Bluefield solar bags 45MW UK PV-battery

Aug 16, 2021 05:17 PM ET
  • Capitalist obtained the project co-located with a 25MW storage space website for ₤ 5m.
Bluefield solar bags 45MW UK PV-battery
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UK renewables fund Bluefield Solar has actually shut the procurements of a ready-to-build 45MW solar as well as 25MW co-located battery project.

Bluefield has actually gotten these fully consented solar and storage space project for about ₤ 5m from EQUANS (re-branded from ENGIE Renewables).

The co-located project is based in north-east Lincolnshire as well as is expected to start building during 2022.

Yelvertoft, a 50MWp solar project established via Bluefield's exclusive pipe and introduced in the company's 31 December 2020 acting statements, is expected to begin building at the same time.

The company has also acquired of an operating portfolio of 109 small scale onshore wind turbines, as detailed in its current syllabus, for roughly ₤ 63m.

Bluefield Solar chairman John Rennocks claimed: "Following solid support from our investors in the current oversubscribed equity raise, we are delighted to have actually completed the acquisition of the 109 wind generators detailed in the company's recent prospectus, along with our initial co-located solar and power storage project.

" Both financial investments mark vital action in satisfying Bluefield Solar Revenue Fund's strategic goal of adding corresponding sustainable assets, approximately 25% of GAV, to its high executing UK solar portfolio.

" The 109 wind turbines are quickly accretive to profits and more underpin our predicted outcomes as well as rewards for the financial year finishing in June 2021 and past, with remarkably high degrees of managed incomes.

" This is our very first investment in energy storage and the board sights this as an appealing resource of diversity for our earnings, with significant future evaluation uplift possibility from adding solar and storage space properties in growth.".

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