Glennmont buys 18MW French wind farm

Investment company Glennmont Partners has bought an 18MW wind farm in the North-East region of France. It was built and developed by German firm ENERTRAG, which will continue to look after the technical and commercial operations. Glennmont’s onshore wind portfolio is now more than 210MW across France, Ireland, the UK and Italy. Head of Portfolio Management at […]

Clean energy fund buys UK biomass project

Renewable energy investor Glennmont Partners has bought a biomass power project in the UK for £160 million. ECO2 and Western Log Group sold the Margam Green Energy Project in Port Talbot, Wales to London-based Glennmont Partners. The plant, which will have a total capacity of 40MW, is expected to start operating in March 2017. It […]

38MW biomass plant open in Lincolnshire

A biomass plant that will generate enough electricity to power 65,000 homes has started operation in Sleaford, Lincolnshire. The 38MW straw-fired facility will also provide free heat to local sports clubs and community facilities and save around 230,000 tonnes of carbon emissions every year. Joost Bergsma, Managing Partner of renewable energy investor Glennmont, which bought […]

EU clean energy investor raises €500m

Renewable energy investor Glennmont Partners said it has raised €500 million (£395m) as part of its second fund, smashing its €450 million (£355.7m) target. It manages long-term capital to invest in technologies such as wind, biomass, solar and small-scale hydro. The 10-year Clean Energy Fund II was supported by the European Investment Bank (EIB) with […]

UK in midst of “flurry” in renewables investment

The UK is in the midst of a “flurry” in renewable energy investment as firms rush to make the most of certain returns on their cash. With the UK Government set to swap from one subsidy regime to a new one in 2017, investors are apparently making the most of the next few years when […]

Building begins at wind farm on West Yorkshire moors

Building began at a wind farm on the West Yorkshire moors this week. According to the investment fund behind it, the five turbine wind farm project at Todmorden Moor could be finished and generating energy by the end of the year. Glennmont Partners, the infrastructure fund which owns 115MW worth of wind projects in the […]