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Monday 18 November, 2019

Greencoat Renewables

GRP to acquire 20.4MW Killala Community Wind Farm

RNS Number : 6583T
Greencoat Renewables PLC
18 November 2019
 

 

 

Greencoat Renewables acquires 20.4MW Killala Community Wind Farm

 

Installed capacity will increase to 451MW

 

Dublin, London, 18 November 2019: Greencoat Renewables PLC ("Greencoat Renewables" or "the Company") the Irish renewable infrastructure company invested in euro-dominated assets is pleased to announce it has acquired Killala Community Wind Farm, a 20.4MW wind farm situated in County Mayo.

 

The project consists of 5 Siemens 3.4MW turbines that have been operational since July 2019. An additional Siemens 3.4MW turbine is currently under construction which will bring the installed capacity to 20.4MW in Q4 2020.

 

The initial consideration is €37.2 million, with further proceeds payable once the final turbine becomes operational. Construction of the additional turbine is being overseen by the existing developers and Siemens will continue to manage the wind farm's O&M contract.

 

The project revenues are contracted under the REFIT 2 scheme, providing a guaranteed minimum floor price for the electricity generated until 2032.

 

The acquisition is being funded by the Company's €380 million credit facility. Following the acquisition, Greencoat Renewables total borrowings are 47% of Gross Asset Value.

 

Paul O'Donnell, Investment Manager said: "We are pleased to announce the acquisition of Killala, adding another high-quality wind asset with long-term contracted revenues. This is our first acquisition of a community windfarm and we are delighted that the local community will be sharing in the value created."

 

 

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For further details contact:

Greencoat Capital LLP (Investment Manager)

 

 

 

 

 

Bertrand Gautier

Paul O' Donnell

Tom Rayner





+44 20 7832 9400

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FTI Consulting (Investor Relations & Media)

 

 

 

 

 

Jonathan Neilan

 

 

 

 

+353 1 765 0886

Melanie Farrell

 

 

 

 

[email protected]

 

Davy (Broker, NOMAD and Euronext Growth Adviser)

Fergal Meegan

Barry Murphy

Ronan Veale

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

+353 1 679 6363

 

RBC Capital Markets (Joint Broker)

Matthew Coakes

Jonathan Hardy

 

 

 

 

+44 20 7653 4000

 

About Greencoat Renewables PLC

Greencoat Renewables PLC is an investor in euro-denominated renewable energy infrastructure assets and is focused on the acquisition and management of operating wind farms in Ireland. It is managed by Greencoat Capital LLP, an experienced investment manager in the listed renewable energy infrastructure sector.

 

 

 

 


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