GIP acquires, rebrands former wpd offshore as Skyborn Renewables
Transactions - SEPTEMBER 20, 2022

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GIP acquires, rebrands former wpd offshore as Skyborn Renewables

by Kali Persall

Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) has launched a new player in the international wind power industry, Skyborn Renewables.

Skyborn was previously operated as wpd offshore. In May, GIP agreed to acquire 100 percent of the business and has now finalized that transaction.

Skyborn’s assets include interests in five operating and under-construction projects in Germany, France and Taiwan and a pipeline of more than 30 gigawatts of highly diversified offshore wind projects in various stages of development. The company has more than 20 years of development experience, a track record of around 7 gigawatts developed and a presence in 15 European and APAC markets.

“Skyborn Renewables will combine the team’s experience with GIP’s financial strength and track record of investing in renewables assets to the deployment of offshore wind energy for the benefit of future generations,” said Achim Berge Olsen, CEO of wpd. “Our mission is to address the global challeng

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