Belfast Telegraph

7. Northern Ireland Electricity Networks Limited

  • Managing director: Nicholas Tarrant
  • Pre-tax profits: £50.2m
  • Employment: 1,258
  • Pay bill: £67.8m

NIE Networks, which owns the electricity transmission and distribution networks in Northern Ireland, increased network investment by 15% to £101.4m during 2016.

This investment was primarily to refurbish and replace worn assets and to maintain the reliability and safety of the electricity network for its 860,000 customers.

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