Who we are

We’re an energy supplier and solution provider dedicated to delivering social change. Our aim is to support social landlords in lowering energy bills for their most vulnerable residents, whilst reducing carbon intensity in the UK energy system. With a range of models available, we’re helping to make sure no one has to choose between heating their home or eating a meal.

The Social Energy Team

  • Dr Stephen Day
    Dr Stephen Day Director

    Steve has been working on innovative energy solutions for over 20 ye...

    Steve has been working on innovative energy solutions for over 20 years. Forging a successful career rising through the ranks with leading photovoltaics manufacturers, his experience has paved the way for Social Energy’s current position in the renewables and demand response market, co-founding our Levelise team. He continues to drive change as a thought leader in renewable energy across various markets.

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  • Ben Gatley
    Ben Gatley Managing Director

    Ben’s been specialising in renewable energy for over a decade, with a background in energy trading...

    Ben’s been specialising in renewable energy for over a decade, with a background in energy trading and analytics. His role is to deliver our proposition to our energy supply customers, ensuring exceptional customer service and a highly efficient business model. Utilising his deep knowledge in the energy industry, he’s helped Social Energy to pilot new projects with BEIS and Ofgem, and help shape the industry to fit a smart home future.

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  • Joshua Robson-Hemmings
    Joshua Robson-Hemmings Chief Engineer

    Another Social Energy Levelise co-founder, with a background in rese...

    Another Social Energy Levelise co-founder, with a background in research and design, Josh is renowned for his knowledge of energy storage hardware. Specifically, Josh is responsible for designing and implementing control strategies and algorithms for energy storage systems connected to the Social Energy VPP. It’s with his expertise that we’re able to continuously scale at pace, forging powerful partnerships with leading battery manufacturers.

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  • Dr Matthias Kauer
    Dr Matthias Kauer Director

    Matthias is a founder-director of the Levelise team at Social Energy, with focus on business operati...

    Matthias is a founder-director of the Levelise team at Social Energy, with focus on business operations. He has 20 years industrial R&D experience in the telecoms and energy sectors, building and managing high-performance technology development organisations.

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Follow our journey

  • 2015

    Social Energy was founded by green entrepreneurs Ryan Gill and Julian Wiley, as a means of helping homeowners lower their emissions.

  • 2018

     To add extra incentive and develop the best savings for home solar batteries, Social Energy partnered with technology specialists.

  • 2018

    After installing batteries in 500 homes, we gained market approval to build a battery community that could facilitate better savings for all members.

  • 2018

    As part of our commitment to reshaping a renewable world, our team co-created and launched the first Duracell Energy Bank home solar battery.

  • 2019

    Our eco-friendly solutions expanded and we became a dual fuel (green electricity and gas) energy supplier.

  • 2019

    We reached the milestone of installing 4,000 Social Energy-connected batteries across the UK.

  • 2020

    Our average member saving of 70% when using solar panels, batteries and Social Energy tariffs was verified and validated by the Energy Saving Trust.

  • 2021

    We created a new initiative to protect those most vulnerable by lowering fuel costs.

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Putting the power in your hands

We’ve helped over 6,500 homeowners make massive savings, all while fighting climate change. See what they have to say about Social Energy.

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