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Simon Watkins

Energy supply security has become a political imperative at a time when world economies are grappling with the need to decarbonise. Is this a disastrous combination of pressures or a spur to investment in clean energy?
Significant climate change is now all but inevitable, posing an existential threat not only to infra assets but to the owners and managers of those assets.
Offshore wind
Offshore wind has taken off in Europe, with turbines visible on coastlines from Scotland to the Mediterranean. North America is lagging behind, but could be about to take off.
Lightbulb digital network
The digitisation of the world’s energy networks will lead to new opportunities, drive the uptake of renewables and even help shape an entirely new market model.
A debate has been shaping up as to whether data centres are infrastructure or a type of warehouse within the real estate sector.

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