Why Invest

Our Investment Case

Abundant clean energy source

  • Enough solar energy hits the Earth in a single hour to power the energy needs of the entire human population for a year.
  • Provides increased energy independence and security.


Reliable investment with attractive growth prospects

  • Provides a regular attractive dividend for income seeking investors.
  • Offers a natural hedge against inflation with a high proportion of regulated revenues linked to RPI.
  • Large diversified operating portfolio with incremental growth prospects through the introduction of complementary technologies, such as energy storage.


Proven and stable technology

  • Reliable and predictable source of electricity due to high consistency in yearly irradiation and minimal moving parts.
  • Long useful life (25-40 years) with high proportion of contracted cash flows from operating solar assets.


Cost-effective electricity generation

  • Active portfolio management provides prudent cost of operation, maintenance and replacement of assets.
  • Solar is one of the cheapest forms of renewable energy generation and quickest to construct.


Climate change solution

  • Fundamental to achieving a more sustainable future by contributing to the UK’s targets of 70GW solar capacity by 2035 and net zero by 2050.
  • Meaningful contribution to reducing CO2e emissions through the generation and storage of clean electricity, reducing reliance on fossil fuels across the grid.
  • Investment in solar provides significant biodiversity benefits to the communities that surround our assets.
  • Through NESF’s investment in NPIII, the Company is supporting decarbonisation globally.


Embracing Innovation

  • The Asset Manager consistently pushes boundaries with the use of latest technologies, such as bi-facial PV modules.


Specialist Management

  • NESF benefits from the expertise of its investment manager, NextEnergy Capital.
  • NextEnergy Capital is one of the world’s largest specialist solar investors, managing $3.9bn worldwide.