Kier Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kier Group plc, has completed the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Beco
Limited ("Beco") from directors Nigel Brunton-Reed and Hilary White, and Finance South West Growth Fund Limited Partnership.
designs and installs renewable energy sources, principally using photovoltaic
(PV) technology to produce CO2
. One of the first organisations to become a government-approved installer of PV cells, Beco
assists households, businesses and communities to reduce emissions, to become more self-sufficient in relation to their energy requirements and to limit the impact of rising electricity costs.
will become the delivery arm of Kier
Group's newly formed business unit, Kier
Energy Innovations (KEI) and will strategically position Kier to respond to the government's drive to substantially reduce CO2 in the next decade and beyond. Beco
managing director Nigel Brunton-Reed joins the board of KEI.
Group plc chief executive, Paul Sheffield, said: "We are delighted to complete this acquisition which gives us the capability to design and deliver PV installations across our wide network of businesses across the country. It will accelerate our access to a growing opportunity and enable us to respond to the needs of our customers to provide energy saving solutions to their commercial and domestic premises."