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Senior Investment Manager I Energy & Infrastructure EMEA

1 Professional Article

According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, USD 12.1 trillion will have to be invested worldwide in the next 25 years to achieve the Paris climate protection targets (Bloomberg New Energy Finance, 29. Januar 2016).

While their initial success in many countries was primarily based on a system of extensive subsidy schemes, renewable energies have achieved cost competitiveness with conventional energies today. Evidence for this is provided by various recent studies and research papers and, in particular, by the state-guaranteed compensation arrangements for planned nuclear power stations.

It is becoming increasingly apparent that the ongoing expansion of renewable energy generation capacity will further reduce the need for conventional, inflexible power stations – particularly coal-fired and nuclear plants.