Christine Brockwell
Head Partnerships & Portfolio Advisory Aquila Clean Energy EMEA

This is a unique proposition for investors to take advantage of the rapidly advancing renewable energy sector in Europe and to participate in opportunities presented by Europe’s energy transition to a low carbon society.
On-Site Hydropower

Ninetynine seconds - Hydropower in Portugal

Are you interested to find out more about about how hydropower plants work both technically and economically? Christian Heidfeld, Aquila Capital’s Head of Asset Management Hydropower, explains in this short film clip how our Alforfa hydro power plant utilises a special cascade system. Our local Chief Operations Officer Francisco Machado provides further insights into how the plant looks from the inside and how he ensures that the plant runs efficiently at all times.

On-Site Asset Management
Wind Energy

Ninetynine Seconds - Annual inspections of a windfarm

Melanie Schaub, Asset Manager Wind, explains the key criteria she takes into account when visiting on of Aquila Capital’s wind farms in the middle of Denmark for an annual inspection. Aquila Capital’s dedicated asset management team closely inspects the turbines and the local conditions of its wind farms on a regular basis in order to ensure a stable and long-term performance of the park for the investors.

Clean Energy
Power Purchase Agreements

Ninetynine Seconds - Joakim Johnsen on Power Purchase Agreements

In the last five years, Europe has seen significant growth in the use of PPAs for renewable energy. This is largely due to decreasing costs of renewable energy generation, phasing out of feed-in-tariffs as well as growing corporate demand for green energy. Although PPAs are used in several countries across Europe, the majority are concentrated in just a few, where subsidies are limited. However, demand is spreading across the region and several renewable energy projects are seeking PPAs in order…