Merseyside energy firm opens West Midlands base

Liverpool city region retrofit energy firm Next Energy continues its UK-wide expansion with a new office in the West Midlands amid £15m double deal win. Tony McDonough reports

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Next Energy carries out energy retrofit installations on homes


Retrofit specialist Next Energy has opened a new base in the West Midlands after securing two new clients and work worth £15m.

Merseyside-based Next Energy installs energy efficient measures in homes for social landlords and local authorities. It has now won contracts with West Midlands Combined Authority, and Sandwell Council to carry out work on 1,500 homes.

To support the expansion, Next has opened a new office in the West Midlands, creating more than 50 new jobs. In March LBN revealed the firm had won a £9m contract with Manchester City Council to improve the energy efficiency of 500 homes.

Next, which has its headquarters in Prescot, has also grown its national ECO 4 capabilities alongside partners Octopus Energy, British Gas, Ovo Energy and E’on. It is now delivering Local Authority Flex for a total of 46 councils across the UK.

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Director Michael Madigan said: “The contracts with West Midlands Combined Authority and Sandwell Council are important partnerships for Next Energy.

“We continue to ensure homes are more energy efficient, bringing down household bills in the process and tackling the climate crisis.

“The new office premises in the West Midlands also emphasises our commitment to local employment and ensures a greater presence for additional control and support on these major projects.”

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