Renewable energy

Financing the future

With decades of experience in financing renewable energy projects, Commerzbank is a popular partner for OEMs, suppliers, project developers and investors.
  • From single components to operational facilities – we offer full service along the entire value chain
  • Our Centre of Competence Energy (CoC Energy) bundles extensive expertise in technologies, market participants and financing structures
CoC Energy

An experienced partner for renewable energy financing

Commerzbank has been committed to financing renewable energy and other green infrastructure projects since the 1980s.

Leading in financing

With loan commitments totalling around €8.5 billion, Commerzbank's CoC Energy ranks amongst the leading financiers for renewable energy in Europe.

Wind and solar

Our focus is on wind and solar power technologies.

Adjacent technologies

Our know-how includes adjacent technologies and green infrastructure in the broader sense, ranging from battery storage systems to electrolysers and networks.


Rooted in our European and North American core markets, we established a team in Singapore in 2023 to service markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

Full suite of services

We offer a full suite of services in bilateral and syndicated non-recourse project financings, as well as the entire range of corporate banking services.

Structuring and financing

We structure and provide financing for both individual transactions and portfolios, based on long-term private-sector power purchase agreements (PPAs) and market prices where this is viable.

CoC Energy

Project finance

How we support renewable energy and other green infrastructure projects looking for finance
  • Review the financial feasibility of requests
  • Identify potential financing sources that go beyond pure bank loans (e.g. export credit agencies, development banks or other promotional banks)
  • Act as mandated lead arranger in club deals and syndications
  • Calculate cash flows and scenario simulations
  • Check appraisals / due diligence
  • Prepare loan documentation

How you can benefit from our project finance expertise

Receive the benefits of our know-how

Green infrastructure asset expertise

Project and portfolio quality assessments, expertise in identifying potential for increasing project values

Excellent structuring capabilities

Flexible financing structures, involvement of supranational financing institutions, strong track record in executing projects on time

Funding green infrastructure projects

Long-term non-recourse project funding for single-purpose entities, portfolio transactions, pure construction loans, bridge financings until PPA closure, and mini-perm structures with shorter maturities and partial redemptions

CoC Energy

Corporate finance

Our corporate finance services for the renewable energy industry
  • Cash management
  • Bilateral and syndicated loans, Debt Capital Markets (DCM)
  • Investment banking products (Equity Capital Markets (ECM), Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A))
  • Capital investments
  • Risk management (currencies, interest rates, commodities)
  • Liaising and coordinating financing and structuring issues

How you can benefit from our corporate finance solutions

Corporate banking for the renewable energy industry

Access the industry

Access to key renewable energy investors, project developers, OEMs and suppliers

Bespoke renewable energy products:

Bid bonds, ECA-covered financing, commodities hedging, portfolio-based interest rate hedging, equity bridge financing

Technological and market expertise

Early identification of new market opportunities in developed and developing markets, early recognition of new technological breakthroughs

Your contacts

At CoC Energy, our experts are there to help you with bilateral and syndicated project financings1 and all your corporate banking needs.
Dr. Fabian Schlüter

Head of Coverage - Renewable Energies

Our promise

More than 15 offshore wind farms and €1.4 billion in loan commitments speak for themselves – and for us

Commerzbank has been a tier-1 bank for offshore wind farm project financing for many years and has supported more than 15 offshore wind farms in Germany, France, Belgium, the US and Taiwan over the past years, including lead manager and hedging bank mandates.

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    Thresholds for project financing requests at CoC Energy are €15 million (Germany) or €25 million (international).