Plenary is a global independent long-term investor, developer and manager of public infrastructure, specialising in the development of greenfield infrastructure projects and asset management. Founded in Australia, the business has expanded into North America, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. Plenary has developed and invested in over 80 projects and employs more than 300 professionals globally. The total value of Plenary’s portfolio exceeds £42bn.

We have international experience of working closely with public bodies on complex infrastructure across asset classes, including district heating. Our typical role involves partnerships with public bodies to develop projects that align with public objectives and long-term investment in these projects to maintain mutual alignment to common outcomes.

Select Plenary experience:

  • University of Idaho sought a development partner to take on the operation of their existing utility infrastructure and deliver a comprehensive upgrade program to achieve their decarbonisation objectives. The four main systems included were district heating, district cooling, water distribution and electricity distribution. Plenary and Sacyr were awarded a 50-year contract to operate and maintain the University’s campus utility system and deliver certain system renovations, improvements and extensions.
  • La Trobe University appointed Plenary as the preferred master development partner forits £2.8bn (AUD 5bn) “University City of the Future” project in May 2022. Plenary’s scope of services includes commercial development, financial and commercial advisory, capital arrangement and asset management. The project will also include wide-reaching upgrades to the campus’s utility system.

Plenary Europe is a subsidiary of Plenary Group and was formed to extend the Group’s activities into Europe and facilitate the origination and delivery of projects in sectors such as energy and water supply, social infrastructure, transportation, healthcare and others.

Contact details:

Chris Whitefield

Executive Director, Communications

P: +61 3 8888 7754

[email protected]