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Top 10 Energy Storage Investors in Latin America and Caribbean

19 Jun 2024

Top 10 Energy Storage Investors in Latin America

PF Nexus recognises the top 10 Energy Storage Investors in Latin America and the Caribbean

In this article, PF Nexus recognises the top 10 energy storage investors driving the clean energy transition in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Latin America is a global leader in renewable energy, with 60% of its electricity sourced from renewables—double the global average. The region is rapidly advancing its wind and solar capabilities to meet ambitious renewable energy targets while enhancing energy efficiency. Despite being highly vulnerable to climate change, Latin America is making significant strides in its clean energy transition. Solar PV systems, wind turbines, and hydropower are the most widely utilized technologies, with Brazil, Mexico, and Chile leading large-scale projects. With abundant wind and solar resources, Latin America is poised to become a renewable energy powerhouse. Supportive policies, declining technology costs, and the urgent need to address climate change are fueling the region's renewable energy boom.

Energy storage technologies are critical for maximizing the potential of renewable energy, enabling these sources to contribute more significantly to the grid's overall capacity. Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) are particularly versatile, with applications ranging from short-to-medium-term utility-scale grid support to behind-the-meter commercial and industrial installations. Additionally, emerging technologies like thermal storage and flow batteries offer promising solutions for longer-duration storage.

As renewable energy and storage technologies evolve, their synergies will strengthen, enhancing the resilience, flexibility, and sustainability of the electricity system. Energy storage project developers will play an increasingly vital role in this transformation, building a robust renewable energy infrastructure.

Renewable energy projects typically involve high upfront capital costs (Capex) but low ongoing operating costs (Opex). Significant investment is required from investors with the expertise to manage risks and maximize long-term returns. These investors are crucial for driving the global transition to clean power, providing the capital needed to develop and scale renewable energy projects worldwide.

As renewable energy becomes increasingly cost-competitive and government support grows, the pool of investors is set to expand rapidly. Capital market instruments like green bonds are opening new avenues for funding renewable energy projects. By committing capital to renewable energy, investors can enhance portfolio resiliency, generate cash yield, and contribute to combating climate change. However, navigating the rapidly evolving renewable energy landscape requires a tolerance for disruption and a long-term outlook.

Top 10 Energy Storage Investors in Latin America and Caribbean

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