I Squared Capital’s Cube Green Energy buys 28-MW wind trio in Germany Cube Green Energy,...
I Squared Capital, a leading global infrastructure investor, has established Cube Green Energy, a renewable energy platform dedicated to accelerating the energy transition to a zero-carbon economy. The platform will develop, repower, construct, and operate wind and solar farms, as well as invest in the deployment of associated emerging technologies such as battery storage and green hydrogen. Cube Green Energy’s initial focus will be the mature renewables markets in Continental Europe that are at the forefront of the energy transition.
Cube Green Energy is led by former senior executives from GE Energy Financial Services (GE EFS), the energy investment arm of General Electric Company, with over 70 years combined global power markets experience including more than 40 years in renewable energy.
Cube Green Energy CEO, Raghuveer Kurada, has held various leadership roles at GE EFS, including successfully closing and managing over $10 billion of value-accretive investments globally as Head of Global Deal Execution. Most recently, he was responsible for raising over $6 billion in third-party equity and debt for GE projects as Head of Global Capital Advisory.
The other members of the management team include Sharad Jain, Niko Meissner, and Hussain Shalchi. Sharad Jain has over 25 years and 15+ GW of global energy sector investment experience and brings deep domain knowledge in asset investment, management and financial structuring. Niko Meissner has more than 15 years of renewables development experience with GE Power, GE EFS, Vestas and, most recently, Aquila Capital having managed the development of over 6 GW of power generation capacity and will be instrumental in establishing the German operations which is one of the largest target markets. Hussain Shalchi has held various senior positions in the energy sector including acting as Managing Director and Global Counsel at GE EFS and, most recently, as Head of Strategic Joint Venture at Ørsted.
I Squared Capital is an independent global infrastructure investment manager with over $30 billion in assets under management focusing on energy, utilities, digital infrastructure, transport and social infrastructure in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia. The firm has offices in Miami, Hong Kong, London, New Delhi, and Singapore.
Managing Director and Head of Investor Relations
I Squared Capital