TRIG acquires 34MW wind farm in Wales for £100 mln

18/05/2017 10:32 Wind


The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) has finalized the purchase of the 34MW Garreg Lwyd Hill wind farm in Wales from RES for £100 million.

The operational project is sited in Powys and comprises 17 Vestas V100 2MW turbines.

It is suitable for the UK’s renewables obligation scheme and has a power purchase deal with Shell Energy.

Maintenance operations to the facility will be provided by Vestas.

The acquisition, which brings TRIG’s portfolio to 55 projects with total capacity of 754MW, was funded from the profits of a recent share issuance, according to the company.

Lack of customers drives Spanish coal mine to close down

15/08/2017 09:31:00

The La Escondida coal mine was shut down on Friday. The last-of-its-kind project was located in the Caballed de Arriba town, and was closed down because no one wanted to buy its coal.


Overhead powerlines to be implemented into the Autobahn for freight cars

15/08/2017 09:00:00

A new powerless project for freight cars is being developed by Siemens for the German Autobahn. The eHighway project aims to boost the viability of freight cars in a real-world environment.


Ireland: ESB will launch UK energy supplier this year

14/08/2017 15:09:00

Irish utility ESB is getting ready to launch an energy supplier in Britain later this year, accessing a highly competitive market that is also under inspection from government after the competition regulator found consumers were overcharged billions of pounds.