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Reid CapalinoReid Capalino

SVP Business Development at LS Power

LS Power

Reid Capalino is a Senior Vice President for Business Development with LS Power, an investment and operating company focused on power generation, electric transmission and energy infrastructure.

Previously Reid served as a Managing Director with Aligned Climate Capital and Principal with Aligned Intermediary, both investment platforms focused on deploying capital into clean energy and related areas.

Reid began his career as an Analyst at Deutsche Bank Climate Advisors (DBCCA). At DBCCA Reid assisted fund managers with $3 billion AUM to evaluate investments in renewable energy, energy efficiency, and agriculture. In this role Reid also managed complex research engagements with external partners such as the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the Rocky Mountain Institute, the Generation Foundation (part of Generation Investment Management), the US Partnership for Renewable Energy Finance, and the Investor Network on Climate Risk.
Reid has also served as a Senior Energy Analyst at the Carbon Tracker Initiative, a financial think tank focused on energy and climate issues. He has authored numerous reports related to clean energy investment opportunities, including the January 2014 Clean Trillion report. Reid’s publications have been covered by, among others, the New York Times, The Financial Times, The Guardian, and Bloomberg.

Reid has a Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Reed College. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Environmental Voter Project. Reid lives with his wife and son in New York City.

Takes part in

Jan, 20 5:00 PM CET
Main Stage
Panel Discussion

New Energy Investment Rules for Achieving Sustainable Future

  • How are energy investment rules changing to obtain a low-carbon energy system? Successful examples of green investments around the world.

  • What is the likelihood that investment opportunities arising from the energy transition will outweigh climate-related risks? How to assess climate-related risks before making energy investments.

  • How can regulators and banks foster a corporate transition to cleaner technologies? What financial instruments are there for promoting energy efficiency—regulation, taxation, subsidies?

  • How can green investments bring a competitive advantage to companies and improve their economic resilience to climate change?

Rentia van Tonder Head Power and Infrastructure Client Coverage at Standard Bank SA
David Hayes Managing Partner at bp ventures
Amy West Managing Director, Global Head of Sustainable Finance and Corporate Transitions at TD Securities.
Reid Capalino SVP Business Development at LS Power