Winds of Change

Cavanaugh, Bonnie
January 2012
National Underwriter / P&C;1/9/2012, Vol. 116 Issue 1, p20
The article looks at the opportunities and risks of the insurance industry on the rapid growth of the renewable energy sector, particularly of the wind and solar energy sectors. It highlights the growth of wind energy sector, wherein a total of 25 percent increase on installed wind-generation capacity worldwide was recorded. Different insurance needed at every steps in the installation of wind energy in the production facilities are regarded as the main cause of risks for the insurance market.


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