2014 News

£110m funding secured for biggest waste wood renewable energy facility in the North West

Foresight Group (Foresight) and the UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) have today announced an investment in the construction of a new waste wood CHP facility in Merseyside. New £110m project to construct a 20.2 MWe, 7.8 MWth Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant in Widnes, Merseyside. The project will be...

Trina Solar announces sale of 10.6MW PV Power Plant in UK to Funds Managed by Foresight Group LLP

CHANGZHOU, China, Oct.10, 2014 : Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services, today announced that it signed a share purchase agreement on September 30, 2014 to sell the Company's 10.6MW PV power plant loca...

Connection of Bournemouth and Kencot Assets & Proposed Initial Placing and Offer for Subscription and Placing Programme

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Foresight completes Energy Efficiency investment with CEMEX UK

Foresight Group (Foresight) has committed to invest up to £4.5m funding Industrial Efficiency II Limited ("IEL II”), a company focused on the provision of large scale energy efficiency and energy cost reduction improvements to commercial customers. The initial investment focus is on energy ef...

Foresight boosts waste processing in East London

Foresight, on behalf of Foresight Environmental Fund ("FEF"), has announced a £1 million investment into Orion, a multi-faceted support service company dedicated to advanced and sustainable solutions. Foresight has worked alongside Orion since early 2013 to develop the company’s business plan, which...

Wymeswold solar farm opens doors to public on Solar Independence Day

Wymeseold solar farm, the UK's largest operational solar farm at 32.2MW, which is owned by Foresight Solar Fund Ltd, opens its doors to the public as part of the Solar Trade Asociation's (STA) Solar Independence Day on 4th July 2014. View Gavin Lumsden’s report from Wymeswold on behalf of CityWire:...

£6.5m boost to rural economy in Northern Ireland

Foresight Group and Green Investment Bank announce funding for two on-farm anaerobic digestion plants in County Tyrone and County Down; • Anaerobic digestion is a process which generates electricity and fertiliser from organic waste and is one of Northern Ireland’s most promising renewable energy te...

Shard welcomes Foresight Group as latest tenant

Foresight Group, the leading independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager, has become the latest business to move into the Shard - and is looking forward to benefiting from a base in the vibrant London Bridge Quarter, along with the superb transport links the location offers. To ...

Green Investment Bank and Foresight help London power itself with food waste

The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) has today announced a £7.5m commitment in a new £15m anaerobic digestion and green waste composting plant in Enfield, just outside London. The investment is being made by Foresight, one of GIB’s fund managers. • New £15m 1.2 MWe renewable energy f...

PlasRecycle welcomes Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, the Rt Hon. Edward Davey MP and London MEP, Baroness Sarah Ludford, to its new reprocessing plant in Woolwich.

Political visit to the UK’s first shopping bag and plastic film recycling facility, which • has the capacity to reprocess 20,000 tonnes per annum of used plastic films. • produces of plastic granulate for production of new bags • will reduce up to 30,000 tonnes per annum of CO2 emissio...