WHAT WE DO
We provide capital to help our portfolio companies grow and improve performance. In doing so, we seek to generate lasting value for our investors.
Meeting global carbon reduction goals will require $4.5 trillion of capital expenditures and investments per year on average from now through 2050. We believe the capital we invest enables leaders in the energy sector to facilitate the energy transition.
Experience and Scale
Our team of experienced investment professionals identify emerging energy transition trends across the globe. We have a long record of investing in energy transition and climate solutions, accelerating growth and business transformation through flexible capital.
Updates from Energy Transition Partners
One-on-One with David Foley: The State of the Energy Transition
David Foley, Global Head of Blackstone Energy Transition Partners, discusses the investment opportunity in decarbonization.
Voluntary Carbon Market: The Key Tool to the Energy Transition
Blackstone believes fair, efficient carbon markets can facilitate capital formation, drive value for investors, and finance essential projects.
Blackstone Wins Energy Private Equity Firm of the Year
We are proud to have been recognized for Private Equity International’s Energy Private Equity Firm of the Year 2022 award.
Opportunity to Invest $100bn in Energy Transition in Next Decade
Juergen Pinker, Senior Managing Director in Blackstone’s Private Equity group, discusses our recent investment in Esdec and the $100bn opportunity Blackstone sees for private capital to invest in energy transition and climate change solutions.
We have a successful, long-term record of investing in energy transition and climate solutions—see some highlights from our portfolio.
Transmission Developers Inc.
The Blackstone-backed Champlain Hudson Power Express will transport clean, renewable power from Quebec to New York City for up to 20% of the city’s total daily power consumption. We believe this innovative project will generate value through job creation, reduced emissions and more affordable energy over the long term.
Esdec is a leading Netherlands-based supplier of solar mounting systems—the equipment securing solar panels in place—that are mission-critical to increasing global access to residential solar power.
Legence is an Energy Transition Accelerator® that advises buildings and facilities on how to lower costs and increase performance by implementing renewable energy alternatives.
Geosyntec is a premier environmental engineering firm focused on technically sophisticated front-end consulting work across remediation, geotechnical, water and infrastructure projects.
Xpansiv connects buyers and sellers of environmental commodities and provides market data for voluntary carbon offsets, renewable energy credits and low-carbon fuels – critical elements of global decarbonization. With its proprietary structure and first mover advantage in voluntary carbon and renewable energy credit market infrastructure, Xpansiv is positioned to benefit from an exponentially growing market.
We’re excited about opportunities within energy transition that can generate returns for investors through driving decarbonization.”David Foley
Global Head of Blackstone Energy Transition Partners
Note: All figures as of June 30, 2023, unless otherwise indicated.
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