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2018: Key Dates for your Diary

Posted on December 11, 2017

2018 is another milestone year, as the 10-year anniversary of the GCube brand. As ever, a number of events and initiatives are planned for our brokers and insureds, and below we outline some provisional dates and timings for the year. More details to follow in due course.…

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A Year in Review: Media Highlights of 2017

Posted on December 11, 2017

GCube regularly shares its insights and expertise with the energy and insurance media, in keeping with our belief in transparency and knowledge-sharing. Reflecting wider trends in the industry this year, key themes under discussion included resource risk management, maintaining stability in offshore wind in light of cost reduction, as well as Nat Cat losses and…

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Interview with an Underwriter: Becky Nace-Grover

Posted on December 11, 2017

Becky joined GCube in the New York office in 2012. Since then, she has helped to grow a large diversified book of wind and solar business on both the property and the liability side. She has worked on all size accounts ranging from small IPP’s to large multinational energy and utility scale clients who operate…

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GCube Moves into the Middle East

Posted on December 11, 2017

Supported by reinsurer Trust Re and in partnership with two other influential regional backers, GCube has expanded into the Middle East, by developing an additional $95million of underwriting capacity for new wind and solar projects in the region.…

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Welcome Note: Fraser McLachlan, December 2017

Posted on December 11, 2017

Just as renewable energy developers – and insurers – were beginning to relax, hopeful that the last of this year’s devastating Nat Cat events were over, wildfires have made headlines again as another blaze spreads across the dry landscape of Southern California.…

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GCube New York Finds a New Home

Posted on September 27, 2017

Earlier this month, the GCube New York team moved office. The team can now be reached at the following address: 1133 Avenue of the Americas Suite 640 New York, NY 10036 USA…

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CfD Auction: Cause For Celebration And Caution

Posted on September 27, 2017

Jatin Sharma recently spoke with The Economist and offered his thoughts on the UK’s recent subsidy auctions, in which offshore wind prices sank to unprecedented levels – lower than those predicted by even the most optimistic analysts.…

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Event Review: Offshore Wind Risk Seminar

Posted on September 27, 2017

Mid September saw GCube host its 3rd biannual Offshore Wind Risk seminar at London Zoo.  The venue, at least, afforded plenty of opportunity for jokes at the broker community’s expense. Participants saw presentations given by Bloomberg offshore wind analyst, Keegan Kruger, MUFG’s Head of Power and Renewables, Carol Gould, London Offshore Consultants’ Group Director, R V…

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Event Review: GCube Advisory Council September Meeting

Posted on September 27, 2017

GCube held its 12th Advisory Council in Nashville, Tennessee earlier this month, on the 6th and 7th of September. The event brought together specialists from the insurance, risk management and renewable energy sectors for a series of talks, discussion panels and group sessions, with topics ranging from US government energy policy to the opportunities emerging…

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Interview with an Underwriting Director: Steve Allen

Posted on September 27, 2017

Steve Allen joined GCube in July of this year from RSA Group. He brings with him a wealth of experience in the insurance business, as well as a decade of work primarily in the renewables insurance markets. We are delighted to welcome him to the team; and, now that he is settled in, we sat…

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