Gustavo Bernal Torres
Renewable Energy Investment Tracker, 2H 2022
Global renewable energy investment had its strongest first half on record, per just-released analysis from the research firm BloombergNEF.
This report covers new investment in renewable energy capacity, and equity raising by specialist companies in renewables and related areas such as energy storage. Overall, $226 billion was invested in renewable energy in 1H 2022, a year-on-year increase of 11% and an all-time record.
The majority ($206 billion) of this was for project deployment (asset finance and small-scale solar). Renewable energy and related companies raised a total of $10.5 billion on public markets in 1H 2022, down 65% from last year. VC/PE expansion investments totaled $9.6 billion, up 63% from 1H 2021.