Expansion of premises at Powerscourt House in Wicklow will double the current workforce of 140.
Industrial-scale decarbonisation player CoolPlanet has revealed plans to create 150 new jobs.
The new jobs will be based at an expansion of its existing premises in Powerscourt Estate, Wicklow.
“CoolPlanet’s growth is a testament to our dedicated team and our unwavering commitment to decarbonisation”
The new positions, spanning nationwide across Ireland will encompass a range of roles including sales, customer success, product development, engineering, grid services, project management, people operations, and finance.
A world of potential
Founded by entrepreneur Norman Crowley, for more than 15 years, CoolPlanet’s Decarbonisation Management System has been trusted by global brands like GE Healthcare, Louis Dreyfus Company, Hilton Food Group, Viterra, Tirlan, Zimmer Biomet and OI.
The combination of software, engineering services and solutions, allows CoolPlanet to deliver decarbonisation at scale to a wide range of sectors, such as commercial buildings, mining, pharmaceutical manufacturing, shipping, food production and more.
“CoolPlanet’s growth is a testament to our dedicated team and our unwavering commitment to decarbonisation,” said CoolPlanet CEO Alan Keogh.
“These new roles represent not just jobs, but opportunities for individuals to make a tangible impact in the fight against climate change. This milestone reflects the company’s innovative approach and successful track record in assisting complex organisations to reach net zero faster and more efficiently.
“We are proud to be doubling our workforce and expanding our operations in our new premises in Powerscourt House,” Mr Keogh said. “This is not just growth for CoolPlanet but a leap forward for the industry. We are excited to welcome new talents who share our vision and passion for a sustainable future.”
The new jobs were announced by the Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris, TD, who said: “This is great news for Ireland. 150 additional jobs in what is a thriving economy is very positive and evidence of the business growth of CoolPlanet. This expansion demonstrates the capacity of Irish-owned businesses to become leaders in their field, bringing together technology, innovation and ambition to make a real difference in people’s lives.
“Coolplanet are a company of dedicated people working towards a greener economy and most importantly developing green skills for the future, a priority of mine as Minister. The Government and Enterprise Ireland are dedicated to supporting businesses like CoolPlanet in their efforts towards decarbonisation and the creation of sustainable regional job opportunities. These actions help future proof our economy and meet enterprise emission targets under the Climate Action Plan.”
Main image at top: Enterprise Ireland CEO Leo Clancy; Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris, TD; CoolPlanet founder Norman Crowley; and CoolPlanet CEO Alan Keogh