ArcLight is one of the leading firms focused on energy infrastructure investments in North America. Established in 2001 and based in Boston, Massachusetts, ArcLight has invested $23 billion in 110 platform investments across the energy infrastructure landscape since inception. ArcLight’s investors include many of the largest pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, and endowments in the world. ArcLight has a highly experienced investment team complemented by a broad range of in-house specialists and external advisers.
Having recognized the value of sound stewardship and control, ArcLight’s environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) policies and programs have been evolving since the formal adoption of its ESG Investment Guidelines in 2011. For example, in 2015, ArcLight developed its formal ESG program and since that time has formed an ESG team that includes, from time to time, members of our investment, compliance, risk management, and investor relations teams. The ESG team works with ArcLight’s broader team and investments to build ESG awareness and capacity, to gather and report on certain ESG data, and, in a manner consistent with its fiduciary duties to its investors, to identify opportunities to build ESG considerations into ArcLight’s investment and management decisions.
ArcLight has owned interests in approximately 5 gigawatts of renewable energy infrastructure, including, at the time of construction, the largest wind project ever developed in the U.S. ArcLight recognized the importance of the clean energy transition early and deployed capital to support this core belief through multiple investments in renewables generation, electric grids, automotive refueling infrastructure and logistics. ArcLight began investing in renewable energy in 2001 and has since invested $4 billion in 16 platforms representing 88 individual renewable projects.
Formed in 2007, CAMS has more than ~1,500 employees providing operational and asset management services to the renewable and conventional energy sectors, including information technology, environmental health and safety, asset integrity, engineering and due diligence services. CAMS has been involved in over 100 projects, including 19 wind facilities and 23 solar facilities totaling over 3.4 gigawatts. CAMS is also an industry leader in the decommissioning of legacy fossil generation facilities and the repurposing and repowering of sites for solar and battery storage installation. Through its day-to-day activities, CAMS has developed strong commercial and strategic relationships with most large equipment, services and software providers within the renewable segment, giving it a unique perspective on market-leading companies in the industry.