The Renewables Infrastructure Group’s £22.6 million acquisition of Community Wind Farm in Scotland


Harper Macleod has advised The Renewables Infrastructure Group Limited (TRIG) on the acquisition of Neilston Community Wind Farm in East Renfrewshire.

The four-turbine, 10MW wind farm was acquired by the renewable energy investment fund from developer Carbon Free and the Neilston Development Trust (NDT), which held a 28% share of the project, for £22.6 million.

The Project, which has operated since 2017, has been accredited under the UK’s 20-year 1.0 ROC per MWh support scheme and bene?ts from a power purchase agreement with Statkraft.

David Bone (picture), Partner and Head of Energy & Natural Resources at Harper Macleod, led on the property work with fellow Partner Peter Ferguson leading on planning.

Involved fees earner: David Bone – Harper Macleod; Peter Ferguson – Harper Macleod;

Law Firms: Harper Macleod;

Clients: The Renewables Infrastructure Group Limited (TRIG);