Environmental News

Foresight Metering expands with acquisition of specialist Meter Asset Provider, Utility Funding Limited

12th January 2017

Foresight Metering Limited ("Foresight Metering”), a second generation meter asset provider ("MAP”), has acquired 100% of the share capital in Utility Funding Limited ("UFL”).   To view or read this announcement as a pdf click here.    Foresight Group and UFL have been working closely...
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FORESIGHT GROUP EXPANDS PARTNERSHIP FOLLOWING RAPID BUSINESS EXPANSION IN 2016

10th January 2017

•Minal Patel, Ricardo Piñeiro, and Matt Smith promoted to Partner Other highlights include:   • Assets under management grow 28% to £2.3 billion • New office opened in Sydney, Australia led by Director, Gary Sofarelli  • Solar infrastructure portfolio grows to 76 operational solar assets  – Renewable electricity generation capacity totals...
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Foresight sponsors Conrad Colman’s zero emissions Vendee Globe challenge on Foresight Natural Energy

10th November 2016

London: 10 November 2016 - Foresight Group LLP ("Foresight”), a leading independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager, is proud to become lead sponsor of Kiwi sailor, Conrad Colman’s boat, Foresight Natural Energy.  Colman is competing in the Vendee Globe ocean...
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Nottinghamshire anaerobic digestion plant secures £13m in funding

18th August 2016

More than £13 million in funding has been committed to a new anaerobic digestion (AD) plant in Nottinghamshire that will generate renewable energy.  To view or print this announcement from a pdf click here. The new facility at Stud Farm in Rufford will use...
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Northern Irish anaerobic digestion plants secure £10.5m investment

20th June 2016

The Foresight Group LLP (Foresight) managed Recycling and Waste LP (RAW) Fund, in which UK Green Investment Bank plc (GIB) is a cornerstone investor, has today committed £10.5m to two anaerobic digestion (AD) plants in Northern Ireland. Foresight-managed fund commits £10.5m to...
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Foresight reaches financial close on construction of 499kW AD plant at Mapledurham Estate, Berkshire.

11th April 2016

11 April 2016 – Foresight Group ("Foresight”), a leading independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager, has announced the investment of £3.5 million from Foresight AD EIS Fund to construct an Anaerobic Digestion ("AD”) plant on the Mapledurham Estate, near Reading...
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Prominent Infrastructure Investment Firm Makes First Australian Hire

1st April 2016

-UK-based Foresight Group launches $100 million bioenergy fund with Australian CEFC- 31 March 2016 -   Independent infrastructure investment manager and private equity investment manager, Foresight Group ("Foresight”), has made its first hire to support its expansion into Southern Hemisphere with the recruitment...
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Foresight commits £6.2m to build 1MW on-farm AD plant at the Moray Estate in Elgin, Scotland

7th March 2016

Foresight Group ("Foresight”), a leading independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager, has announced the investment of £6.2 million from Foresight AD EIS Fund (£4.4m) and Foresight ITS (£1.8m) to construct an Anaerobic Digestion ("AD”) plant on the Moray Estate, near...
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Foresight backs fourth Northern Ireland on-farm AD plant at Newtownards, Co. Down, with £3.9 million investment from Foresight AD EIS Fund

18th January 2016

Foresight Group ("Foresight”), the leading independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager, has announced the investment of £3.9 million from Foresight AD EIS Fund to construct an Anaerobic Digestion ("AD”) plant in County Down, Northern Ireland. Foresight AD EIS Fund commits £3.9...
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Foresight Group expands partnership following rapid business expansion in 2015

13th January 2016

13 January 2016 – Foresight Group ("Foresight”), the leading independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager, is pleased to announce the promotion of James Livingston, Dan Wells and James Samworth to Partner as of 1st January. Three promotions to Partner – James...
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Green Investment Bank and Foresight back Northern Irish farming family's energy generation ambitions

14th December 2015

UK Green Investment Bank plc (GIB) and Foresight Group LLP (Foresight) have today committed £1.7m to the construction of a £3.4m Anaerobic Digestion plant (AD) in Armagh, Northern Ireland.   To view or print this announcement from a pdf click here.  UK Green Investment...
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Foresight expands global reach to the southern hemisphere

26th November 2015

•£100 million fund launched to unlock the potential of bioenergy in Australia     As a result of Foresight Group’s ("Foresight”) successful deployment of funds managed on behalf of the UK’s Green Investment Bank ("GIB”) and European Investment Bank in the UK Waste sector,...
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Bioenergy Infrastructure Group announces second Energy from Waste project in Hull

23rd November 2015

Bioenergy Infrastructure Group ("BIG”), a platform established to invest and operate biomass plants in the UK, is pleased to announce financial close on its second Energy-from-Waste ("EfW”) project, a £200m, 25MW plant, on a 7.5 acre industrial site in Hull, East...
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Construction has started on a new Advanced Conversion Technology (ACT) 21.5MWe Biomass plant at Protos

29th October 2015

CoGen Limited (CoGen) announces the successful financial completion of Ince Bio Power, the 21.5MWe Waste Biomass project at Protos, formerly known as Ince Park, in Cheshire, where construction has commenced.    New £100m project to construct 21.5MW recovered fibre plant at Protos, formerly...
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Investment by Infracapital launches new Biomass platform Bioenergy Infrastructure Group

6th October 2015

Infracapital, the infrastructure investment arm of M&G Investments, Aurium Capital Markets LLP ("Aurium”), Foresight Group LLP ("Foresight”), and Helios UK BIG L.P. ("Helios”), have today announced the launch of the Bioenergy Infrastructure Group ("BIG”), a platform established to invest in the...
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