Electric Ireland secures landmark contract with BWG Foods to supply electricity to 1,100 retailers

  • Contract will see Electric Ireland supply electricity to SPAR, MACE, EUROSPAR, XL and Londis stores throughout Ireland

14 January 2020: Electric Ireland has today announced a landmark contract with BWG Foods to supply electricity to over 1,100 retailers across Ireland. The deal, which runs to March 2022, will supply electricity to convenience retail brands including SPAR, MACE, EUROSPAR, XL and Londis stores, alongside BWG Foods’ 240,000 sq. ft National Distribution Centre in Kilcarbery, Dublin. The agreement will see the supply of approximately 170 million kWh of electricity per annum to BWG Foods retailers across Ireland.

Dermot McArdle, Head of Business Markets at Electric Ireland, said: “This significant agreement recognises Electric Ireland’s position as the smarter choice for business electricity and demonstrates our versatility to manage large contracts for retailers and franchises throughout Ireland. Electric Ireland is fully committed to providing our customers with the most relevant, affordable and flexible energy solutions across electricity and gas.”

 Willie O’Byrne, Managing Director, BWG Foods said: “Electric Ireland has a proven track record in delivering energy services for our retail outlets across Ireland. A contract of this size across our five flagship convenience stores SPAR, MACE, EUROSPAR, XL and Londis until 2022 demonstrates our confidence in the advice and innovative services that Electric Ireland provides.”

Electric Ireland’s business markets unit supplies, and provides expert advice on, electricity, gas and innovative energy services for businesses in Ireland from large users of energy like manufacturing plants and datacentres through to medium sized operations and small businesses. Electric Ireland works with organisations from a variety of sectors including pharmaceutical, manufacturing, tech, food and hospitality to provide flexible and affordable energy solutions. 

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About Electric Ireland

Electric Ireland is the customer supply division of ESB, supplying electricity, gas and energy services to the business and residential markets in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Electric Ireland is the largest supplier and leading expert in electricity, gas and innovative energy services for Large Energy Users and medium and small enterprises in Ireland. 

For more information about Electric Ireland’s work with businesses, visit www.electricireland.ie/business