What drives us
We ethically realise the global potential of clean energy.
We maximise the potential of capturing and using clean power for all stakeholders, while staying true and committed to our values.
Our projects transform the power infrastructure systems, making a positive impact on people and the environment.
- Develop, build and manage renewable energy assets supporting energy security for all.
- Ensure highest quality and optimum operational performance at every level.
- Make the best use of resources, the planet and the people, with care and respect.
Committed to excellence.
We hold ourselves and our work to the highest standards and continuously strive to raise the bar.
Excellence is a quality that people appreciate because it’s so hard to find. It’s possible only with motivated and empowered teams; working together and supporting each other.
The goal of excellence drives us to go further and do better every day, in every aspect of what we do. And so, we lead by example and exceed expectations.
Committed – loyal and willing to give your time and energy to something you believe in.
Excellence – the quality of being outstanding or extremely good.
Acting with integrity.
Whether dealing with clients, colleagues, or communities, we act with integrity. We are open, ethical, and genuine.
We build trust through responsible actions and honest relationships. That means we always show up, respect each other and communicate openly. We don’t shy away from difficult conversations.
We are conscious of our impact and we aim to create a positive legacy: for the people and the planet.
Integrity – adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty.
Our work is purposeful. We continue learning and developing to enable progression of our people, our projects, and our industry.
We’re oriented to new opportunities, innovation and continuous improvement.
Progress is no accident. It comes as a result of our hard work, knowledge and experience.
Progress – development towards an improved or more advanced condition.
From a rooftop solar contractor in 2010, to a global renewable energy business recognised for best-quality and highest-performance assets.
2010Ethical Power was founded by Thomas Kneen.
2013First completed ground-mount solar PV project.
2015First 10MW solar PV project built!
2016The Operations & Maintenance division of Ethical Power is created.
2017Ethical Power acquires 50% stake in HV Contractors Ltd to create Ethical Power Connections.
2021Hive Energy acquires 50% of Ethical Power. Ethical Power España established. Lynher Energy fund established; funded 80% by Napier Park Global and 20% by Ethical Power.
Jan 2022Ethical Power New Zealand established with offices in Auckland.
Mar 2022Ethical Power Utilities formed with office in Ottery St Mary to deliver civils, groundworks and traditional construction projects. Lynher Energy fund acquires its first solar and BESS projects.
Jan 2023Ethical Power Hellas established with new office in Athens.
Mar 2023Ethical Power acquires the development business of Public Power Solutions with 250MW development pipeline. Ethical Power Italia established with office in Milan.
Jul 2023Ethical Power and partners complete sale of two operational solar parks to Fuse Energy, with total capacity of 17.2MW.
Aug 2023Ethical Power awarded the full wrap EPC contract for the 26 MW Twitch Hill Solar Farm in Shropshire.
Sep 2023Ethical Power secures £20 million loan from Thrive Renewables to further advance growth.
Leading with excellence.
Thomas KneenCEO and FounderEthical Power
Tom QuigleyNon-Executive ChairmanEthical Power
Stephen WilliamsChief Financial OfficerEthical Power
Stuart WhitefordChief Commercial OfficerEthical Power
Suzie GilhoolyGroup Legal DirectorEthical Power
Neil BuckGroup Managing DirectorEthical Power
Nick WagstaffeLegal DirectorEthical Power
Spencer JansenManaging DirectorEthical Power Development