Ian Thom

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Energia Group’s Ian Thom: “We’re looking at a number of sites for offshore. I think most of it is going to be off the east coast.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

“Policy is catching up with what we have been doing as an organisation,” says Energia Group chief executive Ian Thom. He is talking about the €3 billi(...)

Energia has an existing supply of 1,200 MW including power from 22 owned and invested wind farms across Ireland. It also operates two major gas-fired power stations in Dublin. Photograph: iStock

Utilities provider Energia intends to invest more than €3 billion in renewable infrastructure over the coming five years, the company said on Monday. (...)

Energia’s new bioenergy plant will be fully operational by the end of 2019. Photograph: Shane O’Neill/SON Photographic

Energia has agreed a €44 million debt finance package with AIB for its bioenergy plant under construction in north Co Dublin. The energy provider an(...)

Turbines at the Seltannaveeny Wind Farm, operated by Energia Group, a unit of Viridian. Photograph: Barry Cronin/Bloomberg

Belfast-based energy group Viridian plans to pay a €60 million dividend up to its ultimate parent group, majority owned by US private equity firm I-S(...)

Turbines at the Seltannaveeny Wind Farm, operated by Energia Group, a unit of Viridian. Photographer: Barry Cronin/Bloomberg

Belfast-based energy group Viridian bought back a tenth of its €600 million of high-cost bonds this week and signalled that it is considering taking a(...)

Viridian is a leading independent energy company in the all-Ireland market with two main brands, Energia in the Republic and Power NI north of the border

Energy group Viridian’s new owner may use the Irish company to buy similar businesses in Britain, according to one of its partners. Specialist invest(...)

Viridian subsidiary  Energia will launch a domestic service in the Republic offering lower electricity and natural gas prices to householders.

Energy group Viridian plans to enter the Republic’s domestic market in the autumn, raising the prospect of increased competition and lower electricity(...)

Ian Thom, chief executive of Viridian: “We will want to be competitive against the market. You have got be price competitive, otherwise you won’t get off first base.” <QA0>
photograph: paul moane/aurora pa

Irish energy group Viridian has an indirect connection with an offbeat bit of legal history. A month ago, part of its biggest shareholder, Bahrain-bas(...)