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The biggest property risks for green energy

March 29, 2021 by Greg Meckbach

Floods, hail, fire, and lightning strikes are among the concerns for underwriters who insure green energy projects, an expert with RSA Canada says. And also, solar panel placement. Perhaps not many would link solar panel placement with flood risk, but

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Weather risk accounts for an estimated US$56 billion in untapped wind energy asset values globally: GCube

January 31, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Resource underperformance has surpassed mechanical breakdown and component damage as the major obstacle to achieving bankable wind energy projects, GCube Underwriting Ltd. notes in a report estimating the untapped asset values of wind energy stakeholders around the world at US$56

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Alberta offers rebates to municipalities, farms that set up solar power

February 5, 2016 Bob Weber - THE CANADIAN PRESS

EDMONTON – The Alberta government is adding another plank to its climate-change platform by providing more than $5.5 million to help farms and municipalities install solar panels. “This is just the beginning,” Environment Minister Shannon Phillips said Friday. “By investing

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Ontario looks to reduce effects of climate change by banning coal-fired electricity generation

November 24, 2015 by Canadian Underwriter

Ontario took the North American lead Monday by passing legislation to permanently ban coal-fired electricity generation, a move the provincial government calls as a significant step in the fight against climate change. The landmark law – Ending Coal for Cleaner