DJ Good Energy Group PLC Sale of Brynwhilach Solar Park for £5.6m
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Good Energy Group PLC
03 May 2019
3 May 2019
Good Energy Group PLC
Completion of the sale of Brynwhilach Solar Park for GBP5.6m
100% renewable electricity supplier and localised self-generation power service provider, Good Energy Group PLC ("Good Energy" or "the Company"), today announces that it has completed the sale of the 5MW solar park at Brynwhilach Farm near Swansea to CORE Pisces Limited in partnership with Gower Power Co-op CIC, a local Welsh community energy company. CORE Pisces is owned by CORE Home Nations Limited, funded by Big Society Capital Limited.
As previously announced, the deal was for GBP5.6m cash consideration and subject to certain sale conditions which have now been completed.
Good Energy will continue to be the PPA off taker for the site and will use the sale proceeds for general corporate purposes, including to fund investment initiatives supporting strategic growth, efficiency and profitability as already outlined by the Group.
Good Energy Group PLC Tel: +44 (0)1249 766795 Juliet Davenport, Chief Executive Charles Parry, Investor Relations Investec Bank plc (Nominated Tel: +44 (0) 20 7597 5970 Adviser) Jeremy Ellis Sara Hale Walbrook (Financial PR) Tel: +44 (0) 20 7933 8794 Paul Cornelius Nick Rome
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About Good Energy www.goodenergy.co.uk
Good Energy was founded in 1999 by Juliet Davenport OBE with the ambition to tackle climate change by generating and investing in renewable energy. Its purpose is to power the choice of a cleaner, greener future together with its customers, employees and investors.
Since it started, the company has been supplying clean power, sourced from its own generation assets as well as from independent, UK-based renewable generators. Good Energy also pioneered a more localised approach to energy by supporting home generation, launching the HomeGen scheme in 2004, which became the blueprint for the Feed-in Tariff.
Today, it continues to support and invest in localised energy generation, as the only UK energy company with more home-generation customers than supply. From using digital innovation to help UK households and businesses manage their energy usage more efficiently, to empowering more people to generate, store and share clean power, it is leading the charge towards a cleaner, distributed energy system.
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