Clean Energy Advisors

What makes us different?

Capstone’s Clean Energy Advisors are laser-focused on identifying policy and regulatory triggers to create attractive opportunities for investors and corporations driven by climate, environmental, and regulatory policy catalysts. We provide unparalleled guidance to help investors follow ESG guidelines, achieve carbon-neutral portfolios, and reach impact investing goals. We also guide corporations looking to shrink their carbon footprint and increase the sustainability of business operations. We provide our clients with the edge enabling them to be better positioned to profitably deploy capital while empowering the energy transition. We do this through a range of capabilities, including market research, regulatory due diligence, best practice guidance, and the ability to broker asset acquisition, and exclusive conversations with policymakers, vital thought leaders, and other stakeholders.

We live in the weeds.

At Capstone, we closely track—and speak to—US federal, state, and local officials, regulators, as well as interest groups driving key policies to provide clients with underappreciated insights into policy and regulatory developments driving the decarbonization of the economy. The breadth of our knowledge and contacts extend into Europe and around the world.

We advise on front-line issues on the climate agenda as well as nuanced, technocratic developments that send ripples and shockwaves through the sector. This includes everything from federal climate policy to tracking local community bans on natural gas, and from state carbon policies to revisions in wholesale market constructs. We bring our clients face to face with influential environmental groups and knowledgeable former regulators to illuminate the regulatory and policy-making processes at all levels. The result is our clients are best positioned to navigate the complex landscape of clean energy technology and the shifting policy and regulatory environment in which they operate.

Selected Issues

US federal energy politics
Renewable energy policy
Battery storage
Carbon pricing
Carbon capture utilization and storage
Heat pumps in the UK
Clean energy tax credits
Energy efficiency
Clean transit and transportation

Clients Who Leverage Us

Private markets investors
Capital markets investors
Sovereign wealth funds
Family offices

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The Gathering Regulatory Storm for Visa and Mastercard

The Gathering Regulatory Storm for Visa and Mastercard

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The Case for a Midterm Election Surprise

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By: David Barrosse, CEO of Capstone August 8, 2022 — As I have said many times, Capstone is in the prediction game. We make predictions about state and federal policy and then conduct the complex task of modeling or financial analysis to help our clients understand...

The Looming Shift in Crypto Regulation  

The Looming Shift in Crypto Regulation  

August 1, 2022 — Capstone expected 2022 to be a pivotal year for cryptocurrency regulation, and policymakers haven’t disappointed—though action and results are two different things. We believe the regulatory sands are set to shift further, a development that will have...