• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Scott Pearl

Global Infrastructure Partners


Scott Pearl is a Principal, having joined GIP in 2020. He focuses on the energy, electricity and renewables sectors and is based in New York. Prior to joining GIP, Mr. Pearl was responsible for equity and credit investments in the Global Utilities, Industrials and Health Care sectors at Castle Hook Partners, a macro hedge fund. Mr. Pearl also managed Utility, Energy and Commodity equity and credit investments at Seneca Capital, an event-driven multi-strategy hedge fund. Mr. Pearl served as a Vice President in the Global Energy Group of Credit Suisse’s Investment Banking Division as well as a publishing Equity Research Analyst for Utilities. Mr. Pearl also served at an investment banker in the Global Power and Project Finance Groups at both Lehman Brothers and Chase Securities.  Throughout his career, Mr. Pearl has served on the Board of Directors for several energy and infrastructure companies and currently serves on the Board of GIP’s investment in Bluepoint Wind. Mr. Pearl holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania where he was a Joseph Wharton and Benjamin Franklin Scholar. Mr. Pearl previously has served as an Overseer for the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education.

Sessions With Scott Pearl

Monday, 6 March

  • 02:30pm - 03:00pm (CST) / 06/mar/2023 08:30 pm - 06/mar/2023 09:00 pm

    What Does a PTC Mean for Financing Hydrogen Development?

    Extensive investment commitments to low-carbon hydrogen were made in 2022 after the passage of the US Inflation Reduction Act promised creation of a new class of tax credits that will provide generous support to the first generation of producers. With financing ready to be placed but projects still in the earliest planning phases, how can investors determine tax credit eligibility and model operating returns on these capital-intensive investments?

Wednesday, 8 March

  • 11:55am - 12:45pm (CST) / 08/mar/2023 05:55 pm - 08/mar/2023 06:45 pm

    Renewable Natural Gas: How fast, how big?

    Gas & LNG
    Renewable natural gas (RNG) offers the tantalizing promise of carbon-negative methane derived from waste streams. Recognizing this, states and corporations have set ambitious targets for RNG. Combined with state and federal subsidies, RNG production has boomed over the past five years. What is the potential scale of future RNG development? Can industry bring down costs? What sources of RNG are prevalent today? Where will we source RNG in 5 to 10 years?