Twenty of the UK’s leading universities
have struck a £50m deal to buy renewable
energy directly from British windfarms for
the first time.
The collaborative clean energy deal will
supply electricity from wind farms across
Scotland and Wales to universities including
Newcastle University, University of Exeter
and Aberystwyth University.
The landmark deal, known as a “power
purchase agreement” or PPA, is the first
time that UK public sector energy users
have clubbed together to buy clean