PLANNING PERMISSION GRANTED FOR ELGIN ENERGY’S LARGEST WELSH PROJECT TO DATE

On 1 August 2019, Elgin Energy was granted planning permission for Wauntysswg, a 30MW solar farm in South East Wales.  Due to the size of the project, the planning application was determined by the Welsh Ministers under the new Development of National Significance (DNS) policy. This is the first renewable project and solar farm to be granted … Read more

Statkraft nets 320MW Irish solar bounty

Statkraft has acquired Irish solar projects of a combined capacity of 320MW from UK developer JBM Solar for an undisclosed sum. The projects are at an advanced stage of development and several will participate in upcoming Renewable Electricity Support Scheme auctions, the Norwegian company said. The acquisitions add to Statkraft’s existing portfolio of 1.25GW of … Read more

BNRG breaks ground in US

BNRG Renewables has begun construction of a portfolio of 10 solar photovoltaic projects totalling 35 Megawatts (MW) in the US state of Oregon. It represents the delivery of the first batch of US projects the company has been developing since 2016. The projects have secured a 20-year power purchase agreement with local utility Portland General … Read more