GEM Utilities wins Energia’s “Kickstart Your Business” competition

Based in Limerick, GEM-Utilities Ltd specialise in providing proven and commercially viable technology and services to reduce carbon emissions and energy usage for private and public organisations.

Leading business energy provider Energia sponsors the “Kickstart Your Business” feature on The Right Hook Show on Newstalk and runs a dedicated information resource for Irish business The site offers essential information and practical advice for SMEs on how to reduce energy usage and costs, as well as a host of business related podcasts and videos. The joint sponsorship gives Irish businesses an opportunity to win €1,000 every month, via, to invest in business growth and/or energy efficiency programmes, culminating in a €2,000 prize.

Energia, which has been in operation in Ireland since 1999, has over 60,000 business customers, representing 26% of the overall Irish business electricity and gas market.

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Jeanette McCrossan, Director, GEM Utilities commented, “Thanks Energia and George. As a business that offers energy and environmental advice to companies across Ireland, we are delighted to win this competition. We are led by a professional team with combined 25 years’ experience in energy, environmental science, accountancy, legal, marketing and technology sectors. We pride ourselves in delivering nationwide project management and installation.”

Michael Nugent, Key Account Manager, Energia said: “Congratulations to Jeanette and GEM Utilities. The Kickstart Your Business competition is open to businesses of all types and sizes, SMEs, sole traders, family businesses – or any other type of business that you’re in!”

“We estimate most businesses can reduce their energy usage by 20% by making a few simple changes. offers essential information and practical advice like this for SMEs that they can use every day to help power their business, regardless of size.”