insurance

July 20, 2021
The US solar industry could face significant losses this summer unless steps are taken to mitigate wildfire risk over the coming months, renewables underwriter GCube has warned.
June 9, 2021
In the face of rising materials costs and natural disasters impacting output, solar manufacturers should heighten their focus on insurance placement to protect against large losses, a Chinese insurance broker has told PV Tech.
June 8, 2021
Solar asset underperformance continues to worsen, with projects “chronically underperforming” P99 estimates and modules degrading faster than previously anticipated, risk management firm kWh Analytics has found.
December 4, 2019
PV Evolution Labs (PVEL), Lloyd's of London syndicate Ariel Re (a member of Argo Group), and Beecher Carlson Insurance Services, LLC have launched PV PlantProtect. This is the first-of-its-kind risk mitigation and insurance program using technical due diligence best practices to improve solar project economics for developers.
April 26, 2019
Facility would offer insurance protection to small and mid-sized renewable energy projects in Madagascar's bid to double power by 2030 through clean energy.
October 18, 2018
Malaysia’s intent to progress its renewable energy sector was made clear in a number of announcements this week, including plans to install solar along a major highway, introducing both the first solar insurance scheme and monitoring system, as well as inking support agreements with powerful foreign organisations.
September 7, 2018
Despite no publicly declared major incidents of cyberattack in the renewable energy sector to date, successful attacks on the wider energy industry are expected to be replicated in the future, according to the chief of an insurer now offering cover for such threats to clean energy.
July 23, 2018
China-based integrated PV module manufacturer Wuxi Suntech Power Co has recently renewed its 25-year module performance warranty cover with Munich Re Group and Ping An Insurance, the fifth consecutive year, Suntech has cooperated with the both insurance companies, since 2014
December 8, 2017
Renewable energy insurer GCube has secured a new underwriting facility to manage project risks during construction and operations in the Middle East and North Africa.
June 5, 2017
A consortium of international chambers of commerce has advised the Vietnamese government that its draft solar PPA template is “non-bankable” and cannot attract financing for PV in Vietnam, particularly for medium and utility-scale projects, according to documents seen by PV Tech.

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