Greencoat UK Wind reports a strong set of final results for 2019 but still ignores the threats to renewables

By Stewart Dalby Shareholders and other interested investors in Greencoat UK Wind, a leading renewable infrastructure fund, must by now have got used to the fact that each year around February, the company announces a very pleasant annual event. For seven consecutive years, since the company listed on London’s alternative investment market AIM, it has [...]

By |2020-05-20T12:03:56+00:00May 19th, 2020|Greencoat UK Wind|Comments Off on Greencoat UK Wind reports a strong set of final results for 2019 but still ignores the threats to renewables

Greencoat UK Wind reports another good year but continues to ignore future risks to its profitability

On 28 February Greencoat UK Wind announced another strong set of results for 2018. During the year the company increased its generating capacity from 694 to 836 MW by acquiring 3 new wind farms and increasing its investment in the large Clyde project in South Lanarkshire. Greencoat now owns all or part of 32 wind [...]

By |2019-03-02T19:24:08+00:00March 5th, 2019|Greencoat UK Wind|Comments Off on Greencoat UK Wind reports another good year but continues to ignore future risks to its profitability

Greencoat UK Wind reports a healthy shareholder return of 8.5 per cent but ignores the long term realities of wind power

On 26 February Greencoat UK Wind announced a strong set of results for 2017. During the year the company increased its generating capacity from 420 to 694 MW by acquiring 10 new wind farms and increasing its stake in the large Clyde wind farm. As a result net cash generation was £80.1 million (2016: £49m), [...]

By |2018-02-27T16:22:20+00:00March 1st, 2018|Greencoat UK Wind|Comments Off on Greencoat UK Wind reports a healthy shareholder return of 8.5 per cent but ignores the long term realities of wind power

Should we regard operational wind farms as a sort of annuity?

The recent news that SSE, the electricity generator, is selling half of its Clyde Wind farm to a consortium of Greencoat UK wind, the sector-focused investment fund, and two pension funds is but the latest affirmation of the crucial difference between developing and running a wind farm project. Getting a project up and running, dealing [...]

By |2017-07-25T08:44:05+00:00March 15th, 2016|Greencoat UK Wind|Comments Off on Should we regard operational wind farms as a sort of annuity?
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