Windel Energy unveils its 350MW Mallard Pass Solar Farm

by Jamie Knott
08th Nov 2021

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Windel Energy unveils its 350MW Mallard Pass Solar Farm

NEWCASTLE, UK, November 4, 2021 – Windel Energy Ltd (the “Company”, or “Windel”), today announced it has unveiled it’s 350MW “Mallard Pass Solar Farm”.

The project is being brought forward by Mallard Pass Solar Farm Limited (“Mallard Pass”), which is part of a 1.4GW portfolio it is developing in the UK with Canadian Solar. The project is situated across 880 hectares of land either side of the East Coast Main Line near Essendine, partly situated in South Kesteven and partly in Rutland. Mallard Pass Solar Farm has the potential to power 92,000 homes, which is enough to power every home in Rutland and South Kesteven combined. The non-statutory phase of community consultation runs from today (4 November) until Thursday 16 December 2021. Recognising the benefits of digital consultation tools and face-to-face engagement, Mallard Pass Solar Farm is running a hybrid consultation, with both Q&A webinars as well as four in-person drop-in sessions. These event dates are as follows:

• Tuesday 23 November 2021
o 2pm to 6pm at Ryhall Village Hall, Church St, Ryhall, Stamford PE9 4HR
• Wednesday 24 November 2021
o 10am to 3pm at Stamford Town Hall, St Mary’s Hill, Stamford PE9 2DR
• Thursday 25 November 2021
o 2pm to 8pm at Essendine Village Hall, Bourne Rd, Essendine, Stamford PE9 4LQ
• Wednesday 17 November 2021
o Community Webinar 1 – 10am to 12pm
• Thursday 2 December 2021
o Community Webinar 2 – 6pm to 8pm

Full details of all these events can be found at the project website address www.MallardPassSolar.co.uk.

Gary Toomey, Managing Director of Windel Energy, commented “We recognise the need to deliver these projects sensitively. We want to talk with local communities to understand their views and listen to their ideas. Feedback received during this Stage One consultation will help us to develop our proposals more thoroughly, and we want to hear from as many members of the community as possible. Our project website, virtual exhibition and contact channels are now live, and we will be coming to the community to host three local consultation events. I would encourage anyone with an interest in these projects to get in touch and take part in our upcoming consultation.”

About Windel Energy
Founded in 2018, Windel Energy is a privately held company that specialises in the origination, development and asset management of renewable energy projects and low carbon disruptive technologies. Windel Energy has more than 3 GW of clean, renewable power in various stages of development. The Team at Windel Energy is comprised of development and investment professionals with leading industry expertise across sourcing, financial analysis, power markets and physical asset analysis and operations. The team takes a long-term ownership approach to the operations and management of renewable assets and benefits from extensive network of relationships, leading institutional infrastructure and in-house industry knowledge and experience. For additional information about Windel Energy on Linkedin or visit www.windelenergy.co.uk

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