EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Planet-U Energy

Planet-U Energy

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Leeds; West Yorkshire; Yorkshire and the Humber
Location of affected unit(s): Leeds


Sector: Utilities
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
35.14 - Trade of electricity
Number Employed: 50

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 26-06-2020
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 18-12-2020
Planned Job Creation: 150

Additional Information

Planet-U Energy, the British renewable energy broker firm has announced that it will create 150 new jobs by the end of 2020 in Leeds, England.

The recruitment drive for energy brokers, sales executives, account managers and business development managers is already underway.

This business expansion is part of the company's effort to become the first British exclusively renewables energy broker, providing services allowing clients to reduce their overall business carbon footprint and implement clean energy technologies.

Planet-U Energy was established in 2018. Since then, the firm has sold £720 million (an estimated €800 million, as at 24 July 2020) worth of energy contracts and it is currently opening its second office in Leeds.