Tag Archives: UK solar

Elgin Energy secures planning permission for largest English project to date

On 26 August 2020, Elgin Energy was granted planning permission for South Wheatley, a 49.9MW solar farm in Nottinghamshire, England. This is our largest successful planning application in England to date. Below is an overview of the development and the projected number of homes / cars that the farm will power annually once energised.

Elgin Energy and Foresight enter a joint venture to develop 200MW of UK solar PV projects

Elgin Energy and Foresight Group are pleased to announce the formation of a joint venture (JV) to develop a pipeline of greenfield solar projects across the UK. The JV aims to develop six projects located in England, Wales and Scotland, with a total generating capacity of 200MW. Ronan Kilduff, Managing Director of Elgin Energy commented: […]

Elgin Energy partners with METKA EGN to progress 76MW of UK solar projects to energisation

Elgin Energy, one of the leading solar development platforms across the UK and Ireland, is pleased to announce it is partnering with METKA EGN, MYTILINEOS’ Renewables and Energy Storage (RSD) Business Unit, a world-class solar developer, to progress 76 megawatts (MW) of unsubsidised UK solar development projects to energisation; a 49.9MW project in England and […]

Fourth fundraise secured by solar developer Elgin Energy

PRESS RELEASE Fourth fundraise secured by solar developer Elgin Energy Two fundraises completed with Cantor Fitzgerald Ireland Leading independent international solar developer Elgin Energy has secured a fourth fundraise for £4.7 million. The fundraise was closed in January 2020. Funding was obtained from Irish investors and will provide capital to complete late stage development of […]

Planning permission granted for largest Welsh project to date

On 1 August 2019, Elgin Energy was granted planning permission for Wauntysswg, a 30MW solar farm in South East Wales.  Due to the size of the project, the planning application was determined by the Welsh Ministers under the new Development of National Significance (DNS) policy. This is the second solar farm to be granted permission […]

Planning Permission granted for Gorse Lane

On Friday 12 April, Elgin Energy was granted planning permission for Gorse Lane, a 20MW solar farm in Lincolnshire, England. Below is an overview of the development and the projected number of homes / cars that the farm will power annually once energised.

Major funding secured for leading UK solar developer

PRESS RELEASE  Wednesday 19 June Elgin Energy, the UK’s leading independent solar developer, has secured funding for a portfolio of their late stage pipeline. Elgin Energy partnered with Cantor Fitzgerald Ireland to raise funds to progress development on their UK projects. £4.3 million was raised in this first fundraise, which closed in June 2019. Due […]

Planning Permission granted for largest solar farm in Scotland

PRESS RELEASE Elgin Energy has received planning permission for a 50MW solar PV project at Milltown Airfield near Elgin in Moray. This is the largest consented solar PV project in Scotland to date. The Milltown Airfield project is the first solar development approved by the Energy Consents Unit (ECU) of the Scottish Government which rules […]