The People's Energy Company

by David Pike in Scotland

We did it
On 31st July 2017 we successfully raised £487,815 with 2059 supporters in 199 days

The People's Energy Company will supply Gas and Electricity with 75% of the profits returned to customers.

by David Pike in Scotland

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Janis Green 21st July 2017

I have just 'stumbled' across this great initiative and pledged, but I see by the comments there has been little or no 'action' since May. If this is a movement to be supported we had better get the story out there and make sure it doesn't just disappear. Better to go down fighting than fade into obscurity. Spread the word!!

Ruth Savill 24th May 2017

Brilliant! Well done for taking it to the traditional energy companies who fleece us and give us poor service to boot. Love the fact you aim to be 100% renewable also. We have to take a long term view; otherwise we are all at risk. Let's shake up the world!

Jo MacKay 14th May 2017

Hi Guys, heard you on Money Box and thought I ought to begin to take a stand. Am retired, on a painfully low income, hence the minimum donation. I already strive to keep my fuel bills to a minimum. If it helped I would have a turbine in my garden, they are majestic and appeal to my Sci-if leanings! Let's all sock it to the Big Six!!

ruthnin 14th May 2017

Just pledged £100 having first heard of your wonderful project via The Wright Stuff. Sadly financial difficulties prevented doing so earlier, so I'm doubly happy now to be a part of this revolution. My current tariff expires end of June so don't plan on signing up to any other company pending the launch. Wishing you every success!!

Derek Ward 10th May 2017

Looking forward to joining this new initiative. Totally fed up arguing over enforced amendments to monthly DD payments, thanks.

Dave Crew 10th May 2017

I've only just heard of this project but I was immediately impressed. I'm only sorry I couldn't have pledged more but as I didn't expect to it was all I had. Perhaps I can pledge more in the future. Either way I really hope this venture is as successful as it deserves to be.

Andrew collett 8th March 2017

I'm impressed, David did actually contact me personally:) and answerd my questions, all though there are still little asterixes at the end of your pledge boxes rather than a subtle honest "read more" sign. Transparency aside, Honesty is the best policy, and he is honest , I wanted to also know why he stretched the target and what was the target? This was his responce " Hi Andy I see…I get you now… It is a long(ish) story At the very start of the campaign we started with a target of £450,000," back to me because there was a lot more in that conversation. Well I'm sure we all know the story, they reached the £200 grand mark, then the £370 mark, and now the ultimate 450k mark is within reach! I myself pledged £1,500. I'm not sure about " POWER TO THE PEOPLE", but simple plain honesty and "TRANSPARENCY" I am:) I Really , Really hope you make your target David, we need this!!

Farida Haneefa 8th March 2017

At last we have some brave people taking a stand and working for the people of UK and challenging the major energy companies!

Mrs Hasna Hussen 26th February 2017

I was curious to know why the deadline has been extended by 7 months. The upside for me is that I'm in a contract until the end of November, so hopefully Our Energy will up and running by then.

Paul Shuttleworth 26th February 2017

@Lisa Fiedorek. It's peoples attitude like yours that has this world in the state it is? Our Energy will be a energy supplier, NOT a producer? If you actually took the time to actually do a little research first, before jumping into conspiracy theories? You would have know this. David Pike has worked with EDF and Scottish Power in the past, so I really do think he knows the business. Oh! And before I forget? Here in the UK we use £s not the $...

Paul Shuttleworth 25th February 2017

(Applause) Congratulations to David and his team on raising the funds needed to start this great project. Heads down now to make Our Energy, the peoples choice for essential Gas and Electricity in the UK.

Allan Kelly 24th February 2017

Allan Kelly It feels good to be a part of something like this and helping to get it started..Good luck with this project....it's good to know my donation will help make it a reality

Sarah Mcknight 24th February 2017

If the deadline was next week, I could have pleged more. This is a brilliant idea, I hope we make the new target; I shared this with my friends and family after hearing about on The Wright Stuff. Thanks for the opportunity ????

benjiffy 23rd February 2017

I would like to know your stance on nuclear, as the IPCC says that nuclear would be essential in getting the world off fossil fuels, and several countries across the world show that they only lower co2 emissions with nuclear power; Germany having failed to lower emissions, with both Germany and Japan planning to build dozens of coal power plants to replace their nuclear. The number one threat to humanity is not nuclear power (which is the safest form of creating energy), but climate change. Air pollution from fossil fuels causes three million premature deaths a year too. I would need to know your stance on nuclear before committing due to the issues I have stated.

David Pike 20th February 2017

To reply to Martin Sands comment about how the team at Our Energy are feeling? ...well I can personally say I am feeling very moved, and touched by your incredibly uplifting comments, it feels like we (all of our supporters) are part of a movement of change. I am delighted to lead that change on everyone's behalf. Thank you. David Pike

David Gribbin 20th February 2017

I have just pushed the figure over the £300,000 mark. As my wife said "It's a no-brainer". It feels good to be a part of something like this and helping to get it started. It just demonstrates the degree of mistrust and dissatisfaction with the current shower that run the big energy companies. If this causes them to sit up and take notice it will be a great pleasure to be able to say "You are too late, now pay the penalty" Good to be playing my small part in this brave venture.

martinsands 20th February 2017

I pledged £400 two weeks ago just to help hit the then target of £200,000. Now I'm watching the thing starting to go ballistic. I'm beginning to feel really excited just because I'm part of something revolutionary. I can't imagine how David and his colleagues are feeling. The sky's the limit now!

Graham Bennett 20th February 2017

Just refered a freind sharen edwards will see what she does I think she will go for it good look guy you are so close to your target and still time to go ....

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