EP Global Energy was founded in 2006 as a renewable energy asset developer focused in the frontier emerging markets of Eastern Europe, Middle East, and North Africa.
In 2014, EP Global Energy launched its DREAM Platform (Developing Renewable Energy in Africa and Middle East) to expand its footprint into the sub-Saharan Africa.
EP Global Energy’s diverse management team has decades of combined experience in renewable energy development, design, civil, building and electromechanical engineering, operation and maintenance, business development, strategic planning, and project finance.
Alliances and Partnerships at the global and local level are key to the company’s strategy.
EP Global Energy is committed to the sustainable development of renewable energy assets in frontier and emerging economies, as a viable and secure source of electricity to:
- Deliver rapid electrification and provide cost effective first time access to electricity,
- Impact diversification of generation, and security of supply, and,
- Mitigate the effects of climate change.
The company is focused on wind, solar, and hybrid power generation.
EP Global Energy operates on as a socially responsible corporation, and applies socially responsible and community enhancing principles in all its projects. EP Global Energy development teams strive to ensure that projects will have maximum positive impact on local communities and the environment, and, at al times striving to minimize and mitigate negative impact of the environment.
EPGE believes in “Access to clean and locally produced Electricity for All” and strives to deliver clean and sustainable electricity at affordable prices, whilst ensuring a fair and acceptable return to its investors and lenders.
Chirnogeni Wind Farm
Chirnogeni Wind Farm project won awards from two leading financial publications:
- European Onshore Wind Deal of the Year for 2012 award by Project Finance magazine.
- Project Finance Deal of the Year for 2013 (Wind Deal of the Year) by World Finance magazine.
“The financing closed on 9 November at the same time as the sale to the two funds. It came close to collapse at several points in its development, but now stands as the most impressive and aggressive leap forward in onshore wind finance in the last 12 months.”
Project Finance Magazine, February 2013
The Project Finance Awards – started 14 years ago – are for innovation, deal repeatability, best practice, problem solving, risk mitigation, value for money and speed of delivery in the financing of infrastructure projects, large or small. All deals are vetted by PF magazine’s team of journalists and shortlisted via a weighting system based on the categories above. The shortlist is debated by the team and independent industry contacts.
Tafila Wind Farm
Tafila Wind Farm won Middle Eastern Renewables Deal of the Year 2013, awarded by the Project Finance Magazine, at a ceremony held at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai on Wednesday 5th March 2014.
The award was received by representatives of the Sponsor consortium, EP Global Energy, InfraMed, and Masdar, accompanied by the project’s lenders and advisors.
Areas of Expertise
EPGE oversees all phases of each project, from planning and development through to construction and commissioning.
EPGE’s knowledgeable and experienced team, in cooperation with its specialized partners, focuses on the following aspects of project development:
- Wind Measurements
- Site Selection, Micrositing & Assessment
- Land Acquisition
- Feasibility, Grid Solution and Geotechnical Studies
- Designs for Civil Works, Road Planning and Electrical Distribution
- Environmental Impact Assessment
- Permitting, Funding and Power Purchase Agreements
EPGE will also readily provide any other project-specific services as needed.