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The AIM-listed fund manager has made eight investments to date from its British Strategic Investment Fund in renewable energy, vertical farming, waste recycling and social housing.
‘The country holds powerful potential’, the firm’s head of Asia-Pacific infra David Luboff said, citing its sizable population and ‘attractive PPP framework’.
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The A$52 billion industry superfund has set a target to achieve net zero emissions in its portfolio by 2050, with renewables set to play a major role in the transition.
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The London-listed fund will set aside 25% of its gross asset value for non-solar investments as it prepares for increased renewables in the system.
The Danish fund manager reached first close on schedule despite covid-19 and is ‘confident’ that it will reach its €5.5bn target.
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The firm’s maiden renewable energy vehicle was launched last year with a target of $1.25bn, and a second close is expected next month.
The $10.8bn project will confirm details by July, although some current policies may slow down private investment in the country’s renewables PPP projects.
It’s not just the 10% drop in renewables investment the IEA expects this year, but the double-digit drop in energy efficiency and the cumulative decline in capex spend on electricity grids in the past four years.
The UK’s City of Westminster pension fund wants to add one, separate to its existing infra allocation. Here’s why others might consider it too.
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A two-year extension to the FiT framework and a direct PPA programme could lead to greater opportunities for the sector, according to Fitch, but grid access and bankability of projects remain a challenge.  
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