Those risk managers who buy energy insurance, and the brokers and agents who help arrange energy-insurance coverage, know that the energy-insurance world presents many special challenges. With the increasing use of new green technologies, finding energy insurance for wind turbines, solar farms and biomass plants is a growing need for energy-insurance buyers–and an emerging opportunity for energy-insurance producers and carriers. Meanwhile, the risks around traditional energy sources–oil-rig platforms, fracking, etc.–remain a major coverage concern and present their own evolving challenges. This special section dedicated to energy insurance will keep you informed about key trends with featured reports, interviews with experts, white papers, recommended resources and the latest news.
For producers and carriers looking for opportunities in the energy sector, one word sums up where a lot of the growth is occurring: alternative. Click to read the perspectives of several of the top minds on Energy insurance and the forward edge of alternative energy.
Through innovations in loss control and coverage offerings—as well as the creative ceding of risk in the often-misunderstood Energy market—a burgeoning MGA builds toward its goal of becoming a full-blown insurance company.
When global companies and private equity firms engage in mergers and acquisitions, they often confront obligations to provide collateral that are associated with the target entity's insurance programs.
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Trains carrying crude oil will be restricted to a 40 mile-per-hour speed limit in populated areas such as New York under an order by the U.S. Department of Transportation in response to a series of derailments.