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  • Closing the gap: Drought threat to Uruguay‘s reliance on hydropower (PDF, 353kb)

    18 May 2018

    Uruguay is fortunate to have four river basins within its borders, two of which feed its hydroelectric plants. Hydropower can supply up to 90% of the country‘s electricity demand in a humid year. A dry year, however, can be costly.

  • 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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  • A Word About Wind - quarterly drinks in London

    16 November 2017

    Swiss Re Corporate Solutions hosts and sponsors quarterly drinks event in cooperation with A Word About Wind at our iconic London offices at 30 St Mary Axe. These exclusive networking opportunities enable senior wind energy industry professionals to network with their counterparts working in finance and investment in the London City.

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  • Weather risk conference in Berlin looks at new energy business models

    10 July 2017

    The Weather and Energy team invited European energy industry experts to Berlin to discuss the latest trends in weather risk management.

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  • African Energy Forum

    07 - 09 June 2017

    The Africa Energy Forum (AEF) is the global investment meeting for Africa’s power, energy & infrastructure sectors. We are sponsoring and speaking at the event this year to highlight risk transfer possibilities for the continent's growing energy industry.

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  • 7th Annual Weather and Energy Conference

    06 - 07 June 2017

    The Weather and Energy team of Swiss Re Corporate Solutions will welcome energy industry experts in Berlin this year to discuss the latest trends in European weather risk management. Attendance is by invitation only.

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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.

  • Building energy infrastructure for extreme weather

    01 September 2015

    When Hurricane Sandy turned the lights off in Manhattan in 2012, it became clear that our energy infrastructure is not built to withstand extreme weather events. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions joined forces with Marsh & McLennan Companies and the World Energy Council to produce a series of reports about how to make our energy sources fit for the future.

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  • Supporting low-carbon energy generation in Uruguay (PDF, 575kb)

    15 July 2014

    To decrease the country’s financial exposure in times of drought, in January 2014 Uruguay’s state-owned electric company entered into an 18-month, USD 450 million weather coverage agreement with the World Bank Treasury. Highlighting the strength of public-private partnership, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions took on a material part of the risk.