RES has signed two new asset management agreements with Octopus Energy Generation for ​the ​Crossdykes Wind Farm and Cumberhead Wind Farm ​they manage ​in Scotland. Both agreements will see RES provide technical, commercial and financial asset management for each site. 

Located in Dumfries and Galloway, Crossdykes has been operational since 2021. Crossdykes Wind Farm has an overall installed capacity of 48MW, comprising 10 Nordex turbines. Octopus Energy Generation acquired the project​ on behalf of Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust (ORIT) and the Sky fund (ORI SCSp)​ in 2022.​​ 

Darren Cook, UK&I Asset Management Director, commented: “RES provided asset management services for previous owners; therefore, we are extremely pleased to be strengthening our partnership and continuing our valued asset management service at Crossdykes with new asset owner Octopus Energy Generation”. 

Octopus Energy Generation’s Cumberhead Wind Farm​ is also managed on behalf of ORIT. It​ ​is​ situated in South Lanarkshire ​and ​is currently under construction. Once installed, Cumberhead will have a capacity of 50MW. ​The full-scope asset management contract start​s​​ later​ in 2023​.​ 

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