Two new transactions for a combined consideration of £29 million

We are pleased to announce completion of two new transactions for a combined consideration of £29 million. The first is a ready to build 28MW ground-mounted solar project in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. The project has been acquired from Heliofidem UK Ltd, with energisation expected in Q4 2023.  We have also signed heads of terms and an … Read more

Renewable investment at an all time high

Solar overtaking other energy sources

Investment in UK renewables is at an all-time high, with an outstanding 500MW of solar power built and connected in 2022, and a further 1200 sites in planning. The solar trends seen in the UK over the last couple of years have indicated that the growth in capacity of solar as well as of energy … Read more

Solar set to overtake other energy sources by 2027

Solar panels

Next year, solar photovoltaic capacity will leapfrog that of hydropower, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA) who have estimated that ‘In three years, it will overtake gas-fired generation. And, in four years, it will push past coal — to boast the largest share of generation capacity of any power source.’ The Financial Times reported on these findings quoting … Read more

Getting to Net Zero

Solar Farm in UK photovoltaic panels in green field solar energy

Great to see our investment advisor Atrato Group contributing to Burges Salmon LLP’s report on Getting to Net Zero. Francisca Wiggins from Atrato discusses the challenges and solutions found in implementing on-site energy such as future proofing, investor and regulatory pressures, and the age-old debate of cost vs return. “Corporates are very aware of the need to do something … Read more

ROOF signs new 20-year PPA with Tesco

Portfolio update

We are delighted to announce a new 20-year PPA with Tesco for a 370kWp rooftop solar project in Norwich. Once completed, the ROOF portfolio will include 19 operating rooftop solar systems on Tesco sites across the UK. ROOF has also been selected as a PPA provider to Tesco as part of a new framework agreement. Under the … Read more

How clean energy PPA appetite has surged

Clean energy

Interesting article from Cecilia Keating at Business Green on how the appetite for clean energy PPA’s has surged over the last decade. “150GW later: The dizzying rise of the power purchase agreement. Two analyses out this week have underscored how the global PPA market has surged over the last decade as corporates have increasingly sidestepped wholesale markets to tap … Read more

Green projects are boosting UK growth

Green economy

A new report by the CBI (Confederation of British Industry) has found that the transition to a greener economy is worth £71bn, and green projects have brought jobs and investment to parts of the UK experiencing industrial decline. “The net zero economy is addressing levelling up and the UK’s productivity problem” says Peter Chalkley, the director of the Energy … Read more