For the Swiss media swissinfo.ch, I interviewed Dr. Barbara Weber, Founder and Managing Partner of B Capital Partners AG, a partner-owned investment house exclusively focused on core sustainable infrastructure investing across Europe.
Funds advised by B Capital Partners AG, have established BCP Battery Holding as a platform to acquire a pipeline of German battery assets exceeding 300MW. As the first asset of this pipeline, the platform has acquired a 60MW battery
B Capital Partners together with Swiss Re contributed to the report "Financing of Sustainable Marine and Freshwater Infrastructure", by CEDA, IADC, and Vital Ports. The report explains how private capital can accelerate the green transition in marine and freshwater infrastructure.
B Capital Energy Transition Infrastructure SICAV-SIF, a Luxembourg-based fund initiated by B Capital Partners AG, purchased the Bavarian solar park Reuth, developed by Green City and currently under construction. B Capital Fund has already acquired two wind farms from Green City's portfolio. B Capital Partners sees the Reuth location as a long-term strategic investment in the German PV market.
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Dr. Barbara Weber, Founding Partner of B Capital Partners AG, participated as one of 28 experts from 15 countries in a 10-month multi-stakeholder journey (Nov. 2019-Sept. 2020) to jointly identify sustainable infrastructure solutions that work as well as strategies to implement them at scale. The results and key outputs have been published in a Results Booklet: "The Solution Lab: Scaling for Sustainable Infrastructure".
A case study: B Capital Partners AG (B Capital) and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), supported by the MAVA Foundation, have undertaken a Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) on one of B Capital’s onshore wind portfolios in Germany, thereby laying the groundwork for the quantification of selected environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in the investment process of direct infrastructure assets.
B Capital Energy Transition Infrastructure SICAV-SIF, a Luxembourg fund initiated by B Capital Partners AG, has completed the acquisition of a 100% equity stake in the German SPV “Ravenstein”, owner of four wind turbines located in Baden-Württemberg, with an overall installed capacity of 10 MW.