Ventient Energy gears up for growth

Published: 18 January 2019

An industry heavyweight has been appointed to lead a major expansion of a Scottish wind energy firm which is already one of the largest players in the sector.

Edinburgh-based Ventient Energy, which operates 34 wind farms UK-wide with a total capacity of nearly 690 megawatts, is targeting significant growth both in the UK and overseas.

Ventient Energy is already one of the biggest independent onshore wind generators in the UK and our ambition is to grow our portfolio significantly in the coming years...

Mark Jones, Chief Executive, Ventient Energy


Mark Jones, who has worked in the energy sector for almost 30 years, has been appointed as chief executive at the firm which was formed in 2017 by bringing together the portfolios of independent wind power producers Zephyr and Infinis Wind. 

Ventient chairman Andrew Lee said Jones was the “ideal appointment” for what was a major new phase in the firm’s growth. “He has hands-on experience in the development of renewable energy assets worldwide and his enthusiasm and drive make him a superb asset for the business.”

Ventient employs more than 40 staff, the majority of which are in Edinburgh...

Full story via The Scotsman News



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