YES. This is what we like: well-known people (like Michael Eavis) championing solar power. That gets the green thumbs up from the GPI team.
Today, The Guardian reports that Barclays’ business arm is to help UK farmers finance renewable energy projects “following a massive surge in interest”.
Good stuff. And for the record, our interest never dwindled…
“We want to signal very clearly to the market that we consider this to be a big future industry, a big opportunity for agricultural businesses and also a big opportunity for the renewables,” said Barclays business product and marketing director, Travers Clarke-Walker, whose team will be managing the fund. “This is a quickly emerging industry.”