Wind

Global investor tuned to Scottish wind quartet

Global infrastructure investor Resonance Asset Management has acquired four wind farms in Scotland through its second fund Resonance British Wind Energy Income II Limited (RBEIF II). The four investments totalled £15.6m and all have an exporting capacity of 500kW each having been de-rated from either 800kW or 900kW to benefit from higher feed-in tariffs (FITs). […]

Wind Farms in the Shetland Islands receive boost as energy regulator approves transmission link

Plans for large wind farms in Shetland have received a boost after energy regulator Ofgem announced that it has approved the proposed subsea transmission link between the isles and the Scottish mainland. The Ofgem approval is subject to evidence that the Viking Energy project – which has been dependent on the cable getting the green light […]

renewable energy subsidies

Dutch Government doubles renewable energy subsidies

The Dutch Government is to double subsidies for renewable energy to €4bn from a previously planned €2bn. In a letter to the parliament, the Netherlands’ minister for economic affairs and climate policy Eric Wiebes announced that the decision was aimed at reducing CO2 emissions by 25% by the end of 2020, meeting the country’s obligations under […]