Clean Energy · Finance

My Wharton Energy Internship: Energy VC Analysis at IEA

This blog post was originally published by International Energy Agency on August 30th here. Commentary: Examining the role of early-stage venture capital investment in energy Between USD 1 billion and USD 4 billion of energy-related early-stage venture capital (VC) deals are made every year. Though small relative to the size of total investment in the… Continue reading My Wharton Energy Internship: Energy VC Analysis at IEA

Clean Energy · Finance

Change is money in climate change

In 2015, the private sector funded only $25B in project-level equity of the $391B in global climate finance. The balance either flowed through government budgets and the multilaterals that use these funds, or balance sheet financing, which tends to support the lowest risk investments. This pales in comparison to the $5.7 trillion (yes, trillion) in… Continue reading Change is money in climate change