Good Energy to redeem first green bond

Good Energy has announced it will redeem its first green bond, which was launched in 2013, at the end of March. The renewable energy developer and supplier will pay back investors as it says the purpose for which the money was raised will shortly be fulfilled. The news comes after the firm sold its Newton […]

Price rises begin amongst some small suppliers

Some small energy companies have begun hiking their prices. Supplier Toto Energy is raising the price of its variable rate tariffs by up to 27%. Good Energy has also said it will hike electricity bills on the 18th of January by 7.5% and gas by 6.8% for 70,000 customers. This means a household with typical […]

Good Energy sells two solar projects to community groups

Good Energy has sold two 5MW solar projects in Devon and Wales to community-owned organisations. A project at Newton Downs Farm in Devon has been sold for £5.8 million to Core Aries and Yealm Community Energy. An agreement has also been reached to sell the other 5MW solar park, located at Brynwhilach Farm in Wales, to […]

Good Energy and NewMotion launch smart EV partnership

Good Energy has launched a pilot scheme for electric vehicle (EV) smart charging with NewMotion. The 100% renewable energy provider will have EV charging points installed at its offices in Wiltshire by the smart solutions provider. Following the six-month trial, the companies aim to work in partnership to develop an electric vehicle charging proposition for […]

Good Energy picks partner for business battery storage

Good Energy has announced it will be working with Origami Energy to offer energy storage to commercial customers. They will provide business customers with bespoke battery storage solutions for power use flexibility and to help drive cost savings. Eden Project was the first commercial customer to sign up for a 250kW battery, which will be […]

Eden Project to flourish with battery storage

Good Energy has partnered with the Eden Project to launch its first energy storage solution. The renewable power provider says the battery units will help the indoor rainforest attraction match its energy demand with supply and save costs. The new battery, scheduled to be installed in summer 2018, will be made up of a combination […]

Boardroom battle between green suppliers cools off

Ecotricity has cancelled a planned meeting with Good Energy regarding the proposed appointment of two of its senior representatives as non-executive directors at the rival firm. Founder of Ecotricity Dale Vince and Board Director Simon Crowfoot would have appeared at the meeting, with shareholders voting to approve or deny the move. The renewable energy companies […]

Cornish wind farm denied planning permission appeal

A proposed 38.5MW onshore wind farm in Cornwall has been refused a planning permission appeal on visual grounds. Wiltshire-based renewable power supplier Good Energy had hoped to build the Big Field wind farm on a subsidy-free basis – it would have featured 11 turbines, each standing 125-metres tall. The project, which was previously refused consent by Cornwall Council in […]

UK renewable supplier rivals in boardroom battle

Privately owned green energy supplier Ecotricity has launched a bid for seats on the board of rival firm Good Energy. The latter listed company said Ecotricity has attempted to requisition a general meeting to consider the appointment of Founder Dale Vince and Simon Crowfoot, who leads the Electric Highway unit, to the board as non-executive […]

Good Energy raises £16.7m for storage and EVs

A renewable energy supplier has announced its second corporate green bond has closed. Good Energy said the offering received valid applications for £16.7 million over the duration it was open. The funds raised will support the company to explore opportunities in new business areas, including green business consultancy, solutions to promote the wider use of electric […]