During the 70s, Denmark was counted as a pioneer when it comes to wind energy. The country has only continued to thrive in this renewable energy market: Currently, the country‘s total wind capacity is over 6GW. Manufacturers from Denmark produce a large part of wind turbines worldwide. Therefore, it is not surprising that many companies seek to invest into the Danish wind energy market. The following three companies are our top 3 picks which have invested into remarkable wind projects in Denmark.
1) Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners: Investment firm from Copenhagen, Denmark
Founded in 2012, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners is one of the world’s largest fund managers for investments in the renewable energy market. This includes investments into offshore and onshore wind, solar and biomass assets. Currently operating ten funds with a total worth of €18 billion, the company invests into renewable energy assets across OECD countries including Denmark. Moreover, it is active in the Latin American and Asian renewable energy market.
2) Eurowind Energy: Renewables investor from Hobro, Denmark
The Hobro-based company Eurowind Energy invests heavily into the development, construction and operation of renewable energy assets. The assets the company focuses on include wind, solar and hybrid parks. Importantly, it owns a large portfolio of onshore and offshore wind farms. Their market focus lies on Europe, with a number of investment projects being in Denmark.
3) Aquila Capital: Investment firm with focus on wind in Northern Europe from Hamburg, Germany
Hamburg-based investment company Aquila Capital invests in renewable energy projects including wind, solar and hydropower assets. For Aquila Capital, the Northern European region including Denmark is especially attractive for wind power investments. An example for their investments in the region is the over 25MW wind farm in Denmark near Kappel. The investment firm has invested into many assets in the wind energy sector, bringing its wind portfolio to a total capacity of over 1GW from over 500 wind parks.
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