Ocean Winds recognized Sponsor of the Year and European Power Deal of the Year at PFI Awards in London

• Ocean Winds was awarded “Sponsor of the Year 2023” at the Project Finance International (PFI) Awards Gala dinner, as a recognition to reaching Financial Close for three bottom-fixed offshore wind projects in France and in the United-Kingdom in 2023.

• Ocean Winds’ 882 MW Moray West project was also recognized “European Power Deal of the Year 2023” for its innovative project finance.

23 February 2024 – London. Ocean Winds, an international company dedicated to offshore wind energy and created as a 50-50 joint venture by EDP Renewables and ENGIE, was awarded last night two prestigious PFI (Project Finance International) Awards at Global and European level, highlighting its commitment to pioneering sustainable offshore wind energy projects. The PFI Awards are prestigious accolades recognizing excellence and innovation in the global project finance industry.

Ocean Winds was awarded the PFI’s 2023 Sponsor of the Year at the Global Awards, underscoring its seamless collaboration and expansive global business development strategies, securing 7.4 billion euros in project financing for the Moray West, Dieppe Le Tréport, and îles d’Yeu et de Noirmoutier projects in April 2023.

Ocean Winds’ Moray West project was also awarded the European Power Deal of the Year 2023. Moray West’s innovative revenue structure and utilization of cutting-edge technology mark a significant milestone in the pursuit of sustainable energy solutions within the European market.

As Grzegorz Gorski, Chief Operating Officer for Ocean Winds, commented “I am deeply honoured to represent Ocean Winds and receive the Sponsor of the Year 2023 prize on the PFI Awards stage last night. I consider this award to be truly deserved after raising more than 7 billion euros for Moray West (which also won the European Power Deal of the Year award), Dieppe-Le Tréport and îles d’Yeu et de Noirmoutier projects. Despite the turbulent times for offshore wind, we have proven that there is enough financing for quality projects proposed by good and experienced developers. This award is also a recognition of the skills, professionalism, and passion of OW teams.”

These awards underscore Ocean Winds’ relentless pursuit of excellence and pioneering contributions, consolidating its position as a leader in offshore wind.


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