Delivering 731.5 MW of renewable energy
77 wind turbine generators
3 TWh per year
825,000 households equivalent
2.3% of total Dutch electricity demand
117 km total 66kV
Blauwwind is the consortium that built and is now operating Borssele III & IV, an offshore wind farm delivering renewable energy for the future.
The shareholders that make up Blauwwind are Partners Group, Shell, Eneco, DGE and Van Oord. Together, they finished the construction of an offshore wind farm in the North Sea, located about 55 kilometers from the Port of Vlissingen.
Now it is operational, the Borssele III & IV wind farm has an installed capacity of 731.5 MW, through which renewable power is generated with the equivalent of 2.5% of the Dutch electricity demand.
Partners Group is a global private markets investment management firm with EUR 73 billion (USD 83 billion) in investment programmes under management in private equity, private real estate, private infrastructure and private debt. The firm manages a broad range of customised portfolios for an international clientele of institutional investors. Partners Group is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, and has offices around the world. The firm employs over 1,200 people and is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (symbol: PGHN) with a majority ownership by its partners and employees.
Royal Dutch Shell is an integrated energy company that aims to meet the world’s growing demand for energy in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. Shell has major ambitions to grow its renewable power business: it already produces and markets electricity from its existing renewable assets and is developing new wind and solar projects around the globe. Shell first entered the wind business in 2001. Today, its installed wind capacity is 508 MW: five onshore wind farms in the USA (400 MW) and the offshore wind farm Egmond aan Zee in the Netherlands (108 MW) for which Shell has 100% of the offtake.
Eneco is a company with international operations in the area of sustainable energy and innovation. Together with its customers, partners and employees, Eneco is working to realise its mission: sustainable energy for all. It invests in wind farms, biomass power plants, heating and solar parks to increase the supply of renewable energy. Furthermore, Eneco develops innovative products and services that allow its clients to take control of how they generate, store, use or share energy.
With the goal of becoming an integrated energy company that contributes to a stable energy supply to broader communities, INPEX through its European subsidiary INPEX Renewable Energy Europe Ltd (IREE) based in London, is engaged in efforts to commercialize renewable energies and reinforce Research and Development (R&D) activities for the next generation. INPEX and IREE, following its acquisition of Blauwwind, will continue to explore the business potential of various types of renewable energy such as geothermal, which has synergies with conventional oil and gas development, as well as offshore wind power and CO2 Methanation.
Luxcara is an independent asset manager offering institutional investors investment opportunities in the international renewable energy market. The owner-managed company was founded in 2009. Luxcara acquires, structures, finances, and operates renewable energy and related infrastructure projects as a long-term buy-and-hold investor. The company specializes in structuring free-market power purchase agreements. Luxcara's portfolio includes solar and wind power plants across Europe with a total capacity of around 4 gigawatts and an investment volume of approximately 4 billion euros. With this outstanding track record, Luxcara is one of Europe’s most experienced asset managers for renewable energy investments.
Swiss Life Asset Managers
Swiss Life Asset Managers heeft meer dan 165 jaar ervaring in het beheer van de activa van de Swiss Life Group. Deze verzekeringsachtergrond heeft een belangrijke invloed uitgeoefend op de beleggingsfilosofie van Swiss Life Asset Managers, die wordt beheerst door principes als waardebehoud, het genereren van consistente en duurzame prestaties en een verantwoorde benadering van risico's. Swiss Life Asset Managers biedt deze bewezen aanpak aan externe klanten in Zwitserland, Frankrijk, Duitsland, Luxemburg, het Verenigd Koninkrijk en de Scandinavische landen. Het Infrastructure Equity-platform van Swiss Life Asset Managers beheert voor haar klanten en partners actief investeringen in niet-beursgenoteerde infrastructuuractiva en bedrijven in alle belangrijke subsectoren van de infrastructuur, waaronder een wereldwijd gediversifieerde hernieuwbare energieportefeuille van meer dan 5,7 GW.