Green Steel: SIMEC Energy seals hydro deal and targets 1GW of renewable power capacity

Madeleine Cuff
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 SIMEC Energy plans to build eight new hydroelectric plants in Scotland over the next three years
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SIMEC Energy plans to build eight new hydroelectric plants in Scotland over the next three years

Gupta family's SIMEC Energy to buy Green Highland Renewables and reveals plans to build 1GW of renewables capacity in the UK by 2021

SIMEC Energy yesterday announced the acquisition of hydro firm Green Highland Renewable (GHR) in the latest step forward for its high profile green metals plan. The Gupta family-owned SIMEC Energy announced...

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