NEC Featured in Pensions & Investments on the Renewable Energy Revolution

Recently, our CEO Scott Brown wrote a commentary piece in Pensions & Investments on the future of private investment in renewable energy. In the piece, he highlights the rapid rise of this segment of the energy sector, and outlines the reasons for limited partners to gain exposure to renewable energy generation in order to achieve consistent, stable returns. Continue Reading

Solar Developer Renewable Properties Secures $12.5 Million in Funding From New Energy Capital Partners

Renewable Properties, a team of experienced renewable energy professionals with development and investment capabilities throughout the U.S., today announced the closing of a new $12.5 million capital commitment from New Energy Capital Partners to develop, finance, and operate solar energy projects for utilities, local governments and large commercial entities. Continue reading

Protecting U.S. Security Interests Means Fortifying Our Grid

Since World War I, many of the national security issues confronting the industrialized world, and particularly its leader, the United States, have concerned energy. The restructuring of the Middle East, new security alliances arising from World War II, and the sprawling nature of America’s overseas military installations all reflect our dependence on foreign oil and the shipping lanes that deliver it to our shores. Over the past decade, however, radical changes in energy markets and technology have fundamentally altered the foundation of our strategic interests. Continue Reading

NEC Featured On Goldman Sachs Impact Investing Podcast

Hugh Lawson, head of Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s Institutional Client Strategy and ESG and Impact investing efforts, is joined by Scott Brown, CEO of New Energy Capital, and Elizabeth McGeveran, Director of Impact Investing at the McKnight Foundation, to discuss how socially conscious investing has become mainstream and where it could be headed. Listen to the full podcast

Trump’s ‘no friend’ of Clean Energy. Here Are 3 Reasons to Invest Anyway

The Trump administration appears to be no friend of clean energy. The administration just reiterated its intent to withdraw from the Paris Accord on climate change after sending mixed signals ahead of the UN General Assembly in New York. Continue Reading