Ex-Npower chief exec joins Albion

London-headquartered venture capital firm Albion Ventures yesterday said it has hired former RWE Npower chief executive Volker Beckers as the chairman of Albion Community Power (ACP), a renewable power generation and investment firm. Beckers was group chief executive of the big six energy supplier’s parent company from 2010 until 2012. ACP is looking to raise £100m to power 35,000 UK homes.