Copenhagen School of Energy Infrastructure

Major Funders

CSEI is funded by a group of major funders, but will extend partnerships to more partners within industry, public sector and research institutions.


The group of major funders comprises of the following partners:


Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners P/S (CIP) is a fund management company focused on energy infrastructure including offshore wind, onshore wind, solar PV, biomass and waste-to-energy, transmission and distribution, and other energy assets. CIP is headquartered in Copenhagen and has 75 employees. The company was founded in 2012 by senior executives from the energy industry in cooperation with PensionDanmark. Today, CIP manages four funds and works in close cooperation with international institutional investors to drive the development of the global energy infrastructure. See more: 



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GASCADE operates a Germany-wide long-distance gas pipeline network of about 2,400 kilometers in length connecting Germany directly to Poland, the Czech Republic, Belgium, and the Netherlands. The company’s activities are centered around providing transparent, customer-friendly access to this transport system. Located at the heart of Europe and connected not only to the major transit lines from Russia and the North Sea but also to the European natural-gas trading points, GASCADE’S infrastructure has become a hub for European gas transport. See more:



Tennet  Stattnet  Energinet

TenneT, Statnett and Energinet participate jointly in the Copenhagen School of Energy Infrastructure. The three companies are transmission system operators (TSOs) with responsibility for secure and reliable operation of the electricity grids in their areas. Energinet is also responsible for the transmission of gas in Denmark. The TSOs are working together with CSEI to help meet the challenges of a future decarbonised energy system. See more:



Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization, helping to pioneer a sustainable future across the globe. Being one of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis and efficient application of electrical energy. In infrastructure and industry solutions, the company plays a pioneering role. With a history spanning more than 170 years, Siemens today employs around 377,000 people in more than 200 countries/regions. See more:



Ramboll is a leading engineering, design and consultancy company founded in Denmark in 1945. The company employs 15,000 working from 300 offices in 35 countries and has especially strong representation in the Nordics, UK, North America, Continental Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific. Ramboll is at the forefront of addressing the green transition and offers a holistic approach to energy that supports the sector on the journey towards more sustainable solutions. Ramboll has more than 50 years of experience in the planning, design and implementation of energy solutions, covering the full spectrum of technologies and all parts of the value chain from planning to production, transmission and distribution. See more:



GD4S is a European association between the leading natural gas distributors in France, Italy, Ireland, Spain, Portugal and Romania. Together, they represent 27.4  million customers in Europe (around 20% of the European market). GD4S is committed to safely distributing natural and renewable gas to consumers. GD4S believes that natural gas is a sustainable alternative fuel for transport, biomethane makes natural gas renewable and the already existing and highly flexible gas networks are immediately available to distribute and store renewable energies. GD4S is therefore committed in raising the voice of Gas-only DSOs in the European Debate, providing expertise with regards to decarbonisation policies, contributing to the development of Gas Market Design and unlocking the potential of renewable gas and gas grids. See more:


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