21 May '18, 11pm

Construction to begin on 'UK's first subsidy free wind farm'

Construction to begin on 'UK's first subsidy free wind farm'

Construction work is set to begin on what is believed to be the UK's first subsidy free onshore wind farm, after developer Energiekontor announced it has reached financial close on its 8.2MW Withernwick II extension project in Yorkshire. The company confirmed yesterday that it has secured a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with an unnamed consumer goods brand, allowing it to proceed with the project. Related articles Construction to begin on 'UK's first subsidy free wind farm' 'Future-proof': Pivot Power unveils plans for £1.6bn battery-based EV charging network Prime Minister pledges to halve new building energy use by 2030 Atlantis proposes £20m share issue in support of expansion plans Premier Inn doubles down on solar roof roll out A contract has also been signed with turbine manufacturer Senvion for four MM92 turbines, with the project now expected to come online in ear...

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