Viridian is the leading independent energy company in the all-Ireland market. With an annual turnover of circa €2 Billion, the Viridian Group is one of Ireland’s Top 50 Businesses.
Since 1999, Viridian has invested over €600 Million in thermal generation in the RoI and through the provision of Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), has supported third party investments of around €600 Million in renewable generation assets throughout Ireland.
Viridian Group has always been at the forefront of innovation and was the first independent energy company to enter the deregulated market to offer competitive electricity to Irish businesses in 1999. Viridian, a forward thinking and innovative organisation, was first to market with many major initiatives including:
• First independent energy company to build two modern power plants in Ireland with no state guarantees.
• First independent energy company to offer competitive gas to Irish businesses and Ireland’s first independent dual fuel offering.
• First energy company to trade electricity using the north-south interconnector.
The Viridian Group comprises:
Through Energia and Power NI, Viridian has a 23% share of domestic electrical sales and a 27% share of business energy sales on an all-Ireland basis.
Viridian employs 450 staff across the ROI and NI and have been voted one of the top 20 great places to work in 2013.
Viridian’s independent retail arm, Energia, is a leading supplier of competitive gas and conventional and renewable electricity to the business electricity markets.
Energia Group comprises Energia Supply, Energia Generation and Energia Renewables.
Energia Supply provides electricity and gas to over 60,000 businesses all across Ireland. Over one third of the SME market in Ireland choose Energia as their provider.
Energia Generation comprises two state of the art gas fired generation plants at Huntstown, North Dublin with a total generation capacity of 747 megawatts (MW)
Energia supports investments of up to €20 Million annually by third parties in renewable energy generation, facilitating the supply of circa 25% of Ireland’s total wind energy generation, a considerable contribution towards Ireland’s green energy targets.
Power NI supplies electricity to around 610,000 homes and businesses in Northern Ireland. As Northern Ireland’s premier energy retailer, Power NI aims to provide customers with great value for money and the highest standards of customer service.
Power NI Power Procurement Business (PPB) manages 600MW of contracted generation capacity in Northern Ireland.