PRESS RELEASE: Sponsor Energy Inc., Canada’s First Energy Retailer to Accept Bitcoin Payments

Calgary, December 1, 2017:

Calgary, Alberta based Sponsor Energy Inc. is proud to announce that it is Canada’s first energy retailer that is accepting the cryptocurrency Bitcoin for gas and electricity bill payments.

As the economy advances in a cyber secure direction, Sponsor Energy looks forward to providing its commercial and residential clients with the option for rapid transactions without third-party interruptions.

Vice-President of Business Development, Malcolm Setter states, “When most people think of energy or utilities, they think of an industry that hasn’t changed in decades. By accepting Bitcoin as a payment method, we are just demonstrating one more way that sets Sponsor Energy apart from the rest of the industry.”

Sponsor Energy is Alberta’s fastest growing- and most socially conscious – electricity and natural gas retailer with an unprecedented business model that sends 50% of its profits on energy consumption to an affiliated charity of a customer’s choice. Sponsor Energy provides competitive pricing with local customer support and is extremely excited to be leading the way with this new technology in Canada.

For more information:

Malcolm Setter, VP Business Development, Sponsor Energy


Phone: 1-855-545-1160 ext. 100