Cumbrian Mear Moor wind farm now under community ownership

A Cumbrian wind farm is said to be the first in the UK to be transferred to community ownership from a commercial developer. More than 400 individuals raised £2.8 million in just two weeks to refinance the Mear Moor community wind farm. Energy Prospects, High Winds and Baywind bought the renewable project, with support from […]

Triodos banks on UK solar with £17.9m loan

Triodos Bank is providing £17.9 million worth of loans to refinance two solar farms in the UK. It will support Spanish developer Gamma Solutions’ 15MW Stokes Marsh and 5MW Stoneshill solar farms located near Coulston in Wiltshire and Exeter in Devon. With more than 62,000 panels installed, they generate enough electricity to power more than […]