Latest British Gas New Energy Stories

2008-10-22 09:00:36

Centrica, through its British Gas New Energy division, has acquired the low-carbon solutions company, Semplice Energy, for a total cash consideration of GBP1.5 million, including the repayment of debt. An initial consideration of GBP1.2 million has been paid on acquisition with a further GBP0.3 million payable in two years dependant on meeting specified criteria. Semplice Energy is a provider of clean technology solutions in the UK, offering consulting, design and systems integration to...

2008-09-29 09:00:49

UK-based energy group Centrica has acquired the Solar Technologies Group for GBP2.8 million in cash, including the repayment of debt. The acquisition will enable British Gas to install solar photovoltaic technology in the UK. The acquisition of Solar Technologies is in line with British Gas's strategy of investing in low-carbon technologies. British Gas is a service brand owned by Centrica. The company aims to build a portfolio of technologies that will enable it to meet customer,...

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