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81. Viridian

Group Chief Executive: Ian Thom 
Employment: 368
Turnover: £1,731m
Pre-tax profit: £24.4m

Viridian is one of the biggest energy companies in Northern Ireland and the Republic.

It owns Power NI, the regulated electricity supplier in Northern Ireland, which supplies electricity to around 610,000 homes and businesses across the country. Its Power Procurement Business manages 600 MW of contracted generation capacity here.

Viridian also owns Energia which along with conventional electricity is also a retail supplier of renewable electricity and gas across Ireland.

Viridian Power & Energy owns two modern combined cycle gas turbines at Huntstown in Dublin and is developing its renewable energy portfolio through off-take contracts with third party developers together with investment in its own wind farm assets. 

Through both arms of the company, Viridian has a 23% share of domestic electrical sales and a 27% share of business energy sales on an all-island basis. 

Greenwood House 
64 Newforge Lane

BT9 5NF 
Tel: 028 9066 8416

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