UK Government taken to court over CCL exemption

Two UK energy firms have started legal proceedings against the government for not providing enough notice when it announced the removal of the Climate Change Levy (CCL) exemption. Infinis and Drax claim the Department of Treasury didn’t give companies enough notice period to adapt their businesses accordingly. Drax is converting three of its generating units to […]

Vestas wins 66MW turbine order in Scotland

Danish manufacturer Vestas has won an order to supply its turbines for an onshore wind project in Scotland. It will install and commission the turbines which will have a capacity of 3MW and start delivering them in the second quarter of 2016. The Galawhistle wind farm is expected to generate 66MW and will be located between East Ayrshire […]

Weir buying hydro! Gazprom Energy signs seven year deal

Gazprom Energy will buy power from ten hydroelectric sites across England and Wales for seven years under a new deal kicking off today. The business energy supplier will take 17MW worth of power from independent renewable generator Infinis’ sites, including Barton Lock in Greater Manchester, Beeston Weir in Nottingham, the Elan Valley (pictured) in South […]

Gazprom buys year of power from UK supplier Infinis

Russian supplier Gazprom Energy has bought a year’s worth of power from UK renewable energy generator Infinis. From April this year, 16MW of power will be delivered to Gazprom Energy from 23 of Infinis’ landfill gas sites across the UK. Steve Armitage, Gazprom Energy’s Global Head of Power said: “We now have the foundations and […]

SSE sells wind interests

SSE has sold a 50% share, 36MW, in the Braes of Doune onshore wind farm to a fund managed by Climate Change Capital for £61.3 million.The agreement follows the April 2011 sale to Infinis of SSE’s 100% interest in three onshore wind farms, with a total capacity of 96.8MW, for £178.4 million. Gregor Alexander, Finance […]