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Sponsor Energy

Sponsor Energy is a competitive energy retailer in Alberta that focuses on social responsibility and donates half of its profits to local charities.

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About Sponsor Energy

Sponsor Energy sells electricity to residential, small business, and non-profit customers, as well as commercial and industrial customers, and sells natural gas to commercial/industrial customers. The company, whose motto is "Use your POWER for GOOD", promotes social responsibility by profit sharing with local charities throughout Alberta. Sponsor Energy customers can choose to which charity 50% of the profits made on their energy consumption will be donated.

Service Area

Sponsor Energy operates throughout the province, including Calgary, Edmonton, Red Deer, Lethbridge, and the ATCO Electric and FortisAlberta service territories. Like all energy retailers they do not operate in rural electrification association (REA) zones, or in the City of Medicine Hat. Sponsor Energy also offers natural gas supply in British Columbia.

Retail Rates

Product Energy Type Rates Notes
Residential Rate
Electricity
6.39 ¢/kWh
  • $6.75 monthly administration fee
  • Minimum $200 security deposit required (2.5% interest paid on monthly bill)
  • Contract can be cancelled at any time with no fees with 10 business days' notice by completing and submitting a Contract Cancellation Form
  • Price guaranteed until end 2017
  • Pre-authorized debit payment only, customers must have e-mail and agree to receive monthly electronic invoices
  • Customers can choose to whom 50% of Sponsor Energy profits will be donated
Small Business/Non-Profit Rate
Electricity
6.49 ¢/kWh
  • $6.75 monthly administration fee
  • Minimum $300 security deposit required (2.5% interest paid on monthly bill)
  • Contract can be cancelled at any time with no fees with 10 business days' notice by completing and submitting a Contract Cancellation Form
  • Price guaranteed until end 2018
  • Pre-authorized debit payment only, customers must have e-mail and agree to receive monthly electronic invoices
  • Customers can choose to whom 50% of Sponsor Energy profits will be donated
Floating Rate
Electricity
Floating Rate + 1¢/kWh
  • Floating Rate based on hourly Alberta Pool prices with additional charges to reflect line losses and unaccounted for energy, load shaping and administrative fees
  • $6.75 monthly administration fee
  • Minimum $200 security deposit required (2.5% interest paid on monthly bill)
  • Contract can be cancelled at any time with no fees with 10 business days' notice by completing and submitting a Contract Cancellation Form
  • Pre-authorized debit payment only, customers must have e-mail and agree to receive monthly electronic invoices
  • Customers can choose to whom 50% of Sponsor Energy profits will be donated
Floating Natural Gas Rate
Natural Gas
Flow Throw Rate + 90¢/GJ
  • Floating Rate based on monthly Alberta Market Prices listed on www.ngx.com
  • $6.75 monthly administration fee
  • Minimum $200 security deposit required (2.5% interest paid on monthly bill)
  • Contract can be cancelled at any time with no fees with 10 business days' notice by completing and submitting a Contract Cancellation Form
  • Pre-authorized debit payment only, customers must have e-mail and agree to receive monthly electronic invoices
  • Customers can choose to whom 50% of Sponsor Energy profits will be donated
H.E.L.P. (Home Energy Low-income Plan)
Electricity
Special rate for low-income clients
  • Customers must be referred by an agency in order to participate
Rates effective October 26th, 2015, until further notice

History

Sponsor Energy was founded by Carolyn Martin in Calgary in 2012. The company launched in Edmonton in March 2013. In June 2013 Sponsor Energy started selling gas for commercial clients after entering into a partnership with AltaGas Utilities.

Contact Sponsor Energy

Spark Energy Phone Number

Customer Service: 1-855-545-1160 (then press "1")
Hours: Monday to Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Spark Energy Mailing Address

Sponsor Energy Inc.
Suite 802, 505 2nd Street SW

Calgary, Alberta T2P 1N8

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