Financing the future
An experienced partner for renewable energy financing
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.
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.
- 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
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
- 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
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
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).