UK pension funds to increase their investments into renewables


More than two-thirds of British pension funds are set to increase their investments into renewables, according to a new survey by Pureprofile and Alpha Real Capital.

Having polled 50 pension fund investors, the researchers found that about 70% of pension funds plan to increase their allocations to renewables over the next five years.

Conversely, 10% expected to reduce their positions. to cut their positions. Some 74% of pension funds surveyed already invest in the sector, with 30% describing it as “mature”, 52% classifying it as “developing” and 18% as “early stage”.

“Renewable energy infrastructure is an attractive secure income asset with predictable cash flows, significant inflation linkage and good duration,” said Phillip Rose, chief executive of Alpha Real Capital, in a statement seen by PE News.

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