Spark Energy started in 2007 as a small start-up company with a background in the letting industry. It filled a fill a gap in the utility market to meet the needs of letting agents, landlords and tenants. In 2014 they were placed 23rd on the Sunday Times Fast Track 100, the highest-ranked Scottish company on the list.
Spark is currently based in a former converted mill building in Selkirk after moving to the premises from Edinburgh in 2008. The company are thought to be one of the five largest employers in the Borders, with over 300 staff based at their Selkirk office. Spark benefit from their location as they can attract talent from the surrounding areas; who can easily access the office using Borders’ Railway. This includes staff who want to enjoy the excitement of living in Edinburgh whilst working in the scenic countryside.