FSFL : Notice of Results and Response to DECC Announcement

Foresight Solar Fund Limited ("the Company”) advises that it will release its interim results for the period to 30 June 2015 on Wednesday 5 August 2015. 
 
A conference call for analysts will be held at 9:00am on Wednesday 5 August 2015. A presentation will be provided separately on the morning of the call. 
 
To register for the call please contact Malcolm Robertson at Citigate Dewe Rogerson Malcolm.Robertson@citigatedr.co.uk or by phone: +44 (0)20 7282 2867.
 
The Company notes the announcement made by the Department of Energy and Climate Change ("DECC”) regarding the consultation on the early closure of the Renewables Obligation ("RO”) to new sub 5MW Solar PV projects.  The consultation, if confirmed, will not have a financial impact on the existing portfolio of operational assets or the Fund’s immediate pipeline. 
 
ENDS
 
For further information, please contact:
Foresight Group
Elena Palasmith                               epalasmith@foresightgroup.eu 
+44 (0)20 3667 8100

Stifel
+44 (0)20 7710 7600
Mark Bloomfield
Neil Winward
Tunga Chigovanyika
J.P. Morgan Cazenove 
William Simmonds+44 (0)20 7742 4000
 
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Notes to Editors
 
About Foresight Solar Fund Limited ("The Company" or "FSFL")
 
FSFL is a Jersey-registered closed-end investment company. The Company invests in ground based UK solar power assets to achieve its objective of providing Shareholders with a sustainable and increasing dividend with the potential for capital growth over the long-term. 

The Company raised proceeds of £150m through an initial public offering ("IPO”) of shares on the main market of the London Stock Exchange in October 2013. In October 2014, the Company announced a Placing Programme of up to 200 million Shares, open until September 2015, under which £134.9m has been raised to date.

About Foresight Group

Foresight Group was established in 1984 and today is a leading independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager with over £1.5 billion of assets under management. As one of the UK’s leading solar infrastructure investment teams, Foresight funds currently manage over £1 billion in over 50 separate operating Photovoltaic ("PV”) plants in the UK, the USA and Southern Europe.  

Foresight Group has offices in London, Nottingham, Guernsey, Rome and San Francisco. 
www.foresightgroup.eu