Who makes up the Delivery Partner?
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Triple Point Investment Management LLP (Investment Management)
Triple Point has a long track record of working with the public sector and helping investors access new asset classes. With more than £1 billion under management, invested across energy and infrastructure, real estate, direct lending and venture capital, it is ideally placed to help accelerate deployment in this emerging sector.
Founded in 2004, Triple Point provides funding to a wide range of businesses and organisations in both the public and private sectors, including the NHS, Local Authorities, housing associations, infrastructure developers and small and medium-sized businesses. Triple Point managed funds have invested in multiple energy infrastructure projects including heat networks and distributed energy projects.
The Triple Point team will be facilitating and leading the HNIP and GHNF Investment Committee, the body responsible for deploying funding in line with the HNIP investment mandate.
AECOM (Technical Analysis and Assessment)
AECOM is a global network of experts working with clients, communities and colleagues to develop and implement innovative solutions to the world’s most complex challenges. The company has around 47,000 employees worldwide and operates in more than 150 countries. It is ranked No. 1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering New-Record’s 2021 “Top 500 Design Firms” and has been awarded the No. 1 ranking on Fortune magazine’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies in its industry for a second year (this is the eighth consecutive year that the Company has been recognized on the list) and is named one of 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies for our commitment to integrity and making a positive impact by Ethisphere. The company had US$13.2B Professional Services Revenue (during fiscal year 2020).
Part of the services the company delivers in the UK is a leading district heating consultancy. This team has undertaken numerous feasibility appraisals for decentralised energy and heating and cooling networks over the last 30 years. They have delivered projects for central and local government, universities, property developers, housing associations, industrial clients and Energy Service Companies (ESCos). In recent years, the team has delivered feasibility studies for around 40 district heating network schemes, and heat mapping for around 30 Local Authorities. This work includes a number of HNDU funded studies. The AECOM district heating team has also led the technical assessment component of the £320m Heat Network Investment Programme which closed for applications in January 2022 and provides technical input on the monitoring & reporting of all the funded projects.
Amberside Advisors Ltd (Investor Relations)
Amberside Advisors is an independent financial consultancy practice, advising almost all the principal energy/infrastructure investment funds on raising debt and equity capital for large scale energy and infrastructure projects. The Amberside team bring a strong combination of energy infrastructure advisory, debt and equity raising and investment management expertise with a focus on successfully professionalising immature markets to lever in institutional investment alongside earlier forms of capital such as crowdfunded debt and equity.
Asteros Advisers (Financial and Commercial Assessment)
Asteros Advisers Ltd deliver infrastructure projects across a range of sectors including new energy, health, housing, education, waste, transport, leisure, emergency services and defence. The team have individually advised on private/project finance for public sector infrastructure and Public Private Partnerships (PPP) for over 20 years and have worked together for more than 10 years delivering projects that have enhanced public sector services across the UK.
Gemserv (Application and Data Support and Stakeholder Engagement)
Gemserv is an expert provider of professional services enabling the energy market transformation and data revolution. They administer numerous programmes and projects within the energy, renewables and smart space for both the private and public sector and support central market codes across the energy and smart meter environment. Using this experience, Gemserv will apply its expertise managing the applications for funding, including the processing and handling of sensitive project qualitative and quantitative data. Gemserv will also organise and facilitate stakeholder events across the country and disseminate scheme information into the marketplace. Note: in January 2021 Gemserv acquired Ecuity Consulting Ltd.
Lux Nova Partners Ltd (Legal Assessment)
Lux Nova Partners is a boutique law firm focussed exclusively on the clean energy sector and nature based solutions. The team has advised on numerous district heating and decentralised energy projects over many years, including many of the largest in the UK. They will provide input on the legal aspects of the main scheme including in relation to heat network structuring, procurement and contracts, subsidy control, due diligence, funding agreements and regulatory issues.
BEIS Heat Networks Team
The BEIS Heat Networks team is responsible for overseeing the delivery of HNIP and GHNF and developing policy to support a self-sustaining heat networks market. The team also includes the Heat Networks Delivery Unit (HNDU) which was established in 2013 to address the capacity and capability challenges which Local Authorities identified as barriers to heat network deployment in the UK. The Unit provides funding and specialist guidance to Local Authorities who are developing heat network projects. The heat networks team will work closely with Triple Point Heat Networks Investment Management to ensure the smooth and successful delivery of HNIP and GHNF.