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Alexa Capital acts as sole financial advisor to Oxford PV on its new collaboration with Meyer Burger

Oxford PV Press Release:   Oxford PV to collaborate with Meyer Burger Perovskite solar technology leader announces plans to shorten time-to-market for its perovskite-on-silicon solar cell technology Oxford, 21 March 2019 – Oxford PVTM– The Perovskite CompanyTM, the leader in the field of perovskite solar cells, today announced it has signed an exclusive collaboration agreement … Continued

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Alexa Capital act as sole financial advisor to Oxford PV on their £31 million capital raise

Oxford PV raises £31m funding. Perovskite solar technology leader announces first close of Series D funding round, attracting major new investment and continued support from existing shareholders Oxford, 15 March 2019 – Oxford PVTM– The Perovskite CompanyTM, the leader in the field of perovskite solar cells, today announced it has raised £31 Million, the first … Continued

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Bruce Huber is part of the Pioneer’s selection committee at the BNEF Summit 25-26 March 2019 in New York which will announce its 2019 Pioneers

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

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Alexa Capital advises Limejump on their acquisition by Shell

  Super-charged – Limejump completes acquisition agreement with Shell New Energies Shell buys DSR aggregator Limejump https://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/3071808/demand-response-shell-to-acquire-limejump-as-pursuit-of-cleaner-energy-solutions-accelerates

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Bruce Huber chairs the Energy Storage Summit 2019

Bruce Huber chairs the Energy Storage Summit 2019.   Agenda can be viewed here.

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Bruce Huber chairs the Solar Finance & Investment Europe Summit 2019 and speaks on “European Electricity Market: Bankability VS Economics”

Bruce Huber chairs the Solar Finance & Investment Europe Summit 2019 and speaks on “European Electricity Market: Bankability VS Economics”. The following were addressed: How is Brexit affecting our position toward Renewable Energy targets? European supply without MIP: winners, losers and prices Tier 1 vs Tier 2 : is bankability more important than economics? Chinese shipment updates … Continued

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Gerard Reid presents on Energy Revolution to students at TU Berlin for course on Sustainable Innovation

Gerard Reid presents on Energy Revolution to students at TU Berlin for course on Sustainable Innovation. Gerard’s objective was to give students a sense of the changes occurring in the energy sector and the role of government and business in this context.  

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Gerard Reid presents and leads a strategy discussion and roundtable on “How utility business models are changing in the face of renewables, decentralization and big data”

Gerard Reid leads and presents the roundtable on “How utility business models are changing in the face of renewables, decentralization and big data”. The event was held at Connexus Energy headquarters in Ramsey, Minnesota.

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Gerard Reid quoted in The Financial Times in article ‘Coal industry between a rock and a hard place’

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

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Alexa Capital sponsors Ecosummit 2018 in Berlin where Gerard Reid speaks about the future of mobility

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.

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Bruce Huber is part of the Pioneer’s selection committee at the Bloomberg Future of Energy Global Summit 9-10 April 2018 in New York which announced its 2018 Pioneers

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

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Alexa Capital hosts roundtable lunch discussion on virtual power plants

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

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Bruce Huber speaks at UK Prosperity 2018 conference (London)

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

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Bruce Huber Chairs Energy Storage Summit 2018 (London)

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

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Alexa Capital hosts roundtable lunch discussion: hybrid power solutions

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.

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Gerard Reid interviewed – Futureproof: E-mobility and the future of aviation

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

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Alexa Team attends European Utility Week

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

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We have moved to a new office!

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..

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Gerard Reid quoted in the FT: Tesla to build giant battery to provide power to 30,000 homes

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

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Bruce Huber quoted in FT: Aggreko buys energy storage technology specialist

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

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Alexa Capital advises Younicos on its £40 million sale to Aggreko

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

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Coal Mines Are Reimagined as a New Power Source

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

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