Business expansion
United Kingdom
Scotland; Eastern Scotland; Scottish Borders
Location of affected unit(s)
Electricity, Gas, Steam And Air Conditioning Supply
Electricity, Gas, Steam And Air Conditioning Supply
35 - Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply

69 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
2 November 2016
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Selkirk based energy supplier Spark Energy has announced plans to add 69 new jobs. The fast growing company made the announcement at the launch event for its new in-house training centre, which was officially opened by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Spark Energy opened in 2007 and is a major employer in the Scottish Borders, with 348 staff already employed. When the new jobs are added, the total head count will be 417. The company specialises in providing gas and electricity to private rental and social housing clients. It is being reported that the company expects that the new positions will be filled by the summer of 2017.


  • 2 November 2016: BBC Website
  • 3 November 2016: Herald Scotland


Eurofound (2016), Spark Energy, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 89095, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/89095.