Archives for 2014

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Hazel Capital joins Flora & Fauna

Hazel Capital is delighted to announce that Lizzie Darbourne has recently become a member of Fauna & Flora International’s Conservation Business Club.  Fauna & Flora International (FFI) is a leading international biodiversity conservation organisation.  Its mission is to act to conserve threatened species and ecosystems worldwide, choosing solutions that are sustainable, based on sound science...

West Hill Farm successfully commissioned

Hazel sold the largest solar farm in the UK, a 32.3MW plant in Wymeswold in Leicestershire, which is accredited under 2 ROCs, for £43.7m. The plant was acquired by the recently listed Foresight Solar Ltd and represents the cornerstone investment for the vehicle.

Wrangle Solar Farm offer closed

Hazel Capital is very pleased to announce the successful close of its Wrangle Farm solar offer at the beginning of July 2014.  The target £5m EIS-eligible capital was raised ahead of ‘Royal Assent’ to the Finance Bill 2014/15 which included legislative changes to put an end to EIS investment in subsidised solar projects. Wrangle Farm...

VCT Top Up Offer fully subscribed

The Directors of Hazel’s Renewable Energy VCT1 Plc and VCT2 Plc are delighted to announce the successful close of the linked Top Up offer launched in March 2014. Spanning both tax years 2013/14 and 2014/15, the 10% Top Up was very well received and was fully subscribed. An additional £4.1m was raised in this round...

Successful close of West Hill solar farm offer

We are pleased to announce the successful close of the West Hill Farm solar EIS offer at the end of February. Construction at the 8.6MW capacity ground-mounted farm in Devon is expected to commence over the next few weeks and to be commissioned in time for the summer months. There were high levels of interest in...

Solar park at the North Norfolk Business Centre now connected

The Hazel Capital team is very pleased to report that the 11MW solar park at the North Norfolk Business Centre is grid connected and commercial operations have commenced. Please click the link below for the latest press: http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/northrepps_solar_farm_almost_ready_to_switch_on_its_power_1_3119155