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Gerard Reid, the co-founder of Alexa Capital, which offers investment banking services to the renewable energy industry, said the shift to renewables could happen quicker than many think as wind and solar had already become cheaper than coal-fired power in many parts of the world. The cost of generating electricity from solar and onshore wind … Continued
Alexa Capital sponsors the 2018 Ecosummit in Berlin where its Founder, Gerard Reid, speaks on the future of mobility. Ecosummit accelerates smart green startups, investors and corporates enabling business development, co-investing, open innovation, corporate venturing and M&A. Gerard’s presentation and video can be viewed here.
Each year the Pioneers selection committee identifies 10 game-changing companies globally in the field of clean energy technology and innovation. Winners are chosen by a panel of industry experts from, academia, corporations, utilities, finance and technology incubators. The Future of Energy Global Summit is an invitational only forum providing an unrivalled meeting place at the intersection of the … Continued
The partners of Alexa Capital hosted an executive roundtable lunch for a strategic discussion on virtual power plants including perspectives from high level CEO’s from the Energy Sector. Attendees included c-level executives from Aggreko plc, Alpiq, Energy2market, Endeco Technologies, Exelon, Gridserve, Infrared Capital, I Squared Capital, Origami Energy, UK Power Networks among others. If you … Continued
Prosperity UK was founded in 2017 by Sir Paul Marshall and Lord Hill of Oareford to encourage leaders from business, universities and policy-making to look constructively at Britain’s future outside the European Union. UK Prosperity is supported by Michael Gove and a host of cross-party politicians with an ambition is to build a strong, balanced … Continued
The largest UK downstream energy storage focused event, which includes four streams across developers, financiers, utilities, networks and aggregators discussing standalone storage, along with co-located and C&I applications
The partners of Alexa Capital hosted it’s quarterly executive roundtable lunch for a strategic discussion on hybrid power solutions including perspectives from high level CEO’s. If you would be interested in attending our executive lunches please register your interest with our team.
Reuters interviews Gerard Reid on the Futureproof: E-mobility and the future of aviation “This episode is all about e-mobility. Matt Gooderick heads to Germany to discover how short-haul flights might soon be powered by electricity. Meanwhile Radhika Bajaj is in Mumbai taking a look at India’s ambitious electric vehicle target and asks how a country … Continued
Bruce Huber and Gerard Reid are attending European Utility Week in Amsterdam! European Utility Week is the premier business, innovation and information platform connecting the smart utility community, allowing you to meet with experts from utilities, network operators, vendors, consultants, startups and system integrators covering the entire smart system value chain. Please visit their website … Continued
We are excited to announce that our team has moved to a new office in Piccadilly. Our old office in High Street Kensington served us well for the last 5 years, but as the Alexa team grows so must our space…You will now find us at 47-48 Piccadilly..
In January, Tesla delivered a similar 80MWh electricity storage system in California, which is enough to power 2,500 homes for a day. Deployment of lithium-ion batteries for grids and electric vehicles is sending ripples throughout the battery supply chain, boosting shares of producers of the raw chemical lithium, and raising concerns about their environmental footprint. … Continued
Younicos has been involved in a number of pioneering clean energy projects, including a system developed for the island of Graciosa in the Azores designed to lower the use of imported fossil fuel by combining battery storage with wind and solar power. Aggreko warned that it expected its new acquisition to be loss making in … Continued
Alexa Capital continues to advise at the forefront of the ongoing global energy transition advising Younicos on its £40 million sale to Aggreko. Younicos, a global market leader in the development and deployment of integrated energy systems, based on battery storage. This acquisition strengthens our position as global energy markets continue to evolve and is … Continued
Gerard Reid quoted in The Wall Street Journal: “The advantage of pumped hydro is that it’s high capex, but it’s there for 100 years,” said Gerard Reid, a founding partner at Alexa Capital, a London-based corporate finance firm specializing in energy technology and infrastructure. The engineer’s report described the pump as “long-lasting and virtually maintenance … Continued
Bruce Huber was a part of the Investors panel: Can you make money in renewables? at the FT Energy Transition Strategies Summit 2017 on the 24th May in London. The leading panel of investors and financiers discussed some of the key issues of the day: what will it take to make renewables investable (why has investment prospects … Continued
Bruce Huber quoted in the FT: “This time could be different Some green energy veterans bruised by past setbacks think there is a reason to be more optimistic today: batteries. “I have been early twice in financing the low-carbon energy transition,” says Bruce Huber, co-founder of the Alexa Capital advisory group. “But we feel it’s … Continued
Bruce Huber will be speaking at the FT Energy Transition Strategies Summit 2017 on the 24th May in London. The FT Energy Transition Strategies Summit: Rethinking Energy in a Time of Disruption will explore the latest trends and issues impacting the global energy industry. Our stellar line-up of speakers from across the energy spectrum -oil and … Continued
Bruce Huber of Alexa Capital, which helps fund renewable-energy investments, says business consumers are probably going to be more influential in driving the adoption of these technologies than households, because they will more quickly see how they might cut their bills by using demand-response and storage. “For the last 100 years everyone has made money … Continued
The Summit is an invitational only forum providing an unrivalled meeting place at the intersection of the energy markets, industry, finance and policy. It is a year-round, global experience powered by Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s cutting edge research team, as it explores the shifting forces in the energy system and defines the implications for the … Continued
November 21, 2016: Leclanché SA (www.leclanche.com), the leading vertically integrated energy storage solution company, and Zhejiang Narada Power Source Co Ltd, the leading global battery manufacturer, announced today a strategic partnership for the manufacturing and development of lithium-ion battery technology for the Chinese and global markets. Leclanché will support Narada with technology transfer to achieve … Continued
Bruce Huber will be speaking at the 18th Annual Renewable Energy Finance Forum Europe at the Hilton Dublin, Ireland, 22nd – 23rd September, 2016 “REFF has a track record for bringing together industry thought leaders” How are developers, investors, lenders, offtakers and other stakeholders reacting to transformations in Europe’s fast-moving renewable energy industry? Where are the challenges … Continued
The partners of Alexa Capital hosted a executive roundtable lunch for a strategic discussion on The Future is Energy Services including perspectives from high level CEO’s from the Energy Sector. If you would be interested in attending our executive lunches please register your interest with our team.