Willen Biogas is owned by the investment funds Foresight Environmental Fund (“FEF”)and UK Waste Resources and Energy Investments fund (“UKWREI”), with both funds managed by Foresight Group LLP, and by Adrian Williams, Howard Williams, Brian Williams and Mark Lennon. The new biogas plant is located at The Cattlegate Farm, owned by D. Williams & Co. The plant will create 6-7 new, permanent jobs. D. Williams & Co. is owned by partners Adrian Williams, Howard Williams and Brian Williams, among others. The company works with transport, storage and agriculture.
Foresight Group LLP is a leading independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager owned by its partners, that has been managing investment funds on behalf of institutions and retail clients for 30 years. Foresight has more than £1 billion of assets under management and boasts one of the UK's leading environmental infrastructure investment teams.
The firm BDO is the world’s 5th largest accounting and business advisory firm.
Xergi is a specialist in designing, building and operating biogas plants. The company has built 50 biogas plants and has used its vast experience to develop system concepts that are flexible, robust in structure, reliable in operation and easy to control.
The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) was launched in November 2012. With £3.8 billion of funding from the UK Government, it is the first bank of its kind in the world. It is a "for profit" bank, whose mission is to accelerate the UK's transition to a greener economy, and to create an enduring institution, operating independently of Government.