Ceres: Clean Energy Opportunities Align With Investment Fundamentals

Savvy investors are starting to understand the expanding opportunities in clean energy
Jul 12, 2018 3:00 PM ET
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Originally posted on Responsible Investor

Now that clean energy has gone mainstream, there is an array of existing and emerging opportunities to scale up clean energy investments while also meeting investors’ risk-return requirements. Across asset classes, clean energy opportunities are available that align with investment fundamentals such as long-term risk diversification. Savvy investors are now moving to understand the expanding opportunities in the clean energy sector, recognizing that this market is growing in terms of the breadth and quality of available opportunities.

Taking stock of key clean energy market developments and diversifying investment opportunities, Ceres recently released a new report on the additional $1 trillion per year in clean energy investment through 2050 — the “Clean Trillion” — required to limit global temperature rise to no more than 2 degrees Celsius and avoid the worst impacts of climate change. The report, In Sight of the Clean Trillion: Update on an Expanding Landscape of Investor Opportunities, finds that achieving this goal is eminently feasible, and that the capital needed to support it is not extraordinary in the context of existing global capital flows.

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