How Clean-Energy Investors Tame Emerging-Market Risks

Source: Wall Street Journal

Concerns about the risks tied to developing regions prevent many clean-energy investors from putting proportionally more money into those markets, but amplify potential returns for those who do, several investment firm executives said Tuesday.

“About two-thirds of the capital raised in the power sector is going to[investment] strategies in the U.S. and Europe and one-third goes to the rest of the world,” said Torbjorn Caesar, chairman and senior partner at infrastructure-focused Actis. But most of the opportunities for investors are in the developing regions, he added. Read more.