CPPIB is about to bet big on European renewables

18 September 2020 - 12:00 am UTC

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has captured offshore wind assets with Maple Power, taken Pattern Energy private in the US and wants to launch more renewables platforms in Europe. Meanwhile, Canada’s other pension funds are taking a different route to market, reports Colin Leopold

When the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and fellow native Enbridge formed their European offshore wind platform Maple Power last year, they could not have predicted they would be building the joint venture in such strange circumstances.

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