Viridian Group Investments
Chief executive: Ian Thom
Pre-tax profit: £42.9m Employment: 655 Pay bill: £32.4m
64 Newforge Lane Belfast BT9 5NF 028 9038 3757 www.viridiangroup.co.uk
Viridian is one of the biggest energy companies in Northern Ireland and the Republic. It owns Power NI, the supplier of electricity to around 600,000 homes and businesses across Northern Ireland, and its power procurement business manages 600 MW of contracted generation capacity here.
Viridian also owns Energia Group, an all-island energy business supplying electricity and gas to business customers in Northern Ireland and homes and businesses in the Republic.
Energia’s retail supply business is backed by electricity generation from its two combined cycle gas turbines at Huntstown in Dublin, a portfolio of wind generation assets in Northern Ireland and the Republic and long-term power purchase contracts with third party renewable electricity generators.