Elgin companions METKA EGN for 76MW of subsidy-free solar

Jul 9, 2020 08:20 PM ET
  • Elgin Energy has partnered METKA EGN to progress 76MW of solar to energisation.
Elgin companions METKA EGN for 76MW of subsidy-free solar
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The solar is unsubsidised as well as contains a 49.9 MW project in England and also two projects in Scotland that with each other complete 26MW.

METKA EGN is the renewables and also energy storage organisation device of Greek solar designer MYTILINEOS. Basic supervisor of business device, Nikos Papapetrou, said that its "significant experience and also engineering ability" will certainly help to incorporate even more renewables into the UK grid.

"The acquisition of these projects will certainly additionally settle our position in the UK market," Papapetrou included.

Elgin Energy, on the other hand, has a portfolio of 62 projects completing over 2GW in late phase advancement in the UK market. It secured ₤ 4.7 numerous moneying to complete the late-stage advancement of a 250MW-strong UK solar portfolio in January.

The solar developer has been energetic in the marketplace for a variety of years, having actually supplied 21 projects amounting to 230MW under the now inoperative Renewables Obligation scheme. In 2018, it had actually strategies authorized for a 50MW website in Scotland at a previous RAF landing field.

Ronan Kilduff, group managing director of Elgin Energy, said the new announcement highlights the "solid connection" it has with MYTILINEOS as well as is "further evidence" of solar PV having actually established itself as a "economical, utility-scale sustainable modern technology".

"With the fastest setup times of any renewable energy modern technology, solar PV is now uniquely put to accelerate the UK's drive to decarbonise its electrical energy grid and meet its ambitious target of web no carbon discharges by 2050," he completed.

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