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Volume 4, December 2016

In today’s edition, we profile the activity our team is undertaking in the Latin American market, provide an advance preview of our upcoming Gone with the Wind weather risk transfer report, and look back at some of the contributions our underwriting and claims teams have made in the international media over the past 12 months.…

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Volume 3, September 2016

In the modern world, data is king. The success of any business nowadays – whether it is your local coffee shop or a multinational corporation – depends heavily on its ability, not only to collect considerable volumes of data about its market, but also to put it to use to best serve its customer base.…

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Volume 2, June 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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Volume 1, March 2016

We’ve said it many times before – to the point that it’s something of a cliché – but when it comes to creating a viable global renewable energy industry, communication is critical. Naturally, by communication, I don’t mean talking for the sake of it, or aiming to promote a specific agenda. It’s about establishing and…

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Volume 4, December 2015

If all goes to plan, by Friday of this week, delegates from 195 nations will have approved a new universal climate agreement to keep global warming below 2°C. This agreement should constitute the most solid commitment by the UN to combat and limit the effects of climate change since Kyoto thirteen years ago……

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Volume 3, September 2015

No matter how much the sector has matured over the past 20 years, innovation is still the driving force in the renewable energy industry. Whether geographically, as developers turn their attention to markets overseas; financially, with the evolution of new investment structures; or in technological terms, as increasingly advanced and efficient equipment is developed and brought…

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Volume 2, June 2015

The changing landscape of international renewable energy development is constantly throwing up new challenges for investors in the sector. While new growth and construction continue to gain momentum overseas in the encouraging South American, South-East Asian and African markets, political enthusiasm appears to be on the wane throughout Europe, North America and Australia. Onshore wind…

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Volume 1, March 2015

Message from Fraser McLachlan, Chief Executive – One would think that, with the plunging price of oil and fracking ramping up in the US more than ever, that we here at GCube, and the renewable energy industry more generally, would be nervous about our futures. Not so. …

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Volume 4, December 2014

Message from Fraser McLachlan, Chief Executive – This time last year, I wrote that 2014 would be a make or break year for GCube. At the end of 2013, the renewable energy insurance market was looking particularly soft, with low rates and deductibles across the board driving unsustainable levels of competition. It was in this…

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Volume 3, September 2014

Welcome to the September 2014 edition of The Renewable Insight. This edition goes in distribution at a very interesting point of the year. Right now, we are sizing up progress in our 2014 year, while we are also beginning renewal discussions with participants on our binder.…

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