Octopus Renewables’ Acquisition Of A Scottish Windfarm From RDC Partners

Burges Salmon advised RDC Partners on the deal.

RDC Partners LLP sold the rights to construct the Cumberhead Wind Farm, a 50MW onshore wind farm located in South Lanarkshire, Scotland, to Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust plc.

Completion of the sale is conditional upon achieving ready-to-build status, which is expected to occur in August 2021.

Construction will start shortly after completion with the wind farm expecting to be fully operational in Q4 2022. Cumberhead Wind Farm will consist of 12 turbines and have an initial expected operating life of 25 years.

The Burges Salmon team advising RDC Partners LLP on the transaction comprised partner Jonathan Eves (Picture), associate Bethan Penrhyn-Jones and solicitor Rebecca Brown from the firm’s Corporate team, along with partner Euan Bremner and associate Sarah Stewart from Real Estate.

Involved fees earner: Euan Bremner – Burges Salmon; Rebecca Brown – Burges Salmon; Jonathan Eves – Burges Salmon; Bethan Penrhyn-Jones – Burges Salmon; Sarah Stewart – Burges Salmon;

Law Firms: Burges Salmon;

Clients: RDC Partners LLP;

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler