Michael Bonte-Friedheim founds NextEnergy Capital Group.


Aldo Beolchini joins NextEnergy Capital Group.

WiseEnergy Group established in a JV with a technical advisory firm in Italy.


Construction commenced of first two solar plants in Puglia (Italy), each with an installed capacity of 0.99MWp.


Office in Cape Town, South Africa opened.

First solar plant in the UK built.


NextEnergy Solar Fund listed on the premium segment of the London Stock Exchange under ticker NESF.L


NextPower II, NextEnergy Capital’s first institutionally-backed private equity fund, achieves first close with commitments of €150 million.


NextEnergy Solar Fund becomes the largest listed solar fund in Europe.

NextEnergy Foundation established.


NextPower II increases commitmentsto €232 million in final close.

NextPower III, NextEnergy Capital’s international solar private equity fund, achieves first close with commitments of c. US$160 million.

150 Operating solar plants and 800MWp installed capacity surpassed.


First two projects in USA acquired, for a total capacity of 149.5 MWp.


NPIII acquires its first three projects in India, for a total capacity of 72.5 MWp and enters in the community Solar Platform in NY State.

NextEnergy Capital announces second close of its flagship US$750m NPIII international solar fund.


NPIII significantly increases capital raised taking total funds raised to date to US$530m (including a separately managed account).  The new commitments include a German occupational pension fund, Derigo Gmbh&Co.KG (“Derigo”) and a UK institutional investor.