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Renewal of offshore wind deal with Ørsted

Released 08:36 17-Mar-2020

RNS Number : 4236G
Good Energy Group PLC
17 March 2020
 

  Good Energy Group PLC

 

Good Energy renews offshore wind deal with Ørsted

 

Good Energy Group PLC, the 100% renewable electricity supplier and innovative energy services provider, today announces the renewal of an agreement with Ørsted to source offshore wind power for its customers for a further three years.

 

The agreement between Ørsted and Good Energy continues to secure 12% of the output of the 210MW Westermost Rough Wind Farm, located in the North Sea 8km off the Yorkshire coast and operated from Ørsted's base in Grimsby. This represents enough renewable electricity to power more than 36,200 average homes. Under the agreement Good Energy can also increase the offtake in Years 2 & 3 to 17% and 28% respectively. Westermost Rough is owned by Ørsted, the Green Investment Group (GIG) and a consortium comprising GIG, Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 (MEIF5) and the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS).

 

The renewal of terms for a further three years, is the largest in Good Energy history and reflects the success of the ongoing relationship between Good Energy and Ørsted as part of a wider programme to explore opportunities for further cooperation over time. 

 

Juliet Davenport, Founder and CEO of Good Energy said:

 

"Offshore wind is a huge British success story and we are proud to play a part in that. Building on our partnership with Ørsted allows us to continue to build on our ambition to transition to a 100% renewable energy system, empowering more customers to use clean power and ultimately tackle climate change."

 

 

Enquiries:

Good Energy Group PLC

Juliet Davenport, Chief Executive

Charles Parry, Investor Relations

Luke Bigwood, Communications

 

Via Walbrook PR

Investec Bank plc (Nominated Adviser)

Jeremy Ellis

Sara Hale

 

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7597 5970

 

 

Walbrook (Financial PR)

Nick Rome

Tom Cooper 

goodenergy@walbrookpr.com

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7933 8783

 

 

About Good Energy www.goodenergy.co.uk

 

Good Energy is a generator and supplier of 100% renewable power and an innovator in energy services. It currently owns two wind farms, six solar farms and sources electricity from a community of 1,500 independent UK generators.

 

Since it was founded 20 years ago, the company has been at the forefront of the charge towards a cleaner, distributed energy system. Its mission is to support UK households and businesses generate, store and share clean power.

 


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