The Latest Sustainable Energy News from Low Carbon


Low Carbon commissions 73MW across seven new solar parks

 London, 2 April 2014 – Low Carbon, an investor, owner and operator of UK solar parks, has today announced the commissioning of the Lackford Estate Solar Park, a 20.9MW solar park in Suffolk as part of a total of seven new UK solar parks commissioned in 2014. The solar parks, which in total will generate approximately 73MW of power – enough to power more than 21,000 homes or a town the size of Torquay for a year* – are located in Cornwall, Devon, Wiltshire and Pembrokeshire.

The solar parks unveiled today include the first investments to be announced under the collaboration agreement Low Carbon has in place with Macquarie Capital which, over the next two years, will see the Company look to build and commission a total of up to 300MW of solar parks in the UK.



Low Carbon continues to strengthen leadership team

New hire to drive marketing at renewable investment company 

London, UK – 18th February 2014 – Today Low Carbon, the renewable energy investment company, announces the appointment of Quentin Scott as marketing director. Scott’s appointment will be the company’s second hire in the senior leadership team in the last three months.



Low Carbon and Macquarie 300MW UK solar project builds momentum

 Latest phase includes a further two sites producing 34MW of solar power 

London, 16 January 2014 – Low Carbon, the renewable energy investment company, and Macquarie Capital have today announced the launch of the second phase of their collaboration revealed last year. The latest two sites will produce 34MW of solar power, sufficient energy to power almost 10,000 homes per year (based on OFGEM estimates).



Low Carbon and Macquarie target 300MW of UK Solar

 First stage of the project to commence November 2013, with sites scheduled to be operational from February 2014 

London, 27 November 2013 – Low Carbon, the renewable energy investment company, and Macquarie Capital are collaborating to deliver a portfolio of up to 300MW solar projects in the UK.