7. British summers and electric vehicles: there’s more to infrastructure than meets the eye

Political risk may be high but, if you can find a project with cross-party support, you can mitigate it to some extent. And that's exactly what Will Argent, investment advisor to VT Gravis UK Infrastructure Income is doing. Although the UK seems to be in political chaos, there are some areas where our politicians can find common ground. Here, Will talks to us about the green agenda, tells us how electric vehicles don't yet have investible infrastructure to support their growth, and explains why British summers lead to intermittent energy flows.
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VT Gravis UK Infrastructure Income fund has a target yield of 5% and invests the shares of companies and investment trusts that hold all sorts infrastructure assets: from railways and roads to doctor’s surgeries, solar parks and wind farms. Will Argent, talks to us about political risks, decarbonising the economy, how infrastructure can give investors inflation protection and much, much more.

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