Overview and Strategy
We invest in bioenergy infrastructure and related support services in the UK and Europe. These opportunities include waste processing, bioenergy and other similar capital infrastructure developments at a local or regional scale.
Our funds invest structured equity in supporting the construction and operation of capital intensive and sophisticated processing facilities with a typical capital cost of between £3 million and £200 million.
Our investments are focused on:
For renewable energy generation and animal bedding. Within this waste stream Foresight has invested in projects including Birmingham Biopower, Ince Biopower, Mersey Bioenergy and Evermore Renewable Energy.
Residual waste sorting and energy generation. Foresight has made investment into projects including Levenseat, Hoddesdon and Energy Works Hull.
Food waste for energy generation and agriculture. Foresight has invested in utility scale anaerobic digestion projects in London with East London Biogas, Willen and more than sixteen on-farm AD projects across the UK.
Foresight Environmental Fund (FEF)
This Fund was fully invested by March 2016.
UK Waste Resources and Energy Investments LP (UKWREI)
This Fund is fully deployed in eight portfolio companies in the renewable energy and related waste infrastructure sectors across the UK. Five companies are now operational, with a further two in commissioning and one under construction.
Recycling and Waste LP (RAW)
This Fund has completed 12 investments to date, committing a total of £32.2 million. Three plants are now operational, with a further 10 plants under construction.
Waste Assets LP (TWALP)
A single asset Fund invested in a waste-to-energy plant, currently under construction, in a waste to energy gasification plant in Hertfordshire.
Australian Bioenergy Fund (ABF)
Cornerstoned by Australia’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC), the Fund will support investment in a broad range of projects producing clean energy from agricultural, council, forestry and mining waste.
Foresight Anaerobic Digestion EIS Fund
Foresight Anaerobic Digestion (AD) EIS Fund invests in on farm AD projects using a mature, well-understood renewable energy technology which is both EIS qualifying and which continues to benefit from fiscal incentives including the Renewable Obligation Certificate (ROC), Feed-in Tariff (FiT) and/or Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) regimes.