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The Renewable Energy Insurance Training Kit

As part of UNEP’s continuous effort to promote Renewable Energy Technologies, financiers, insurers, project developers across the world can now access specialized training material on risk management for Renewable Energy Projects free of charge, with a particular focus on the risks encountered in developing countries.

The Renewable Energy Insurance Training Kit prepared by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy (BASE) and CarbonRe, with support from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) has been designed to enhance the understanding of insurers, financers and other renewable energy project sponsors, of climate change issues, renewable energy policy frameworks, insurance practices, risk management tools and approaches that can be developed for the
renewable energy markets.

Online Training Application

->Renewable Energy Insurance Online Training Application

->Download Training Flyer

->BASE training webpage

Minimum System Requirements to run the online training application
- Windows versions, Pentium, Mac OS or UNIX, etc
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.x orhigher, Netscape
- Communicator 4.x or higher
- JavaScript and cookies enabled
- 56 Kbps Internet connection minimum
- (High-speed connection such as DSL, Cable, LAN or T1 highly recommended)
- Monitor screen resolution of 1024 x 786 or higher

Training Modules (PDF files)

Module 1: Climate Change (download PDF)

Module 4: Claims handling and policy (download PDF)
Module 2: Renewable Energy Technologies and risks (download PDF) Module 5: Role of insurance intermediaries and networks (download PDF)
Module 3: Underwriting Guidelines and policy (download PDF) Module 6: Case Study: Impact of insurance on the revenues of a Chinese wind farm (download PDF)