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Energy start-up to use fresh funding for UK expansion

Hometree, an energy start-up co-founded by Dubliner Simon Phelan, has been trying to shake up Britain’s home boiler market, where 1.7 million units are installed each year

27th September, 2018
Hometree founder Simon Phelan (r) with AV8's Miles Kirby (l)

Hometree, which describes itself as a “next-generation energy company” has been trying to shake up Britain’s home boiler market. 1.7 million boilers are installed in Britain each year and Hometree has developed an e-commerce system which enables customers to buy a boiler online.

It says this latest funding round will allow it to spread beyond the south-east of England to the rest of Britain. Hometree is also looking at expanding beyond boiler...

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