People’s Energy Company located in Shawfair, Midlothian announced it was to cease trading affecting around 350,000 homes, 1,000 businesses and putting 450 jobs at risk.
Ofgem are currently working to help customers and will appoint new suppliers to take on the households and companies served by People’s Energy Company.
Commenting, local MSP for Midlothian North and Musselburgh Colin Beattie said:
“I am disappointed to hear about People’s Energy Company entering administration and fully understand the impact this will have on local jobs and customers that the company serves all over Scotland.
“I have written urgently to the Scottish Government seeking reassurances and assistance for both the employees and customers.
“In the meantime, if you are an employee affected by this and facing redundancy, please get in touch with PACE for assistance on 0800 917 8000 or visit https://careers.myworldofwork.co.uk/career-advice/facing-redundancy
“If any of my constituents are affected by this issue, please do not hesitate to contact me.”