Global Renewable Power

Why BlackRock for Global Renewable Power?

Specialized team from the industry
Specialized team from the industry
Over 45 dedicated renewables professionals located across four continents.
Relationship-led origination
Relationship-led origination
Through long-term partnerships with fellow industry specialists.
Strength of BlackRock platform
Strength of BlackRock platform
Provides strong risk management, expanded sourcing and organizational stability.

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Investment strategy

Global climate infrastructure investments, primarily in renewable power, seeking financial returns with a purpose.

  • Stable growth and income potential from investments in renewable power and other climate infrastructure
  • Low correlation to public equity and fixed income markets with returns driven primarily by wind and solar resource
  • Positive and measurable impact aligned to the UN’s sustainable development goals (UN SDGs), and demonstrated in dollar terms
  • Risk diversification by geography, resource, technology and regulatory regime, mitigating stand-alone project risks

Market opportunity

Over the next 30 years there will be a shift in global power generation from two-thirds fossil fuels to two-thirds renewables. This presents a $9 trillion climate infrastructure opportunity.1

  • Climate infrastructure represents one-third of global infrastructure deal flow today, and is fueled by improving economics of renewable power, as well as social and political commitment to tackling climate change.
  • In developed markets, increasing energy efficiency is being offset by the ‘electrification of everything’, which is creating new demand for power from homes, office buildings, transport and light industry.
  • In emerging markets, GDP and population growth are driving demand for increased overall power generation, the majority of which is expected to be provided by renewables.
  • With increasing renewables penetration on power grids globally, substantial investment is required across other parts of the climate infrastructure value chain including energy storage, energy distribution and electrified transport.

Global reach through local relationships

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David Giordano
Managing Director, Global Head of Renewable Power
David Giordano, Managing Director, is Global Head of Climate Infrastructure. Mr. Giordano leads the investment strategy and organizational management of the Climate ...
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Rory 0’Connor
Managing Director, Global Chief Investment Officer and Head of Europe
Rory O'Connor, Managing Director, is the Global Chief Investment Officer and leads the European investment and portfolio management activities for BlackRock's Renewable ...
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Martin Torres
Head of Americas
Martin A. Torres, Managing Director, is Head of the Americas for the Renewable Power Group within BlackRock Alternative Investors (BAI). Martin is responsible for ...
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Keith Mangan
Head of Asia Pacific
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Peter Raftery
Global Head of Technical and Commercial Asset Management
Peter Raftery , Managing Director, is a member of the Renewable Power Group within BlackRock Alternative Investors (BAI). As Global Head of the Technical and Commercial ...
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Patrick Flynn
Head of Finance and Operations
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Freek Spoorenberg
Head of Product Strategy
Freek Spoorenberg, Director, joined BlackRock in 2012. He is a senior product strategist, and leads the Product Strategy & Investor Relations activities globally for ...
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