With the brands Essent, energiedirect.nl, Powerhouse and Essent.be, Essent is the leading energy retailer in the Netherlands and Belgium. Every day, millions of customers use their energy products. Besides electricity and gas, they also provide solar panels, isolation, central heating boilers and smart home devices such as the Nest Learning Thermostat (together with Google).
Rapidly changing industry
The global energy sector is in a state of turmoil. There’s increased demand, a limited supply of natural resources, heightened awareness of the environmental impact of things and a host of innovations that bring us closer to the ideal of a Smart Home. Everything is changing, and so is Essent.
In terms of Big Data and digitization, Essent is the pacesetter for the Dutch energy retail market. The challenge isn’t to catch up, but to stay ahead in the rapidly changing world. To do so, Essent is attracting top professionals with digital expertise from other industries.