Green Power Reserves Becomes Equity Partner in Pacific Green's 99.98 Mw Richborough Energy Park Battery Development
Pacific Green Technologies, Inc. (the "Company" or "PGTK",
(OTCQB:PGTK)) announces that it has entered into an agreement with
Green Power Reserves Limited ("GPR"), wherein GPR has made an
equity investment of GBP13 million (US$16.0 million) for a fifty
percent shareholding in Pacific Green Battery Energy Parks 1
The proceeds from the investment will be used to provide the equity
financing for the construction of the 99.98 MW battery energy
storage system ("BESS") the Company is developing in Kent, England.
As part of the investment, Paolo Revelli, Managing Director of GPR,
has agreed to join the Board of Directors of PGBEP and its
subsidiary, Richborough Energy Park Limited.
Scott Poulter, PGTK's Chief Executive, commented: "Paolo is a
veteran portfolio manager who has been a pioneer in the renewables
sector in the UK and Europe. We are delighted to have GPR as
partners in developing Richborough Energy Park."
Paolo commented: "The BESS market in the UK is a rapidly-growing
sector in the renewable energy mix, finding a partner capable of
delivering projects at grid-scale was critical for us. Having seen
Pacific Green's rapid transition from a single technology supplier
in the marine industry to a fully-integrated renewable energy
developer, we are confident in Pacific Green's delivery
Scott added, "We are very pleased to have reached this milestone
with Richborough Energy Park, as part of Pacific Green's 1.1 GW
UK-based pipeline. With a grid connection in mid-2023, I anticipate
many more updates with project milestones and new energy project
announcements over the next weeks and months."
About Pacific Green Technologies, Inc.
Pacific Green Technologies, Inc. is focused on addressing the
world's need for cleaner and more sustainable energy. The Company
offers BESS, Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and Photovoltaic (PV)
energy solutions to complement its marine environmental
technologies and emissions control divisions. For more information,
visit PGTK's website: www.pacificgreentechnologies.com
About Green Power Reserves Limited
GPR, which is led by Paolo Revelli, is a special purpose vehicle
focusing on battery storage in the UK. Mr. Revelli was formerly a
Managing Director at Morgan Stanley and is currently a director of
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Such forward-looking statements include, among other things, the
construction of the 99.98 MW BESS the Company is to develop in
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interest in the Company's battery, solar and emissions control
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Scott Poulter, Chairman & CEO
Pacific Green Technologies
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