• New study will examine emerging risks facing energy finance

    01 October 2014

    A study into the changing risks facing investments in energy infrastructure has been launched by the World Energy Council in partnership with the re/insurance company Swiss Re and advisory firm Marsh & McLennan.

  • Weather and Catastrophe Risk: The winds of change

    09 December 2013

    Winners in the weather risk market are increasingly seeing demand for risk protection broaden beyond the conventional energy market. Elza Holmstedt Pell reports

  • Renewables: a hotspot for the weather risk market

    23 September 2013

    Requests for weather risk products from renewable energy developers and investors are mounting, providing market participants with long sought-after new demand. Elza Holmstedt Pell reports

  • Weather risk demand to rise as institutional investors buy renewables assets

    20 September 2013

    Weather risk products will increasingly be used to help European utilities selling their stakes in renewables assets to more risk-averse institutional investors, a conference heard.

  • Renewables sector to triple insurance spending by 2020 'to attract new investors'

    25 July 2013

    The renewables sector's spending on risk management products could surge by end of the decade as the industry seeks to unlock finance from risk-averse investors, a report has claimed.