Iona Capital enters the solar market

Iona Capital, the low carbon sustainable fund manager, is entering the UK solar market in a partnership with IGas to develop utility scale solar farms in the UK.  Its first solar project with IGas will be situated in southern England and will be 25-40MW in size. By drawing on its project development and investment experience in […]

St Boswells Biogas to repurpose spent grain from local gin distillery

An article in the BBC last week covered how a rise in demand for gin has helped fuel plana for a £46m grain distillery in the Borders. Jackson Distillers has indicated that the new facility will produce 20 million litres of alcohol per year and will provide 20 permanent jobs, 200 during the facilities construction. […]

Iona Management Services

Deal Overview Iona Management Services (“IMS”) was established in August 2015 as Advantage Biogas, and renamed Iona Management Services in July 2021. It provides support services to AD plants across the UK focusing on day to day operations, routine and reactive maintenance, health and safety reporting, plant optimisation and biological services. The team is unique […]

Biogen Waen

Deal Overview In October 2012, when a consortium of North Wales local authorities; Denbighshire County Council, Conwy County Borough Council and Flintshire County Council signed a 15-year agreement with Biogen UK to design, build, and operate the Waen facility. The investment benefits from government support under the FiT regime and the RHI subsidy, both of […]

Wray House Biogas

Deal Overview Wray House Biogas was established in July 2014. The AD plant was supplied by PlanET and generates in excess of 400MWh of electricity per annum. Wray House Farm supplies the feedstock from existing farm manure and slurries, supplemented with energy crops. The facility receives FITs, with the electricity being used on the farm […]

Whitchurch Biogas

Deal Overview The facility is located adjacent to Agro Merchants Ltd, one of the country’s leading temperature-controlled storage and logistics providers to the food industry. Grocott Development has partnered in the development of the plant and also takes the majority of the electricity generated via a private wire, thus allowing the majority of Agro Merchant’s […]

Westholme Farm Biogas

Deal Overview Westholme Farm Biogas was established in November 2013. The AD plant was supplied by Anaergia and generates in excess of 400MWh of electricity per annum. Westholme Farm supplies the feedstock from existing farm slurries, supplemented with energy crops. The facility receives FITs, with the electricity being used on the farm or sold to […]

Washfold Biogas

Deal Overview Washfold Biogas reached financial close in December 2013 and commissioned Anaergia to design and build the 200kW AD plant. Washfold Farm supplies the feedstock from existing farm manure and slurries, supplemented with energy crops. The facility receives FITs, with the electricity being used on the farm or sold to the national grid. The […]