Alkane Energy plc is a holding company. The Company operates in two segments: The extraction of gas for power generation and for direct sale, and The development and operation of biogas projects. The Company has a portfolio of coal mine methane (CMM) licences, enabling the Company to extract gas from abandoned coal mines. The Company generates power from 12 mid size (less than 10 megawatts) plants across the United Kingdom and sells this power through the electricity distribution network. As of December 31, 2011, the Company had 13 operational sites with a capacity of 41 megawatts, and power plant size ranges from 0.5 megawatts to 10 megawatts. On May 27, 2011, the Company acquired interests in two onshore gas exploration licences (Licences) through the acquisition of Seven Star Natural Gas Ltd (Seven Star). In April 2012, Alkane announced the acquisition of Greenpark Energy Limited (Greenpark).