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EDF’s Imtech acquires Breathe

Published: 18 December 2019 - Carly Wills

Imtech has announced the acquisition of Breathe in a move that will support EDF’s commitment to helping more UK organisations achieve a sustainable low carbon future.

Imtech, jointly owned by EDF Energy and Dalkia, is a UK technical services engineering businesses. Among other things it provides energy saving infrastructure improvement solutions for clients, including the NHS, across the UK & Ireland.

Breathe, established in 2010, is a provider of Energy Performance Contracts (EPC), delivering innovative engineering solutions to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions, renew infrastructure, save operating costs and improve built environments. The company has successfully delivered projects worth £120m to date. It generates over 50,000 tonnes of CO2 savings every year for its customers.

The business has broad technical expertise and, over the last ten years, has built a reputation for high levels of customer satisfaction. Its experience in the UK’s public sector includes the provision of tailored solutions in health, education and central government. It also delivers practical solutions and value-added energy services to local authorities and commercial customers.

Imtech will combine its excellence in delivery with Breathe’s tailored expertise to increase the range of cutting-edge energy solutions available to all customers. The combined business will be able to provide more varied technologies and services, improving customers’ energy infrastructures and helping to meet their low carbon objectives. 

Simone Rossi, CEO of EDF Energy, commented: “I welcome Breathe into the EDF family in the UK. Their skills are a valuable addition to our group’s ability to support our customers in all their energy needs and to drive progress towards net zero greenhouse gas emissions and the fight against climate change.”

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