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The Orkney Wind Company (Costa Head) Limited

Wind farm development on Orkney. £1.5Mn sought. Land optioned, over £2Mn invested, supportive Council, experienced team, strong economics.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Industrial/Energy
  • Location London, GB-ENG, United Kingdom
  • Currency GBP
  • Founded September 2010
  • Employees 1

Company Summary

The Orkney Wind Company (Costa Head) Ltd was formed after an extensive review of opportunities in Orkney working with the local Council. Land has been optioned, avian and other fatal flaw studies undertaken and further funding (EIS) of £1.5Mn is sought to complete development and consent the scheme. Exit will be by sale post consent. The Council is the consenting authority and wishes to invest in the built wind farm, worth circa £40Mn.


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    Michael Davies
    Managing Director

    Ex banker. Set up and ran the world's leading wind farm finance team until 2002 when left to go into industry. Took over a wind power development business in 2003 and ran it until 2010. Remain on the board and a major shareholder. Business has been successful. Set up Future Electric in 2009 to diversify wind interests. Active on industry bodies and on the Grid Strategy Group of RenewableUK. Over 20 years in the wind industry.


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    Shepherd & Wedderburn
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    Scott Moncrieff

Previous Investors

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    Circa 50 existing private investors