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  • WindEurope conference 2017 – our teams in action!

    14 December 2017

    Swiss Re Corporate Solutions joined over 8,000 participants for the WindEurope Conference & Exhibition, from 28-30 November 2017, in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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  • Bigger is better at Offshore Wind Energy 2017

    05 July 2017

    European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) expects 320 GW of wind energy capacity to be installed in the EU by 2030 (onshore and offshore wind). That would be more than twice the amount as in 2014. As a result, the demand for wind power insurance will increase tremendously.

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  • Gas price hedge contingent on force majeure: Swiss Re Corporate Solutions rises to the challenge

    09 February 2017

    As the risk landscape evolves, companies are taking a closer look at their resilience to risk. They are particularly interested in those risks that aren’t covered by conventional insurance policies. It was in this spirit that an energy company contacted Swiss Re Corporate Solutions with a view to insuring its exposure to a force majeure event.

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  • World Energy perspective: The road to resilience. (executive summary) (PDF, 1.14mb)

    27 September 2016

    This report investigates how cyber risks can best be managed, taking into account the changing nature of the energy industry and energy infrastructure. Drawing on insights from a network of energy industry experts, the report assesses the ways in which vulnerabilities in current and new energy infrastructures are changing. The
    report recommends actions that energy decision makers and stakeholders can take – individually and collaboratively – to improve the sector’s response to rising cyber threats, as part of a wider move toward greater resilience.

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  • World Energy perspective: The road to resilience - Managing cyber risk (PDF, 1.92mb)

    27 September 2016

    This publication by the World Energy Council is developed in cooperation with Swiss Re Corporate Solutions and Marsh & McLennan Companies. Cyber is the third risk dimension investigated as part of the Financing Resilient Energy Infrastructure initiative (besides extreme weather and energy-food nexus). Drawing on insights from a network of energy industry experts, the report assesses the ways in which vulnerabilities in current and new energy infrastructures are changing. The report recommends actions that energy decision makers and stakeholders can take – individually and collaboratively – to improve the sector’s response to rising cyber threats, as part of a wider move towards resilience.

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  • World Energy Perspective: The road to resilience (PDF, 200kb)

    07 September 2016

    This publication by the World Energy Council is developed in cooperation with Swiss Re Corporate Solutions and Marsh & McLennan Companies with a goal to identify key risks and challenges in financing resilient energy infrastructure. It examines emerging risks such as extreme weather, energy-water-food nexus and cyber, and proposes measures to respond through improved financing conditions for investments in energy infrastructure, including financial risk management.

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  • World Energy Perspectives 2016 (PDF, 3.46mb)

    18 March 2016

    This partner publication with the World Energy Council and Marsh & McLennan Companies outlines the challenges posed to the energy industry by water shortages in the future. While stakeholders are driven by diverse motives, everyone has a role to play, and there are some common obstacles to be overcome together to ensure that energy supply is secure.

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  • Energy, food and water for all – a huge challenge for the 21st century

    01 March 2016

    Our growing global population needs access to power, food and water to survive and thrive. But changing weather patterns call for a new approach to resilient energy infrastructure.

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  • The road to resilience − managing and financing extreme weather risks (PDF, 6.98mb)

    30 September 2015

    This partner publication with the World Energy Council and Marsh & McLennan Companies explains why increasing energy infrastructure resilience to extreme weather events is not an option - it is a must. While stakeholders are driven by diverse motives, everyone has a role to play, and there are some common obstacles to be overcome together to ensure that energy supply is secure.

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  • Wildfires – a burning issue for utilities in times of climate change (PDF, 3.94mb)

    28 August 2015

    More than AUD 500 million was the cost to utility companies to settle claims after power lines, blown over in a hot windstorm, were linked to
    Australia’s Black Saturday bushfires in 2009. In times of climate change, events of this kind are set to happen more often – endangering not only lives and homes but also utilities – in Australia and many other parts of the world.

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