UKA GROUP - WE DEVELOP, OWN & OPERATE
UKA Group is headquartered in Meissen, Germany. With a staff of approx. 500 and a turnover of 500 million US dollars (2016), UKA Group is a developer, owner and operator of wind farms in Germany: In 2016 UKA Group was the largest Vestas’ customer in Germany, and, since 1999, has built more than 40 wind farms in Germany.
UKA North America LLC (UKA NA), has its office in Stuart (Florida). UKA works with American business partners and experienced employees on promising wind energy and PV projects in the US. A close cooperation with leading turbine OEMs enables UKA to provide the US market with profitable projects.
UKA NA safe harbored production tax credits (PTC) in order to qualify wind projects with a volume of around 600 million US dollar.
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
The UKA Group is a reliable, financially strong partner for planning, financing, implementing and operating renewable energy projects in Germany. As a full-service developer and EPC contractor, the UKA Group offers a wide range of services from planning to turn-key completion.
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