Solar trains company, Riding Sunbeams, has received its first commercial funding from Thrive Renewables and Friends Provident Foundation This will enable the team to develop community owned renewable energy projects to directly power the rail network at a commercial scale for the first time
Renewable energy investment company, Thrive Renewables, today announces plans to invest up to £6.5 million in the UK’s first geothermal power plant being developed by Geothermal Engineering Ltd. The plant, which is on the United Downs Industrial Estate in Cornwall, aims to supply circa 3 MWe (Mega Watt electrical) of baseload electricity to the National Grid and up to 12MW of renewable heat for local use.
Renewable energy investment company, Thrive Renewables, has acquired a new wind farm site near Girvan, South Ayrshire in Scotland. The project, to be named Chapelton wind farm, has planning and land rights for three turbines and initial ground works have commenced.
Thrive Renewables and Aura Power are launching a joint venture today that will offer thousands of UK businesses the chance to use battery energy storage systems to cut electricity bills at no cost to themselves.
Over 400 individuals raise an impressive £2.8m in just two weeks to refinance the Mean Moor community wind farm in Cumbria. It’s thought to be the first wind farm in the country to be transferred to community ownership from a commercial developer.