Bruntwood acquires stake in wind farm

Bruntwood has bought a 42.4 % share in a fresh co-operative owned wind farm, becoming the initial commercial property company to make this type of move.

The investment implies that Bruntwood – which includes commercial property around Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Birmingham, Glasgow and Cambridge- will today source 80 % of its annual power needs, covering Bruntwood’s very own offices and shared areas, from the brand new wind farm at Kirk Hill in Ayrshire straight, Scotland.

Unify Power, Bruntwood’s energy supply company, has turned into a partner to a fresh cooperative formed to provide the wind farm which includes both households and companies. Unify Energy shall provide businesses making use of their green power from the wind farm, with Electronic.ON Next, Your Co-Op SO and Energy Energy set to provide domestic consumers.

The wind farm, that is being produced by Ripple Energy, may be the biggest consumer-owned wind farm in the united kingdom now.

Chris Oglesby, CEO of Bruntwood, mentioned: “Bruntwood had been the initial commercial property business in the UK to join up to the 2030 World GBC Internet Zero target which investment will provide an enormous part of us reaching our targets. 

“We recognise the substantial impact our structures have on environmentally friendly performance of our metropolitan areas, through their power consumption largely. Our portfolio in Manchester, for instance, makes up about 0.6 % of the city’s emissions as soon as you likewise incorporate our customer’s power use. Sourcing power through Kirk Hill shall create a main dent into this. 

“In assisting our cities have a big step forwards in their own internet zero journeys, we’re furthermore giving customers the chance to minimise their emissions plus some defense from the inflationary pressures on power prices through greater balance.” 

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