Stevie Ward, Kallum Watkins, Grant Nicholson, Adam Cuthbertson, Ryan Hall
Stevie Ward, Kallum Watkins, Grant Nicholson, Adam Cuthbertson and Ryan Hall.
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Leeds Rhinos scores energy sponsorship deal with Planet-U

Planet-U, the renewable green energy supplier has signed a three-year sponsorship deal with the Leeds Rhinos.

The Leeds-based energy provider will be the sole supplier of all energy used at the Emerald Headingley Stadium.

As part of the deal, Planet-U will feature on the back of the Leeds Rhinos shirts for the duration of the sponsorship through to 2021.

Founded by entrepreneur Grant Nicholson, Planet-U is a gas and electricity supplier which works with multiple household names, such as Yorkshire Building Society and Wembley Stadium.

Parent company Planet Holdings consists of Planet-E (electrical installation) and Planet-C (construction) and has offices in Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and London.

Grant Nicholson, director at Planet-U, commented: “We are very proud to be associated with one of the most iconic Rugby League teams in the world. The sponsorship gives us a platform to support the team and drive awareness profile and growth for the Planet Holdings brand and companies.

“The sponsorship represents our commitment to businesses as being a trustworthy and reliable energy provider to deliver cost effective and sustainable solutions to the market. We are investing in our energy market team and will deliver 100% renewable energy for our growing number of clients in the UK and overseas.”

Gary Hetherington, Leeds Rhinos chief executive, commented: “We are delighted to begin our new partnership with Planet-U and look forward to being able to offer our commercial partners some fantastic opportunities in the coming months.

“With the historic redevelopment of our home at Emerald Headingley Stadium this is a great time to be involved with Leeds Rhinos and we are pleased to have Planet-U on board for our bright future.”

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