The Board of The Renewables Infrastructure Group Limited (“TRIG”) is pleased to announce that the Company has acquired a 100% interest in Haut Vannier SAS (“Haut Vannier” or “the Project”), with the rights to construct a 43MW wind farm located in Haute-Marne, approximately 65km northeast of the city of Dijon in France.
The Project has been developed by Envision and Velocita, who will continue to carry out the construction, and will consist of 17 Envision 2.5MW E-131 turbines. Construction is underway and the Project is expected to commence operations in Q1 2022. RES will provide asset owner engineer services during the construction period.
The Project will benefit from an attractive 20-year subsidy in the form of an inflation linked Contract-for-Difference with the utility company EDF, which fixes the price to be received for the power. As a result, the Project has no power price risk for the duration of the subsidy term. This acquisition represents the continuation of the Company’s strategy to complement its balanced portfolio with different revenue characteristics to generate sustainable returns for shareholders, within TRIG’s identified key markets.
Once constructed, the Project would represent approximately 1% of TRIG’s portfolio value on a committed investment basis. Following this acquisition, the percentage of TRIG’s assets which are in construction will be approximately 10%.
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The Renewables Infrastructure Group (“TRIG” or the “Company”) is a leading London-listed renewable energy infrastructure investment company. The Company seeks to provide shareholders with an attractive long-term, income-based return with a positive correlation to inflation by focusing on strong cash generation across a diversified portfolio of predominantly operating projects. TRIG is targeting an aggregate dividend of 6.76 pence per Ordinary Share for the year to 31 December 2020.
TRIG is invested in a portfolio of over 70 wind, solar and battery storage projects with aggregate net generating capacity of over 1.5GW. TRIG is seeking further suitable investment opportunities which fit its stated Investment Policy.
Further details can be found on TRIG’s website at www.trig-ltd.com .
TRIG’s Investment Manager is InfraRed Capital Partners Limited (“InfraRed”) which has successfully invested in over 200 infrastructure projects since 1997. InfraRed is a leading international investment manager focused on infrastructure and real estate. It operates worldwide from offices in London, Hong Kong, New York, Seoul, Sydney and Mexico City. With over 190 professionals it manages in excess of USD 12 billion of equity capital in multiple private and listed funds, primarily for institutional investors across the globe. InfraRed is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
The infrastructure investment team at InfraRed consists of over 85 investment professionals, all with an infrastructure investment background and a broad range of relevant skills, including private equity, structured finance, construction, renewable energy and facilities management.
InfraRed implements best-in-class practices to underpin asset management and investment decisions, promotes ethical behaviour and has established community engagement initiatives to support good causes in the wider community. InfraRed is a signatory of the Principles of Responsible Investment.
Further details can be found on InfraRed’s website at www.ircp.com
TRIG’s Operations Manager is RES (” Renewable Energy Systems”), the world’s largest independent renewable energy company.
RES has been at the forefront of wind energy development for over 38 years, with the expertise to develop, engineer, construct, finance and operate projects around the globe. RES has developed or constructed onshore and offshore wind, solar, energy storage and transmission projects totalling more than 17GW in capacity. RES supports over 6.3GW of operational assets worldwide for a large client base. Headquartered in Hertfordshire, UK, RES is active in 10 countries and has over 2,000 employees engaged in renewables globally.
RES is an expert at optimising energy yields, with a strong focus on safety and sustainability. Further details can be found on the website at www.res-group.com .
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