Energia announces national partnership with Advance Pitstop December 14 2018 PICTURE: Energy efficiency projects to lead energy savings goals Energy supply contract expected to be worth approximately €300,000 per annum to Energia The supply agreement is expected to be worth approximately €300,000 per annum to Energia. Under the agreement, Energia will supply Advance Pitstop with an expected annual consumption of 4.5 GWh. Energia will also supply energy funding towards lighting upgrade projects being completed throughout a number of Advance Pitstop locations. Advance Pitstop carries out over 26,000 car services and supplies in excess of 300,000 tyres per annum. The car maintenance company serves over 175,000 customers annually and have set ambitious targets around the reduction of their carbon footprint. For example, to date the company has converted 10% of its branches to LED lighting with 50% to be completed by the end of this year. The appointment of Energia is an important element of this ongoing sustainability drive. Commenting on the agreement, Eddie Ryan Marketing Director, Advance Pitstop commented; “We are currently undertaking a significant transformation across our business which will represent an investment of €2 million between 2017 and 2019. The quality, cost and sustainability of our energy supply was an important consideration in this overall activity.” “We are delighted to work with Energia, a partner who we believe to be similar to Advance Pitstop with regard to quality of service and overall commitment to customer value. Energia produced an excellent solution to meet our growing needs and we look forward to partnering with them in the coming years”. Michael Nugent, Retail Sales Manager Energia commented; “This is a significant partnership for Energia, in our efforts to support businesses and communities across Ireland. As a nationwide business, Advance Pitstop supports communities across the country, actively keeping them moving. Advance Pitstop have made a considered commitment to renewable energy and to drive energy efficiency across their network, and we look forward to supporting their future success.” Advance Pitstop, Ireland’s leading independent car maintenance company, are experts in automotive parts repair including tyres, brakes, exhausts and much more, as well as offering a robust car servicing and Pre-NCT checking facility.