risk management

renewable energy

Using notarial bonds as security for financing of renewable projects

The South African energy sector has seen the uptake of renewable energy in the last few years. These projects require a substantial amount of financing and the registration of a notarial bond plays a vital role as a form of security in financing these projects.
Africa opportunities

Appetite for Africa: Uncovering new opportunities

During 2020, specialist insurance broker BPL Global found 82 new policies where the “country of risk” was in Africa, with an aggregate limit of $2.4 billion.

RES4Africa’s survey analyses investment risk in renewable energy

RES4Africa Foundation released a new survey Assessing Investment Risk in Renewable Energy, the survey analyses investors’ views concerning risks and barriers in 7 North-African countries.
Risk mitigation

Webinar recording: Risk mitigation for successful financing of solar PV in...

Join UL experts in a discussion on key technologies and trends, accurate energy modelling and relevant design considerations toward risk mitigation in utility-scale PV projects.
trade finance

AfDB now rated AAA with stable outlook by all major rating...

Moody’s Investor Service has affirmed the African Development Bank’s AAA credit rating, with a stable outlook.

DEWA introduces risk management standard for utilities

DEWA worked with the British Standards Institution to develop the AS 60518:2020 standard, an enterprise risk and resilience management standard for utilities.
Risk management

Op-Ed: The role of risk management during and post COVID-19 times

Businesses that have always viewed risk management and business continuity as a tick-box exercise find themselves struggling to respond to the ‘new normal’.
Risk management

Ed’s letter: Crisis management: Utilities under siege

The ESI Africa logo on the front cover of this edition takes on a visual representation of our support for the industry in times of crisis management.

Trending topic: The latest (Re)Insurer marketplace conditions

Willis Towers Watson addresses the issues currently prevailing in the international insurance market, specifically the (Re)Insurer marketplace conditions.
solar and wind projects

Four South African renewable projects secure MIGA guarantees

The projects have secured protection against the risks of Transfer and Inconvertibility, Expropriation, Breach of Contract, and War & Civil disturbance.

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