The New Energy division is focused on four technologies: Wind, Solar, Battery Storage and Electric Transportation. The strategy supports the shift from a world powered by finite resources to a new energy world powered by renewables in what is a rapidly changing energy landscape.
The team has significant expertise across the renewable energy investment cycle, spanning pre-construction requirements, construction phase, operation and wider marketplace impacts, including regulation, legislation and policy change
ESG in deal screening & DD
- A thematic framework is used to structure analysis, monitoring and reporting of ESG issues and opportunities within the lifecycle of New Energy investments via bespoke ESG asset management tool
- Environmental/planning reports are reviewed for acquisitions and ongoing obligations assessed
ESG KPI’s and Reporting
- Community Benefits: Most windfarms provide substantial annual Community Benefit payments to local communities; currently not reported or monitored.
Tracked KPIs - 2019
- New Energy division operates 195MW of wind farms and solar parks
- Operates 174MW of battery storage assets
- 414,000 MWh generated per annum, enough power for 111,000 UK homes
- 186,000 tonnes of CO2 saved
- Investors are kept informed via Annual and Quarterly reports
- Community and Environmental Benefits to be reported moving forward