At a glance
Energy is essential to people’s everyday lives; it allows them to light their homes, take a hot shower, refrigerate food, cool down buildings, plug into the latest entertainment—in short, to live in societies that are more educated, healthy, productive, mobile, industrialized and advanced.
But the cumulative effects of all that energy use are endangering the planet, which is why the world has pledged to clean up its act.Read more
At IDB Invest, we want to facilitate investment in the infrastructure and technology essential to implement clean energy on a massive scale.
Power generation is an important part of the picture—and we are investing in different types of renewable power plants—but the market also demands a strong support system, in the form of more energy storage capacity, sustainable backup and baseload options, and modern distribution networks, as well as increased attention to energy efficiency technologies.Read more