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This Northampton-based business generates 1,500GWh of renewable electricity from more than 150 operational sites across the UK, and is a leading generator of power from landfill and mineral methane. Its chief executive, Shane Pickering, 50, led its acquisition of Alkane Energy in 2018. The group is owned by private equity firm 3i, which bought it for £185m in 2016.

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Company details
ActivityRenewable energy generator
Sales £m164
Operating profit £m32.1
Main shareholders3i Group (100%)

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