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Integrating Battery Storage: Andy Oliver, RES

Posted on September 26, 2016

This month, GCube has launched its latest claims report for its broker and insured community. Cell, Interrupted looks in detail at the challenge of balancing risk and reward in global solar PV development and operations. The following interview with Andy Oliver, Global Head of Energy Storage, RES, is taken directly from the report and analyses…

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Geoff Miller Appointed Senior VP

Posted on September 26, 2016

As the company continues to expand its services to the global renewable energy sector, we are pleased to welcome Geoff Miller to the post of Senior Vice President. Based out of the New York office, Geoff brings extensive inland marine and energy underwriting experience to the East Coast team.…

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Interview with an Underwriter: Rosa van Reyk on Risk Modelling

Posted on September 26, 2016

The risk profile for the development and operation of renewable energy projects worldwide is rapidly evolving. As the market expands and moves into new territories, the insurance sector has moved with it, supporting investors in the substantial logistical challenge of building projects in remote regions overseas, from Africa to South America and Southeast Asia. Here,…

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Event Review: Summer 2016 Seminars

Posted on September 26, 2016

GCube’s programme of seminars and events for its insured and broker communities has continued in full swing throughout 2016. These events, taking place at locations throughout the US and Europe, provide a valuable means of knowledge sharing when it comes to managing key risks, claims and losses in the renewable energy industry. This summer, GCube…

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Extreme Weather Losses Increase Global Solar Claims Severity

Posted on September 26, 2016

The solar PV industry will need to invest time and resources in order to increase its tolerance to risk, particularly for losses resulting from extreme weather conditions. This is according to research undertaken for our latest claims report, entitled Cell, Interrupted.…

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Opportunities to Meet The GCube Team

Posted on June 13, 2016

On a number of occasions throughout the year, we take the opportunity to tear ourselves away from our desks and meet with our industry colleagues and peers at some of the major global insurance and renewable energy conferences and events. Please find below some upcoming opportunities to meet with us in the next few months.…

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New Additions to the Team

Posted on June 13, 2016

As GCube continues to expand and enhance its service offering to the global renewable energy sector, we’re pleased to announce four new appointments to our teams based out of London and Newport Beach – each taking responsibility for growing international markets. Let us introduce you!…

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Offshore Cable Claims Severity Increases by 25% In 2015

Posted on June 13, 2016

Incidents relating to the installation and operation of high voltage subsea cables are the most costly cause of financial losses in the global offshore wind industry and led to insurance claims totalling more than €60 million in 2015. That is according to data assembled by GCube’s claims and underwriting teams in our latest claims report,…

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Interview with a Claims Executive: Kristina Williams on El Niño

Posted on June 13, 2016

The impact of this year’s El Niño conditions on the United States has been discussed at length across the renewable energy sector on account of their apparent impact on wind speeds and the performance of wind farm portfolios across North America. However the effects of the cyclical phenomenon on the sector extend beyond below-par production…

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Message from Fraser McLachlan, Chief Executive

Posted on June 13, 2016

In just under 10 days, we’ll know the future of the United Kingdom’s relationship with the European Union. Like the majority of firms working in the renewable energy sector, we’ve adopted a stance that is supportive of the UK’s continued membership of the European block. It was, after all, pan-European clean energy targets that…

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