30 Oct '13, 2pm

Managing and Reducing Risk for Renewable Technologies

Investment in renewable energy is increasing in both established and new territories. Whilst OECD countries still account for the majority of renewable energy production, over the past six years non OECD growth has exceeded OECD growth in percentage terms. Growth in all types of renewable technologies is already being seen in South America, Turkey, eastern Europe, southeast Asia, southern Africa and China. Whilst in the Middle East, Africa and parts of Asia there is increasing interest in photovoltaic installations. Financing an onshore renewable energy project has unique complexities. By the very nature of the technologies involved, there are numerous risk factors which have to be considered from early phases of planning, through construction to final operation. Each installation project offers different risk challenges from environmental hazards, natural catastrophes, pl...

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