Ecotricity seeks new owner as Dale Vince eyes move into politics

Michael Holder
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Ecotricity founder Dale Vince at the firm's Electric Highway | Credit: Ecotricity
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Ecotricity founder Dale Vince at the firm's Electric Highway | Credit: Ecotricity

Entrepreneur claims £2bn investment needed to fund Ecotricity’s 2.5GW green energy project pipeline, as he looks to play a role in 'most important general election of our lives'

Dale Vince is looking for a new owner for Ecotricity, the pioneering green energy company he founded off the back of a single wind turbine over 25 years ago, with the entrepreneur considering embarking...

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