Energies France, Northern Gas and Power’s French sister operation, and part of the Global Procurement Group (GPG), has signed a lease on a new Paris HQ, providing them with 5,400sqm of new office space – 4.5 times the size of its former HQ.
Energies France has outgrown its three previous offices in just three years and this move enables them to increase headcount to 500, in line with the business’ future expansion plans.
It allows Energies France to continue its growth and support of French businesses looking to reduce costs, carbon and consumption, on the journey to a net-zero future.
Energies France has seen revenues grow at over 110% p.a. from 2017 and 2020 and following rapid expansion the business has outgrown its three previous offices, moving to a stunning new premises, near Paris. The new facility incorporates a brand-new gym, modern, vibrant nursery premises, a green space (bringing the outside inside), a company restaurant, state-of-the-art gaming zone and concierge service.
The energy procurement and technology specialist started business in Paris in 2014 with just two people. Today it currently has over 160 people based in the French capital and is looking to grow by circa 200 heads this year. Energies France has grown revenues in this short time to account for 16% of GPG’s total revenue (2020).
Energies France provides procurement services and innovative energy technology to a diverse range of business consumers and is a market leader in this sector. France is the largest deregulated energy market in Europe, providing a springboard for increased expansion over the coming years. The business currently supports 17,000 customers identify and secure competitive energy deals for their operations (equating to 26,000 meters).
Energies France Director, Jeremy Seront, said, “We will continue to focus on expanding our procurement offer and tech innovation to capitalise on and capture the increasing demand by French business consumers for energy procurement and technology solutions. We will also continue to invest in long-term growth and anticipate our revenue will grow 100% year-on-year over the next 5 years.”
The French operation also launched Energie Supermarche. Targeted to the French SME markets, this is the fastest and easiest low-cost, online business energy price comparison site available, generating price comparisons in under 10 seconds. This allows its SME and micro customers to save cost quickly and get back to their business. Requiring minimal customer input (just address post code) generates a comprehensive range of competitive tariffs from a variety of suppliers.