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 Capital Attends the Energy From Waste Showcase

Skyrise Building

On 21 January 2020 Julia Safiullina addressed attending delegates at Energy from Waste Showcase organised by Energy Industries Council at Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Manchester. Julia’s topic was on how to deliver low carbon infrastructure in the UK. Her talk has focused on how to deliver sustainability goals in collaboration with local authorities and local […]

Iona Capital to Invest in Binn Group’s Energy From Waste Project in Scotland

Energy From Waste Scotland Binn Group's

Iona Capital is to make its second investment in a UK Energy from Waste (EFW) plant. Iona is investing in Binn Group’s 8.6MW EFW plant at their Binn Eco Park near Perth, Scotland, which will provide power to existing occupiers of the industrial park and export power to the National Grid. Construction of the EFW […]

St Boswells Biogas Continues To Deliver Strong Results

St Boswells Bioenergy

On 27 February, a number of Biogas Power representatives will be leading a closed group discussion on the benefits of AD to selected members of the SAC group. The aim of the event is to demonstrate the value of AD as well as provide a forum in which SAC members can share their ideas. This […]

Iona Capital Scores an ‘A’ Rating in its 2020 PRI Rating

Iona Capital Scores an ‘A’ Rating in its 2020 PRI Rating

The PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment) is the world’s leading proponent of responsible investment. It works to understand the investment implications of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors and to support its international network of investor signatories in incorporating these factors into their investment and ownership decisions. As part of its core purpose and commitment […]

Successful £60m Debt Financing for Iona’s UK Anaerobic Digestion Renewable Energy Portfolio

Anaerobic Digestion Bioenergy

Iona Capital Limited (“Iona”), the low carbon sustainable fund manager, has successfully closed a debt financing on behalf of one of its funds, Iona Environmental Infrastructure LP (“IEILP”), which has invested in an operational portfolio of 11 Anaerobic Digestion (“AD”) renewable energy assets, located across the UK. IEILP is a greenfield fund, which launched in […]

Climate reality: Richard Barker speaks at City of Bristol event

On November 21st in Bristol, Iona Capital’s Richard Barker gave the key-note address at a Climate Reality event, organised by Marvin Rees, the City’s Mayor. The event, at which more than 160 people working within Bristol’s private, public and third sectors attended. It was held to mark Climate Reality’s 24 Hours of Reality: Truth in […]