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9th July 2019

​NEPO appoints Corona Energy to supply £84m gas supply contract

NEPO has appointed Corona Energy as the sole supplier of its new Gas Framework Agreement. Valued at £84m over its initial four-year term, NEPO302 Gas will be used by North East local authorities, as well as the wider UK public sector via NEPO’s associate membership scheme.

The contract will commence from 1 April 2020 and includes provisions to help public sector organisations reduce gas consumption and promote energy efficiency.

In addition, Corona Energy has committed to delivering social value benefits valued at over £120k, comprising school engagement programmes, apprenticeship placements, employment initiatives and support for local community projects.

Marie Perriam, Energy Category Specialist at NEPO, said:

“NEPO’s Gas solution has been developed in collaboration with public sector energy managers, leading to a robust and compliant framework agreement that meets the needs of the public sector. NEPO has a wealth of experience in the Energy category, and has applied this expertise to drive savings and energy- reduction initiatives for our customers. The award of the new contract marks an exciting milestone in our long-standing relationship with Corona Energy.”

Neil Mitchell, CEO at Corona Energy, said:

“We are delighted to have been awarded this prestigious contract with NEPO. Corona Energy has been the sole supplier for NEPO’s Gas solution since 2011; The new agreement is an opportunity to build on this strong foundation and provide a service that delivers for public sector customers, and adds value to the communities they serve.”

For further information contact Marie Perriam, NEPO's Category Specialist for Energy.