that will see the energy provider power more than 1,000 retailers across Ireland, including Spar, Mace, Eurospar, XL and Londis.
24 January 2020
Electric Ireland has announced a landmark contract with BWG Foods, through which it will supply electricity to more than 1,100 retailers across Ireland. The deal, which extends to March 2022, will encompass BWG’s retail brands, including Spar, Mace, Eurospar, XL and Londis, as well as BWG Foods’ 240,000sq ft National Distribution Centre in Kilcarbery, Dublin.
The total volume of energy supplied is estimated to be approximately 170 million kilowatt-hours.
Dermot McArdle, head of business markets at Electric Ireland, said the agreement recognises Electric Ireland’s versatility and ability to manage large contracts. “Electric Ireland is fully committed to providing customers with the most relevant, affordable and flexible energy solutions across electricity and gas,” he said.
Willie O’Byrne, managing director, BWG Foods said that Electric Ireland was chosen due to its track record in delivering energy services for retail outlets across Ireland. “A contract of this size,” he said, “across our five flagship convenience stores, demonstrates our confidence in the advice and innovative services that Electric Ireland provides.”