Since 2013, Bpifrance has become the one stop shop for entrepreneurs with a vastly comprehensive toolbox offered in the field to customers through 50 local branches. Our mission is simple: we believe in serving the future, by being entrepreneur-centric and heavily decentralized. We are the trusted partner of entrepreneurs and champion the interests of those who are visionaries; those who dare to take risks in order to take their businesses further. We have many resources at our disposal to help entrepreneurs, the champions of the 21st century, succeed. We mainly support micro-businesses, SMEs and mid-caps but we also accompany large caps that are considered important to the interests of France in terms of national economy, the territories or employment. We offer a continuum of solutions adapted to every key step in a business’ growth such as: business creation, financing, guarantees or equity investment.
Case study: Dogger Bank: Lessons learnt from financing the world's largest wind farm
Located more than 130km off the North East coast of England, Dogger Bank Wind Farm will be capable of powering 6 million British homes. We examine the £5.5 billion project financing of the 1.2 GW Dogger Bank A and 1.2 GW Dogger Bank B offshore wind farms and asses how we can replicate similar projects going forward.