CEO Angus Robertson comments, ‘The billion barrier outlines the pivotal role that energy efficiency can play in delivering a sustainable power supply in the future.We have saved our clients £85 million in energy spend to date, which in the current financial climate is of great benefit.’ And the company expects to sign up more clients to the technology as the leaner economic times continue.‘A year ago we were one tenth the size of Meetic (a European dating website merged into Match.com) whereas now we have increased that to one third,’ he adds. Privately-owned green energy company Power Perfector is playing a significant role in reducing the UK’s CO2 emissions.Established in 2001, Power Perfector has developed technology, named voltage power optimisation (VPO), that saves energy, cost and carbon by optimising the incoming electrical supply voltage in commercial buildings.Seeking to identify the 50 fastest-growing companies in the UK, the annual Rising Stars ranking is the only such research to consider both profit and turnover growth in its assessment.The Rising Stars have combined sales of £1.4 billion, up 7 per cent on last year’s list, while total profits have reached £287 million, See also: Can you identify the genuine crowdfunding campaigns?
As Wol Kolade, managing partner of ISIS Equity Partners and It’s been a busy 12 months for the online dating business formerly known as Easydate.
Beginning with its listing on AIM in June last year, Cupid has undergone impressive international development and achieved its goal of generating more than half of its revenues through overseas growth.
A placing in April handed CEO Bill Dobbie an acquisition fund that led to the purchase of two German dating businesses for £2.5 million.
This was followed by the acquisition of Indian Dating.com, which took Cupid into the vast sub-continent.
Its main feature is its ability to optimise and improve the voltage for a whole site and therefore cut energy costs.
In July this year, the company marked a significant milestone – VPO saved its billionth kilowatt of energy for Power Perfector’s clients – the equivalent of turning off the power to London for nine days.