The best Clean Energy ETFs

How to invest in clean energy using ETFs

0.49% p.a. - 0.69% p.a.
annual total expense ratio (TER) of clean energy ETFs
on clean energy, which are tracked by ETFs
on clean energy
 
The best indices for clean energy ETFs

How do I invest in clean energy stocks?

The consumption of fossil fuels contributes to climate change. Emissions from the use of fossil fuels such as oil, coal and gas are considered the main cause of the global rise in temperatures and the resulting change in the world's climate.

A sustainable way out can be the use of renewable energies. This refers to the conversion of solar energy, hydropower, wind or tides into usable types of energy such as electricity. Experts regard this development as a megatrend. Companies that are active in this field of business can be tracked with an index and with ETFs.

This investment guide for clean energy will help you to select the best ETFs tracking indices on clean energy. Currently, there are 14 indices which are tracked by ETFs.
 

S&P Global Clean Energy performance

1 month: 7.17%
1 year: -4.01%
3 years: 110.40%
5 years: 171.21%
 

Clean Energy ETFs in comparison

The most important factors at a glance

When choosing a clean energy ETF one should consider several other factors in addition to the methodology of the underlying index and performance of an ETF. For better comparison, you will find a list of all clean energy ETFs with details on size, cost, age, income, domicile and replication method ranked by fund size.

Compare all clean energy ETFs in detail
Compare all clean energy ETFs in a chart

Provider
ISIN
  Fund size
in m GBP
TER
in %
Use of profits Fund domicile Replication method
iShares Global Clean Energy UCITS ETF USD (Dist)IE00B1XNHC34 5,162 0.65% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
Lyxor MSCI New Energy ESG Filtered (DR) UCITS ETF - DistFR0010524777 1,209 0.60% p.a. Distributing France Full replication
L&G Clean Energy UCITS ETFIE00BK5BCH80 219 0.49% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
Invesco Solar Energy UCITS ETF AccIE00BM8QRZ79 62 0.69% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
Invesco Global Clean Energy UCITS ETF AccIE00BLRB0242 50 0.60% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
First Trust Nasdaq Clean Edge Green Energy UCITS ETF AccIE00BDBRT036 27 0.60% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
HANetf Solar Energy UCITS ETFIE00BMFNWC33 10 0.69% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
Lyxor MSCI New Energy ESG Filtered (DR) UCITS ETF - AccFR0014002CG3 7 0.60% p.a. Accumulating France Full replication
Global X Solar UCITS ETF USD AccumulatingIE000XD7KCJ7 5 0.50% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
HANetf S&P Global Clean Energy Select HANzero UCITS ETFIE00BLH3CQ86 4 0.55% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
HANetf iClima Distributed Renewable Energy UCITS ETFIE00BLCH4S17 3 0.69% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
Global X Renewable Energy Producers UCITS ETF USD AccumulatingIE00BLCHJH52 3 0.50% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
Global X Wind Energy UCITS ETF USD AccumulatingIE000JNHCBM6 2 0.50% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
Global X CleanTech UCITS ETF USD AccumulatingIE00BMH5YL08 2 0.50% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
Invesco Global Clean Energy UCITS ETF DistIE00BLRB0028 1 0.60% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
Fidelity Clean Energy UCITS ETF ACC-USDIE0002MXIF34 - 0.50% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
Invesco Wind Energy UCITS ETF AccIE0008RX29L5 - 0.60% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication

Source: justETF.com; As of 26/11/2022

 

Return comparison of all clean energy ETFs

The table shows the returns of all clean energy ETFs in comparison. All return figures are including dividends as of month end. Besides the return the reference date on which you conduct the comparison is important. In order to find the best ETFs, you can also perform a chart comparison.

ETF   1 month
in %
3 months
in %
6 months
in %
1 year
in %
3 years
in %
L&G Clean Energy UCITS ETF 0.32% -4.43% 3.46% -7.20% -
iShares Global Clean Energy UCITS ETF USD (Dist) -5.72% -10.65% 9.02% -9.63% 102.94%
First Trust Nasdaq Clean Edge Green Energy UCITS ETF Acc -4.94% -4.51% 17.80% -12.89% 5.54%
Invesco Solar Energy UCITS ETF Acc -7.17% -11.75% 20.11% -13.70% -
Lyxor MSCI New Energy ESG Filtered (DR) UCITS ETF - Acc -1.68% -8.05% 2.80% -16.43% -
Lyxor MSCI New Energy ESG Filtered (DR) UCITS ETF - Dist -1.68% -8.06% 2.82% -16.44% 48.50%
HANetf Solar Energy UCITS ETF -9.89% -13.29% 10.60% -18.12% -
HANetf S&P Global Clean Energy Select HANzero UCITS ETF -6.60% -10.59% 8.58% -18.89% -
HANetf iClima Distributed Renewable Energy UCITS ETF -3.17% -8.60% 3.16% -23.23% -
Invesco Global Clean Energy UCITS ETF Acc -5.61% -12.62% -4.43% -27.90% -
Invesco Global Clean Energy UCITS ETF Dist -5.67% -12.66% -4.46% -27.93% -
Fidelity Clean Energy UCITS ETF ACC-USD -5.47% - - - -
Global X CleanTech UCITS ETF USD Accumulating -3.25% -7.02% 9.16% - -
Global X Renewable Energy Producers UCITS ETF USD Accumulating -3.05% -8.10% -1.38% - -
Global X Solar UCITS ETF USD Accumulating -4.98% -14.22% 25.42% - -
Global X Wind Energy UCITS ETF USD Accumulating -3.74% -16.35% 0.60% - -
Invesco Wind Energy UCITS ETF Acc -2.93% - - - -

Source: justETF.com; As of 31/10/2022; Calculations in GBP including dividends