UKA GROUP - WE DEVELOP, OWN & OPERATE
UKA Group is headquartered in Meissen, Germany. With a staff of approx. 550 and a turnover of 500 million US dollars (2016), UKA Group is a developer, owner and operator of wind and solar farms in Germany: In 2016 UKA Group was the largest Vestas’ customer in Germany, and, since 1999, has built 50 wind farms in Germany.
UKA has been active in the US market since 2017. Its US office is in Stuart, Florida. UKA currently has 18 employees who work on implementing promising projects in the fields of wind energy and photovoltaics in the USA. Battery storage solutions will also be an important topic in the future and will play an increasingly important role in project development. Working closely with leading wind farm manufacturers and other local partners, UKA can develop projects that can successfully position themselves in tough competition.
In 2019, the company also entered project development in LATAM (Panama, Chile). The Stuart office is also responsible for these business activities.
UKA – THE WIND FARM DEVELOPER
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The success story of the UKA Group began at the end of the 1990s in Meissen. This city on the Elbe is known for the invention of porcelain in Germany, home of the famous Meissen-porcelain manufacture. Meissen is also the origin of the standard German language, on which Martin Luther based his Bible translation in 1522.Go to UKA's website
"Over the last years, Bayern LB Group, including our affiliate DKB, has experienced UKA as a reliable and proficient partner. The company ’s high quality and professionalism during planning, development and implementation are reflected in the numerous wind power projects we have mutually implemented. As financing partner, we particularly appreciate the company ’s reliability and conscientiousness."
Andrew Kjoller and Christian Baumgart
Bayern LB/New York Branch
"Thanks to its reliable operation on the market and forward-looking, sound company management, UKA is in an outstanding position to achieve further growth. That is why this corporate group is currently our largest purchaser of wind energy systems on the German market. We can recommend the UKA Group as a business partner without reservation."
Nils de Baar
President of SBU Vestas North & Central Europe
"Commerzbank has been involved in project finance for renewable energies, particularly the financing of wind farms, for over 25 years. The division Project Finance Renewable Energies is globally responsible for all enquiries as well as the execution of project financings of renewable energy projects. Through our numerous financed projects for and together with the UKA group, we experienced UKA as a highly professional developer and operator of wind farms in Germany. We acknowledge the comprehensive expertise of UKA and we look forward to continue to support UKA as a strong banking partner in Germany, as well as to expand our trustful relationship to UKA’ s international business activities overseas."
Relationship Manager, Commerzbank
UKA service portfolio & servicing
UKA Group is a reliable, financially strong partner for the planning, financing, implementation and management of renewable energy projects. As a developer and EPCC contractor, the UKA Group offers a wide range of services - from planning to implementation.
With excellent capital resources and a proven track record in the organization and securing financing, UKA Group has established strong and stable relationships with carefully chosen and qualified group of debt providers and strategic investors. There are long-term framework agreements with manufacturers such as GE and Vestas, which ensures us significant cost advantages. UKA NA offers a multitude of financing solutions for BOT-projects to enable investments in wind and solar energy and to ensure that the projects can profit from available tax incentives.
- DEVELOPMENT AND ACQUISITION
We are actively seeking further project development opportunities with utilities and corporate customers.
UKA NA specializes in the development, technical design and implementation of wind and solar farms. In addition, UKA NA can offer:
- prospecting for wind and solar opportunities
- Wind analysis, earnings calculation for PV systems
- Profitability calculation
- Wind and solar farm layouts
- PPA procurement
- electrical design
- EPC: ENGINEERING, PROCUREMENT & CONSTRUCTION
UKA Group uses its expertise and many years’ experience to develop high-performance renewable energy systems in the megawatt range. Thanks to UKA’s expertise, including tax knowledge, approval and construction management experience, UKA NA is in a position to create a comprehensive project that includes planning, design, procurement, and installation – with project experience that exceeds that of the typical developer or EPC scope of the work.
- SALES AND SALE OF ENERGY SOLUTIONS
Our portfolio includes turn-key wind and solar farms and those under construction, which can be taken over by investors and companies. In the course of this, we can assist you with:
- Sale of shares in the operating company
- Sale to individual and institutional investors
- Handover to purchasers