December 6, 2022
COP27, which recently concluded in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, was considered one of the most important climate conferences to date.
International Volunteer Day 2022
One of Ventient’s pillars of workplace wellbeing is ‘Give: Your time, your words – look after each other’, and one of the ways we do this is by encouraging our teams to take part in volunteering activities, working with different community groups.
Ventient Energy Achieves Score of 100 in GRESB Infrastructure Assessment
Ventient Energy has been recognised in the 2022 GRESB Infrastructure Assessment as Sector Leader in the categories of Renewable Power and Wind Power Generation, achieving Sector Leader status for the fourth time.
Ventient Energy Welcomes Marta Martínez and Bruce Phillips to the Board of Directors
Ventient Energy is delighted to announce that Marta Martinez and Bruce Phillips will officially join the company on 1st October 2022, replacing long serving Board members Steen Stavnsbo and Mikael Kramer.
Celebrating Pride Month in June
The reason it is called Pride is opposed to shame and social stigma that historically LGBTQI+ individuals have been suffering from. The main symbol of Pride is a rainbow flag to reflect the diversity of the movement and denote the spectrum of gender and sexuality.
Upcoming Global and European Energy Events
Key sustainable energy events to check out in 2022
Supporting 2022’s Mental Health Week
9th – 13th May is Mental Health week, and the theme this year is loneliness.
Completion of Acquisition of 443MW in Spain
Following our acquisition announcement in December 2021, we are pleased to confirm the completion of the acquisition of 443 MW capacity in the Spanish region of Castilla y Leon.
Ventient CEO maintains his place on the 2022 European Power List
Ventient Energy CEO, Mark Jones, has once again been named in the top 100 most influential people in the European wind sector.
Ventient Energy signs purchase agreement to acquire scale operational wind and solar build in Spain
As part of its continued building of a strong, leading, diversified renewable energy business in Europe, Ventient Energy has extended its Iberian business, signing a purchase agreement for a total of 443 MW capacity, comprising 203 MW of onshore wind and the future buildout of 240 MW of hybridised solar which will be built on Ventient’s onshore wind sites.
Ventient Energy Appoints Carlos Guinand as Chairman
Ventient Energy is delighted to announce the appointment of Carlos Guinand as non-executive Chairman of its Board of Directors.
Ventient Energy reconfirmed as Sector Leader by GRESB for the third time
GRESB, the global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) benchmark for real assets, has released the results for the 2021 GRESB Assessment.
Pauvres Wind Farm Acquisition
Ventient Energy has completed the acquisition of the Pauvres Wind Farm – a 15MW project in the French region of Ardennes, featuring five Vestas V117 wind turbines.
Ventient Energy Named Sector Leader by GRESB for its Leadership in Sustainability
GRESB has named Ventient Energy the Sector Leader in 2020 Infrastructure Asset Assessment.
Causeymire study reaches positive conclusion
A fifteen year Section 75 Planning condition at Causeymire Wind Farm in Caithness has been successfully discharged following the publishing of the final scientific report on environmental surveys conducted at the site along with a number of habitat management measures undertaken earlier in the life of the wind farm.
Completion of Acquisition
Following our acquisition announcement in August 2020, we are pleased to confirm the completion of the acquisition of the Portuguese wind farm operator, Iberwind.
Ventient Energy signs purchase agreement to acquire Iberwind
Ventient Energy is poised to buy the Portuguese wind farm operator, Iberwind.
Ventient Energy communication re. Coronavirus outbreak
During this uncertain time our main priority remains the health and safety of our people, business partners and the community we work with.
Ventient Energy expands into continental Europe
Ventient Energy has expanded operations across continental Europe by adding 69 onshore wind farm sites in Belgium, France, Germany, Spain and Portugal to the company’s growing portfolio.
Ventient takes top GRESB rating
Ventient Energy has been given a five-star rating and attained ‘Sector Lead’ status from the international organisation that assesses and benchmarks the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance of real assets.
Planning Inspectorate makes decision on Kirkby Moor Wind Farm planning appeal
The Planning Inspectorate has announced that they will grant planning permission for the continued operation of the Kirkby Moor wind farm until 2027.
Charity Cycle Under Way - Follow Progress Here
Our gallant team of Ventient colleagues - Stuart Hastie (Control Centre Manager), Marcus McGinley (Technical Manager) and Tony Crombie (Regional Asset Manager) – are now on their bikes and cycling their way from Lands End to John O’Groats.
European Power List 2019
A Word About Wind has published its 2019 European Power List. The report celebrates the 100 people who have had the biggest impact on the European Wind Industry in the last 12 months and ranks our very own CEO, Mark Jones at number 80.
Learners Are Blown Away By Wind Farm Visit
A group of seven learners from TTE Technical Institute gained a valuable insight into the benefits of renewable energy during a visit to Seamer Wind Farm.
Ventient Energy Charity Cycle
Making a positive contribution to society is core to the values of Ventient Energy and this summer 3 of our colleagues are doing their bit with a very special charity cycle.
Bringing Superfast Fibre Broadband to Tweedsmuir
Tweedsmuir Community Council will be joining the superfast digital highway thanks to a grant of £69,000 over two years which has been awarded by the Ventient Glenkerie Community Fund.
Ventient Energy takes 1GW step into Europe as Scotland's Energy Minister opens Edinburgh HQ
Ventient Energy has commenced a significant expansion into Europe as Scotland’s Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse opens their Edinburgh HQ.
Kirkby Moor Supporters
Our Kirkby Moor wind farm is one of the oldest in the UK, which began operating in 1993, however it's future remains uncertain.
Mark Jones take the helm at Ventient Energy
Experienced wind energy CEO Mark Jones has taken the helm at Ventient Energy, with a mandate to grow the firm’s portfolio within and beyond the UK.
Kirkby Moor Wind Farm Donation for Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team
Our Kirkby Moor wind farm, near Ulverston has provided £2,000 to install a new radio mast for the volunteer rescue team.
Five Star Result from GRESB Audit
We are delighted to announce that Ventient Energy received a five star result from our GRESB Audit this year.
Renewable Energy - CFO of the Year 2018
We’re delighted to announce that our very own CFO, Katerina Brown has been awarded the title of Renewable Energy – CFO of the Year 2018 by the M&A publication Acquisitions International.
Forces TV at Lissett Airfield Wind Farm
To mark the centenary of the Royal Air Force, we had Forces TV film on our Lissett Airfield Wind Farm to take a look at how former RAF bases are being used today, after being closed at the end of the Second World War.
Bryn Titli Planning Approval
Ventient Energy welcomes the unanimous decision from Powys’ Council planning committee to approve its application to extend the operational life of the Bryn Titli Wind Farm in South Wales.
New Shieling Landmark in Argyll
Ventient Energy's Beinn Ghlas wind farm gives financial backing to the opening of the new Shieling landmark in Argyll.
Windfall for Community Groups in Northumberland
The Ventient Sisters North Steads Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund has made its first round of awards in 2018. Four grants totalling £37,485 have been awarded to projects within a five kilometer radius of the wind farm.
Gala Day Future is Bright!
Douglas Gala Day Committee has secured funding for the next three years thanks to an award of over £10K from Ventient Energy’s Galawhistle Wind Farm Fund.
Ventient Energy to appeal planning decision on Kirkby Moor wind farm
Granting of appeal would benefit local economy, society and environment
Funding now available for Northumberland projects thanks to new grant fund
Renewable energy firm Ventient Energy and the Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland are looking to support community projects in Northumberland with a grants programme totalling £183,500 over the next year.
UK’s third largest wind farm owner-operator launches today as Ventient Energy
Ventient Energy Ltd, the UK’s third largest generator of onshore wind energy, and the largest non-utility owner of onshore wind, was officially launched today.