Consumers at the Heart of the Energy System ? Good Energy

Once upon a time, there was a great storm. It was 1987 and Juliet Davenport was sat in an Oxford University library as a student, pondering climate physics. It was here that Juliet’s passion for climate change, environment and, ultimately, energy began.Fast forward and today Juliet is founder and Chief Executive Officer of Good Energy – a 100% renewable energy company with a mission to power a greener, cleaner future together. Juliet continues to lead and innovate in the energy sector; in 2013 Juliet was awarded an OBE for services to renewables Juliet is passionate about creating a business that does good; one that can deliver the needs of society in a purposeful way, rather than just thinking about money.

Since Good Energy was founded in 2002 it has effected real change in the energy market. It now supplies more than 50,000 electricity customers, 24,000 gas customers and supports over 73,000 homes, business and communities generating their own energy. It  own and operate two wind farms – one in Delabole, North Cornwall and one in Yorkshire, near Doncaster. Good Energy wants to change the way energy is made in this country and connect people with where it comes from – so they will value it more and use it less. Its vision is a 100% renewable future for the UK by 2050.

Juliet has won several accolades for her work, including PLUS Markets CEO of the year 2009 and 2010. Good Energy has won a Sunday Times Best Green Company Award twice, an Observer Ethical Award and was named West of England Business of the Year 2009.

In 2012 Juliet was named as PLUS CEO and in 2013 Juliet was awarded an OBE for services to renewables. In 2015 she was appointed to the board of the Natural Environment Research Council, and in 2017 she was awarded a Guiding Star award by Utility Week.

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