Since 2006, Planet Energy has been devoted to providing affordable, stable-price energy options that meet and exceed our customer's needs. We are committed to providing affordable energy solutions and options. Planet Energy is 100% privately owned, and independent of any government or utility. We have the flexibility to bring you custom-made plans that meet your individual needs.
Planet Energy is one of the fastest growing natural gas and electricity providers in North America! We are innovators in the use of state of the art business systems providing us with a competitive edge in rapid customer acquisition
and customer service.
Why Choose Us
If you want an energy company that you can rely on, we are here for you. Planet Energy strives to give you peace of mind by giving you a variety of energy options. With our plans, you can choose what works best for you, rather than being told what to pay by your local utility.
Our Management Team
NINO SILVESTRI, Co-CEO
Mr. Silvestri was one of the founding partners of Universal Energy Corporation and held the position of President and Chief Operating Officer, prior to Universal being acquired by the Just Energy Income Fund. Prior to that, Mr. Silvestri was President of his own energy services company, and the Senior Vice President, Marketing and Business Development at Direct Energy Marketing Limited. Prior to joining Direct Energy, Mr. Silvestri held various middle management marketing positions at TransCanada Pipelines Limited for ten years.
Mr. Silvestri has been a Board Member of the Ontario Energy Marketers Association, the Ontario Natural Gas Association, and the Coalition of Eastern Natural Gas Aggregators; and holds a Master of Arts Degree in Economics from York University, as well as an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University.
STEPHEN PLUMMER, Co-CEO
Mr. Plummer was one of the founding partners of Universal Energy Group Ltd. where in his capacity as CFO and CIO he successfully designed and managed the setup of back office systems and processes from scratch for a business launch in July 2005. He was the prime driver behind Universal Energy's successful IPO of $143 million in 2007 and a key player in the continued customer growth to 575,000 customers and annualized revenues of over $700 million, until the eventual sale to Just Energy in June 2009.
Mr. Plummer holds a BBA and MBA from York University's Schulich School of Business, is a Chartered Accountant, a Chartered Professional Accountant, a Certified Financial Planner and a graduate of the CICA In-depth Tax Program.
BORIS BARIL, CFO
Prior to Algonquin Mr. Baril was VP, Finance for Universal Energy Group (TSX-listed) and while at Universal Mr. Baril supported growth to 575,000 customers and annualized revenues of over $700 million, at the time of sale to Just Energy in July 2009. Mr. Baril also supported Universal's 2007 Initial Public Offering which raised $143 million as well as a subsequent convertible debenture offering of $90 million. He was also heavily involved in the Commerce Energy acquisition, which represented 170,000 residential customer equivalents and with the transition after the sale of Universal to Just Energy.
Mr. Baril is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and holds a Bachelor of Administrative Studies degree from York University.
JASON WONG, VP, SALES & CUSTOMER CARE
Before joining Planet in 2007, Jason was the Vice President of Acquisitions and Retention for Universal Energy Group from 2007 to 2009. He also previously served as Vice President of Customer Service for Just Energy from 2002 to 2007. Prior to Just Energy, Jason held various middle management positions at Rogers Communications for thirteen years and was involved in all aspects of call centre operations, collections, customer service, workforce planning and operational support.
JORDAN SMALL, VICE PRESIDENT, COMPLIANCE & REGULATORY AFFAIRS
It is Planet Energy's goal to help make the communities which we serve and live, better places. Through our dedicated team of employees, Planet Energy lends a hand to address important issue that affect people in our communities, families, and across the nation.
Here are just some of the activities Planet Energy is involved in.
Planet Energy Joins to help Crohn's & Colitis