Insuring innovation: the high price of covering wind projects

22 Mar 2016

BLM partner and head of environment, Michael Salau has spoken to Utility Week about the renewable energy sector including the large amount of investment it has received and associated risks, including those connected with the increasing extreme weather conditions.

"The Renewable Energy Association had estimated that £40 billion has been invested in the sector since 2010 and a further £48 billion investment will be required in order to meet the target of renewable energy accounting for 15 per cent of the total energy production by 2020. As such, since 2010, investment in energy infrastructure projects in the UK has exceeded that of transport, water and communications combined..."

To read Michael's full article and to be redirected to the Utility Week website please click here.

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