Interview to Umberto Tamburrino - Storage is ‘key to the net-zero journey’

In Short

With many national grids ill prepared for the intermittency of renewables, sustainability depends on storage and network augmentation, says Sosteneo’s Umberto Tamburrino

Infrastructure investors cannot ignore the net-zero imperative but backing new energy generation assets is not enough. Many grids are unable to cope with the volatility inherent to renewable sources of energy, so to deliver genuine impact investors must consider how new generation, energy storage and network infrastructure work together to create a greener world. 


Both global and local factors should be considered when looking to support sustainable infrastructure, which emphasises the importance of finding the right asset manager, says Umberto Tamburrino, managing partner, CEO and CIO for Europe at Sosteneo Infrastructure Partners, an asset management company which is part of Generali Investments and specialises in greenfield infrastructure investments related to the energy transition. Tamburrino, who has almost three decades of experience in the renewable energy sector, considers the importance of energy storage to sustainable infrastructure and the lessons he has learned, including the importance of battery storage and why investing in Australia is like a trip into the future.


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Keynote interview to Umberto Tamburrino – Sosteneo

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