2007

Michael Bonte-Friedheim founds NextEnergy Capital Group.

2008

Aldo Beolchini joins NextEnergy Capital Group.

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

2009

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

2011

Office in Cape Town, South Africa opened.

First solar plant in the UK built.

2014

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

2016

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

2017

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

NextEnergy Foundation established.

2018

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.

2019

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

2020

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.