Analyst, Energy Smart Technologies
Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Yayoi Sekine leads the Americas coverage for energy storage the Energy Smart Technologies (EST) practice at Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) based out of New York. Yayoi’s research focuses on energy storage technologies and extends to work on microgrids and utility strategy in the Americas – US, Canada and Latin America. Prior to her posting in New York, Yayoi was based in Sao Paulo having spent four years covering Latin American renewable energy market development through BNEF. Her specialisation includes expertise on energy storage, renewable energy projects and financing, knowledge of policy framework for project development in key markets in the US and Latin American region. Yayoi holds a BSc in Global Resource Systems with focus on Latin America from the University of British Columbia (Canada).