Helping build green infrastructure
in developing countries

UK Climate Investments LLP (UKCI) has been established to invest in renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in developing countries.

UKCI is a joint venture between the Green Investment Group (GIG) and the UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) with a binding commitment of £200m from the UK Government's International Climate Fund which aims to help the world’s developing economies adapt to climate change and promote cleaner, greener growth.

UKCI’s investments will help to fund the build-out of vital new green energy infrastructure in countries with carbon intensive economies and/or limited access to electricity. The current geographical focus is India and Sub-Saharan Africa. These are regions with high demand for new generation capacity where renewables present a competitive alternative to fossil fuels.

UKCI will invest in green projects on commercial terms, mobilise additional private sector capital and have a transformational impact through the investments it makes. The joint venture will make minority equity investments of c. £10-30m into renewable energy generation and energy efficiency projects.

UKCI has a dedicated team of investment professionals supported by the wider Green Investment Group team and Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets' global platform and networks.

UKCI’s first investment was made in 2016 into a partnership platform with Lightsource Renewable Energy to fund the development of large-scale solar power generation assets in India.


UKCI contacts

Richard Abel

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Richard Abel

Managing Director

Amit Rama

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Amit Rama

Senior Vice President

Ana Plecas

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Ana Plecas

Vice President