PUBLISHED March 9, 2023
Copenhagen Offshore Partners Opens New Office in the Netherlands, Grows European Presence
March 9, 2023 – Copenhagen:
Copenhagen Offshore Partners (COP), a leader in offshore wind origination, development and construction in new and established markets around the world, has expanded its footprint in Europe and opened a new office in Utrecht, the Netherlands. COP is conducting early offshore wind market assessments in the country.
COP’s focus on the Dutch market is due to favorable conditions for offshore wind development in the Dutch North Sea with its relatively shallow waters, its wind climate and proximity to ports and energy end users. Offshore wind development is a key component of the Netherlands’ ambitious renewable energy targets which include at least 21GW of offshore wind in operation by 2030, up to 50GW by 2040, and 70GW of installed capacity by 2050.
“COP has extensive experience developing offshore wind globally, and we are well-placed to play a central role in European offshore wind and green hydrogen growth plans, which includes the Esbjerg ambition of 150GW of installed offshore wind capacity in the North Sea by 2050,” said Keld Bennetsen, European Development Lead at Copenhagen Offshore Partners. “We are therefore pleased to increase our focus on North Sea markets and open our office in the Netherlands.”
Across Europe, COP is expanding rapidly. The group opened offices in Portugal, Germany and France in the last year. COP is currently developing a 50GW global offshore wind portfolio.
About Copenhagen Offshore Partners
Copenhagen Offshore Partners (COP) is a world leader in development and construction of offshore wind projects with a track record of successfully taking projects through the most difficult phases and delivering per plan. COP is developing a 50+GW portfolio of projects in Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Americas and is supported by its headquarters in Denmark and offices in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Taiwan, Korea, Vietnam, Japan, the United States, Brazil, Australia, and Aotearoa New Zealand. COP works exclusively for one of the leading green infrastructure fund managers in the world, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), which has raised Euro 19 billion to date from more than 140 international institutional investors worldwide. COP is a proudly independent company owned by its management.