Burges Salmon advises on disposal of Yorkshire Hydropower

The firm’s Energy sector experts have advised the shareholders of Yorkshire Hydropower Holdings Limited (YHHL) on its sale to John Laing Environmental Assets Group (JLEN)

30 July 2019

The Burges Salmon team, led by Energy corporate partner Camilla Usher-Clark and associate Danny Perera, advised the shareholders of YHHL on all legal aspects of the deal, which sees the sale to JLEN of 100% of the shares in YHHL, which owns the Kirkthorpe, 500kW single turbine hydro project on the river Calder and the Thrybergh, twin screw 260kW hydro project on the river Don; plus a 1.2MW battery co-located at Thrybergh.

Mark Simon, director of YHHL says: “We are grateful to Camilla and Danny at Burges Salmon for their specialist legal advice and expert sector knowledge, which enabled us to complete this transaction successfully with John Laing Environmental Assets Group.” 

Camilla Usher-Clark adds: “We are delighted to have worked closely with YHHL’s board and owners on the deal, which has seen the transfer of ownership of two of the three largest hydropower stations built in England this century and the first commercial battery co-located with hydropower.”

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Camilla Usher-Clark

Camilla Usher-Clark Partner

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