In 2015 at the United Nations Assembly, 17 Sustainable Development Goals were established. The purpose of the Sustainable Development Goals is to make sure that everyone has a better and sustainable future. One of them was coined SDG7 and aims to ensure that everyone has access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy… Read more.
While each investor will hold different motivations for what whets their appetite, it may be possible to isolate some areas within the renewable markets that may attract the excitement across the spectrum. Solar PV has soared to new lows, capital and installation costs continue fall and solar power auctions have brought consumers record low prices per kWh. Wind capacity expansion doubled in 2020, with offshore wind farms growing in utility-scale popularity. Green hydrogen, on the other hand, remains a costly ambition.
Foresight manages a wide range of different investment vehicles backed by public and private institutional investors as well as retail investors. These funds have differing investment objectives and quite diverse portfolios.
A superb Q&A with Eoin Murray, Head of Investment at Federated Hermes – an investment manager with an exceptional global experience in the energy sector. Federated Hermes is a leading investment and stewardship firm with a vast portfolio of diversified asset under management.
Latin America is home to some of the most plentiful wind resources in the world. The region’s renewable energy sector is heading towards 239 GW of installed wind and solar power capacity by 2040 and with Latin American renewables investment reaching $18.1 billion in 2019, the region is set to play a vital role in the global energy transition going forwards.
As a technology focused impact investor, we are committed to achieving greenhouse gas emissions reduction through differentiated technology investments. Our investments fit a very precise profile. They are all in the growth stage of development with experienced management teams; have a differentiated offering in terms of technology; and possess a scalable business model.
The South East Asian energy landscape has emerged over the last 20 years to become a driver of trends and a source of demand, all as a result of the rapid economic development among the South-East Asian Tigers (and their neighbours) – can the region do the same for renewable generation technologies?
Sonnedix is a global solar independent power producer (IPP) with a proven track record in delivering high-performance cost-competitive solar photovoltaic plants across OECD countries. With a total controlled capacity of over 4GW, and more than 350 solar plants across eight countries, Sonnedix has built a strong culture around creating a positive impact in the environment and communities within which it operates, in line with its purpose of harnessing the power of the sun to build a bright future.
‘Special transactions’ is a definition we use to indicate opportunities that present one of the following features: considerable size, multi technology, multi jurisdictions, teams. These are complex transactions, with a structured and very competitive process…
An indicator of sectoral strength has often been the quantity and value of M&A activity over an annual period, providing a sense of capital inflows and corporate interest in developing markets. The renewable energy sector has enjoyed year-on-year growth in M&A deals for the past decade, with a slight and expected dip in early 2020.
Hydrogen has widely been earmarked as the ‘golden key’ solution to unlocking a future energy supply that is clean, green and efficient. Central to this conundrum is the participation of the region with the highest energy consumption in the world – Asia Pacific. In this article we have sought to uncover the opportunities, challenges and realities in developing a regional hydrogen economy, and what that may mean for the global market.
Applying a climate lens to investing is, today, not an unfamiliar notion. Given that ‘environmental’ is a central pillar of ESG, reporting on climate and integrating it into business and investment decisions has had a lot of attention in recent years.