About-Us

Atlantic Wind Connection is supported by investments from:

Google Inc.

Google is a global technology leader focused on improving the ways people connect with information. Google’s innovations in web search and advertising have made its website a top Internet property and its brand one of the most recognized in the world.

Bregal Energy

Bregal Energy (formerly known as Good Energies Capital) is a private equity fund that invests broadly across the North American energy industry. Bregal Energy’s focus includes the oil & gas E&P, midstream, power generation, renewables, transmission and related energy services sectors.

 

Bregal Energy’s investment team has deep energy investing experience and an extensive industry network. The fund focuses on individual investments between $15 million and $75 million in both control and non-control opportunities. Bregal Energy is part of Bregal Investments.

Marubeni Corporation

Marubeni Corporation is a publicly listed trading house (“Sogo Shosha”) founded in 1858 with its principal office in Tokyo, Japan. Its divisions participate in industries ranging from power and energy to industrial machinery and transportation to foodstuffs and consumer items.

 

Marubeni Corporation owns electric transmission and distribution assets in the Caribbean and Australia and has over 8,900MW of net power plant capacity globally, including power stations in several U.S. states. Marubeni manages its electricity sector investments in North America through Marubeni Power International, Inc., based in New York, NY.

Elia

Elia System Operator NV/SA (“Elia”) is the Belgian transmission system operator, transmitting electricity efficiently, reliably and securely from producers to distribution system operators and major industrial users.

 

Elia is responsible for importing and exporting electricity from and to neighboring countries. Elia owns the entire Belgian very high voltage grid (150 to 380 kV) and some 94% (ownership and user rights) of the Belgian high-voltage grid (30 to 70 kV). Elia’s grid comprises 3,485 miles of overhead lines and 1,725 miles of underground connections and is a key link between electricity markets in northern and southern Europe. It also links Belgian producers and consumers.

Atlantic Grid Development LLC leads the project development activities.