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  • Apple, Akamai, Etsy and Swiss Re Collaborate to Accelerate Renewable Energy Development in Illinois and Virginia

    06 August 2018

    Companies announced they are joining an agreement spearheaded by Apple that develops two new wind and solar energy farms. The two new projects will generate 290 megawatts to the PJM electric grid serving much of the Eastern United States.

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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.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Insuring Wind Power

    20 January 2017

    Although the renewable energy market is growing, it's fraught with risks. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions helps wind farms hedge against these risks so they can get these projects off the ground and make the world more resilient.

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  • How to protect your profits from extreme temperatures in Europe

    20 January 2017

    The climate on Earth is changing. The frequency and severity of extreme weather events, such as heat waves, droughts, storms and floods, is increasing. You can't affect the weather, but you can hedge your risk and protect your business!

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  • How to protect your profits from extreme temperatures in the US

    20 January 2017

    The climate on Earth is changing. The frequency and severity of extreme weather events, such as heat waves, droughts, storms and floods, is increasing. You can't affect the weather, but you can hedge your risk and protect your business!

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  • Cyber risk in energy sector: Is digitalisation making energy infrastructure more vulnerable?

    15 October 2016

    With the proliferation of smart grids, smart meters and digital oil fields, the global energy sector is becoming increasingly interconnected, automated and digitalised. Technological advances have many benefits, such as improved efficiency, but they also make the energy supply chain more vulnerable to cyber-attacks.

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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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