Stroud-based Ecotricity supplies electricity and gas to more than 200,000 UK customers, with most of its energy generated from renewable sources — some 40% is derived from wind turbines and solar “sun parks” owned by the company. Managing director Dale Vince, 55, founded the firm in 1995, and is rolling out electric car charging points across the motorway network, at which its customers can recharge their cars for free. The group is also planning a 100 acre sports and green technology ecopark next to the M5, with the potential to create more than 4,000 jobs.

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Company details
ActivityGreen energy supplier
Sales £m*131.4
Operating profit £m*6.7
Main shareholdersDale Vince (100%)

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda