Great strides have been made in the last decade to reduce the amount of harmful greenhouse gases our vehicles expel into Earth’s atmosphere. This report studies what the future of fuel might look like and the implications for insurance.
The waste-to-energy industry is booming, with revenues expected to reach US$28 billion this year. But integrated plants bring new risks. This article looks at simple precautions that can reduce the main risks - machinery breakdowns and fire.
FM Global looks at the driving factors behind emerging risk scenarios in the power generation industry and advises that most losses are preventable equipment failures due to human error or natural catastrophes. Plus, Lakeside Energy from Waste case study.
By 2050, the world’s population is set to hit 9.7 billion. Alongside this unprecedented rise, energy demand is forecast to increase by over 40%. How can the world satisfy this growing demand for energy? This StrategicRISK News Analysis looks at the challenges and offers a glimpse of the future.
If a recent Swiss Re report is to be believed, investment in renewable energy is set to skyrocket in the coming years – so why do insurers seem wary of taking on the sector’s risks? Post's article investigates.
With the government pushing hydraulic fracturing in the UK, how will developments in this market affect insurers and what risks does it entail? Download Post's article to find out.
The global energy sector is one of the most dynamic in the world. New energy sources and new technologies mean that risk management and claims response must change too. This CIR Report looks at recent events and considers long-term trends.
Download the latest Lloyd’s update report, covering the market’s 2012 financial results and business position in 2013. Lloyd’s reported a pre-tax profit of £2.8 billion for 2012, after a loss of £0.5 billion in 2011. This represented a return on capital employed of 14.8%.
Zurich's infographic focuses on the Energy Act 2011 which contains provisions to make it unlawful from April 2018 to rent property that does not hit minimum energy efficiency standards.
This white paper focuses on the Energy Act 2011 which contains provisions to make it unlawful from April 2018 (April 2015 in Scotland) to rent property that does not hit minimum energy efficiency standards. Topics covered include the cost of compliance and the role of the insurance industry.