Arensis Closes £13,500,000 capital rise.

Arensis Closes £13,500,000 capital rise.

Los Angeles-based Arensis, an international provider of distributed energy systems, announces the financial close of £13,500,000 in debt funding (~$17,000,000 USD) from Hadrian’s Wall Secured Investments Limited (HWSIL), a London Stock Exchange listed fund. The funding was secured for renewable energy facilities in the UK, expanding the company’s growth and global operations. “We seek to […]

Glennmont seeks more than 500MW of investment opportunities in clean energy.

Glennmont seeks more than 500MW of investment opportunities in clean energy.

Glennmont Partners has expanded its investment capacity in the clean energy infrastructure space and now has three funds under management – these are Fund I (2010) and Fund II (2013), which are fully invested, and now a new third Fund (2017).  Opportunities are being sought for a portfolio of clean energy infrastructure projects in Europe. […]

REA Reaction to EU Referendum Leave Vote.

REA Reaction to EU Referendum Leave Vote.

Dr Nina Skorupska CBE said: “This result raises serious questions for investor certainty, energy security and much needed investment in the UK energy infrastructure. “Energy policy must be a priority for the Government now, with industry needing reassurance and ministerial clarity on priorities. The first in this list must be confirmation of the 5th carbon […]

Wrexham set for new £25m green energy plant.

Wrexham set for new £25m green energy plant.

Construction work will soon commence on a new green energy facility in Wrexham Industrial Estate, north Wales, after developers secured a commitment of £25m from UK Green Investment Bank plc (GIB) and Equitix. The 5.4 MW biomass plant, the second to be developed by Liverpool-based Green Plan Energy, will generate around 34 GWh of green […]

Pension Denmark’s first biomass power plant inaugurated.

Pension Denmark’s first biomass power plant inaugurated.

The inauguration of the straw-fired power plant Brigg, which supplies power to 70,000 British households is an important milestone for Pension Denmark. Today was biomass power plant Brigg Renewable Energy Plant in Lincolnshire in England officially opened. The 40 MW straw-fired power plant built by BWSC Ltd. (BPCL), which was established in 2013 by the […]

Brazil’s EMAE interested in financing RE plants.

Brazil’s Metropolitan Company of Waters and Energy (Empresa Metropolitana de Águas e Energia S.A. – EMAE) is currently seeking expressions of interest from developers interested in building solar and renewable energy power stations. EMAE said it intends to cooperate in the construction of the renewable energy projects by providing the sites for the installations and […]

Renova boasts 190MW of solar operating or being built in Japan.

Renova boasts 190MW of solar operating or being built in Japan.

Renova Inc., a developer of renewable energy, is targeting an expansion of its solar-power capacity to more than 300 megawatts, while also tapping into other clean energy technologies to broaden its offerings amid cuts in the rates that solar-power producers get. The Tokyo-based venture, which started out in the waste-recycling business in 2000, currently has […]

Devon eco firms shortlisted for green business awards.

Devon eco firms shortlisted for green business awards.

Two Westcountry eco businesses have been shortlisted for national awards. Designed and installed by Exeter company SunGift Solar in September last year, two solar carports installed on the top decks of John Lewis and Mary Arches carparks have been recognised as an example to other local authorities across the country. The solar carports are in […]

Biomass sector urges Decc to ‘quickly re-examine’ RHI reforms

Biomass sector urges Decc to ‘quickly re-examine’ RHI reforms

The biomass industry has called on the Department of Energy and Climate Change (Decc) to re-examine its proposed reforms to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) set out in March this year. At a conference on the future of renewable heat, Billington Bioenergy’s strategy director Ed Billington said the reforms had given the industry “major causes […]