‘One Stop Shop’ renewable energy provider NRG Panel has energetic plans to grow in the coming years.
Diversified renewable energy group, NRG Panel has revealed plans to create up to 125 new highly skilled jobs across the island of Ireland within the next three to five years.
Founded in 2015 by Conal O’Reilly and Ollie Hughes, NRG Panel helps customers to improve the energy efficiency of their homes and businesses, reducing costs and carbon emissions.
“We are making considerable investments in people and technology that we believe will allow us to attract the best people to join our team”
The business employs 74 people and services the whole of the island of Ireland.
Ireland’s decarbonisation journey
CEO Conor Foley said that the business is investing heavily to drive the next stage of its growth, including plans to double business within the next three years, supported by its investor, leading private equity firm Melior Equity Partners. Melior Equity Partners Fund II is backed by the European Investment Fund, the Irish Strategic Investment Fund, Bank of Ireland and AIB.
“NRG Panel is embarking on the next phase of our ambitious agenda, playing our part in Ireland’s decarbonisation journey,” Foley explained.
“In addition to our new offices, we are making considerable investments in people and technology that we believe will allow us to attract the best people to join our team.
“By attracting the most talented people in the industry, we will be able to continue delivering amazing customer experiences while driving our expansion. Over the next three years, we plan to cement our position as one of Ireland’s leading green energy installers, doubling our business and creating significant employment opportunities in operational, managerial and support roles as we do so.”
“We’re also proud to announce that NRG Panel now boasts SEAI accreditation as a ‘One Stop Shop’ provider, managing all aspects of the green energy transition for residential customers, including SEAI grant application. NRG’s scale and expertise, with the continued support of a strong grant regime, can make a positive impact in delivering Ireland’s climate action targets,” added Foley.
Investment from Melior Equity Partners has allowed NRG Panel to create a number of new jobs, enhance career development opportunities and other benefits for its employees. NRG Panel is also investing significantly in training and development programmes, supported by Cavan Monaghan Education and Training Board.
Main image at top: Conor Foley, CEO, NRG Panel; Conal O’Reilly, Founder, NRG Panel; Minister Heather Humphreys and Ollie Hughes, Founder, NRG Panel. Photo by Jimmy Walsh