News today comes that Airtricity (www.Airtricity.com) latest move into the gas market is to add 200 new jobs in Ireland. Airtricity is to add 100 new jobs in their headquarters in Sandyford, Dublin while a further estimated 100 jobs will be created in for sales and customer service which will be provided by an outsourcing partner.
The new jobs will be added in the coming year and will focus on Airtricity entering the domestic gas market. This comes a year after Airtricity entered the electricity market and has achieved over 200,000 customers to date. They will be in direct competition with An Bord Gáis (www.bordgais.ie), and plan to sell their gas plans at a 10% discount.
Airtricity is owned and operated by Scottish & Southern Energy (www.scottish-southern.co.uk), a UK based energy company.