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Monday 27 October, 2014

Renewable Energy Gen

Planning Permission

RNS Number : 3775V
Renewable Energy Generation Ltd
27 October 2014
 



27 October 2014

 

Renewable Energy Generation Ltd

 

Planning permission issued for Hallburn Wind Farm

 

Renewable Energy Generation Limited ("REG") (AIM: WIND), the UK renewable energy group, today announces that the Department of Communities and Local Government ("DCLG") has upheld the resolution to grant planning permission for the six turbine Hallburn Wind Farm.

As previously reported, Carlisle City Council resolved to grant permission for the 12MW project in June. Following a review of the decision by DCLG, planning permission has now been issued and, subject to the statutory six week legal challenge period, the project will move to construction in 2015.

Andrew Whalley, Chief Executive Officer said:

"We are pleased to note that Carlisle City Council's decision, taken in line with the planning officer's advice, has been upheld by DCLG. Hallburn is one of REG's largest UK onshore wind projects and as well as providing around 30GWh of green energy per annum will also bring much needed benefits to the local community."

 

Enquiries:

Renewable Energy Generation Limited

Andrew Whalley, Chief Executive Officer

David Crockford, Finance Director

Ian Lawrence, Communications Manager

+44 (0)1483 346550

Smith & Williamson Corporate Finance Limited

(Nominated Adviser)

Martyn Fraser

+44 (0)117 376 2213

Cenkos (Corporate Broker)

Bobbie Hilliam/Max Hartley

+44 (0)20 73978900

Broker Profile

Simon Courtenay
Tamsin Shephard

+44 (0)20 7448 3244

 

Notes to editors

Renewable Energy Generation Ltd (REG) is an AIM listed renewable energy group. Its main business is the development, construction and operation of wind farms and generating power from refined used cooking oil.

REG Windpower: based in Truro, Bath and Guildford, UK, it currently operates 11 wind projects in Cambridgeshire, Cornwall, County Durham, Yorkshire, Lancashire, Cumbria and Gwynedd, with a total capacity of 34.7MW as well as 3 projects on behalf of its partner BlackRock totalling 28MW. REG has around 200MW of projects in the planning system awaiting a consent.  

REG Bio-Power UK Ltd: based in Nottingham, UK: it operates electricity generation plant powered by fuel recovered from used cooking oil.

Headquartered in Jersey, REG was admitted to trading on AIM, a market operated by the London Stock Exchange, in May 2005 (AIM: WIND).


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