Reading-based Anesco installs and maintains renewable energy equipment such as solar panels and heat pumps for homeowners, local authorities and businesses. Demand was boosted by government subsidies that have since been cut, but the company has been quick to diversify into other areas, from street lighting to energy storage. Kevin Mouatt, 55, was appointed chief executive in June following the retirement of co-founders Adrian Pike, 49, and Tim Payne, 53.

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Company details
ActivityEnergy efficiency consultancy
Sales £m213.7
Operating profit £m24.6
Main shareholdersCBPE (70%), management (22%), Alcentra (7%), Generation (1%)

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