The Power to Sustain Us
On the planet we call home, there’s power everywhere you look. And as underwriters of the energy economy, Travelers has power too. With specialized coverage solutions — tailored to both traditional and renewable innovators — we’re poised to support the transition to more sustainable energy solutions while remaining deeply committed to the hardworking people who help power our world.
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TEXT: Travelers | Empowering our planet
Sun on leaves, wind rustling grass, waves in ocean, sun glinting off pine boughs
Eileen framed against sky, in field
We’re so lucky to live in a world that has the power to move us, sustain us and even transform us.
TEXT: Eileen Kaufmann, Vice President – National Practice Lead, Travelers
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There’s power everywhere you look.
TEXT: Chad Boyd, Vice President and National Practice Lead, Oil & Gas, Travelers
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In the wind, underground, out at sea.
Tom walking purposefully, looking out to sea
As underwriters of the energy economy, Travelers has power too. And by using our insights and knowledge, that power can help support a brighter future for all.
TEXT: Tom Nooth-Cooper, Head of Renewable Energy, Syndicate 5000, Travelers Europe
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In our traditional energy practice, we’re supporting innovations in oil and gas exploration and extraction, that can help establish safer, more sustainable practices.
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We’re also playing an important role in accelerating the world’s transition to renewable energy.
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For quite some time now, the investments we’ve made in our global energy practice, combined with the long-established leadership and technical expertise of our Lloyd’s Syndicate have helped us support the rapid growth of complex energy solutions.
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Including offshore wind farms, inland solar fields, and others in-between.
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And because we understand the risks energy workers face, we can provide recommendations to help keep people safe. Whether they’re working in an oil field or repairing a wind turbine.
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Looking ahead, Travelers specialized coverage solutions, tailored to both traditional and renewable energy innovators, will continue to evolve to meet the challenges ahead.
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Quite simply, as we continue to champion the transition to more sustainable, transformative energy solutions,
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Travelers remains deeply committed to the hard-working men and women who help power our world.
Tom on cliff looking out to sea.
Because at the end of the day, that’s what fuels our future.
TEXT: Travelers | Fueling our future
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We harness our deep experience with a broad spectrum of risks and our global scale to help enable business success for the companies and people who drive the energy industry that powers our world.
- More than 30 years protecting energy companies that do the hard work of keeping the lights on.
- Specialized coverage solutions tailored to both traditional and renewable energy customers to help with the transition to a sustainable future.
- Risk Control Energy specialists, who conduct more than 2000 customer consultations annually and deliver actionable advice on managing risks.
- Dedicated Energy Claim teams with deep jurisdiction-specific experience to resolve complex claims.
- Travelers Syndicate 5000 extends the global reach of our energy capabilities.
- Scientists at our nationally accredited Forensics Laboratory identify the root cause of damage, ranging from structural defects to fire and technology failure.
Travelers is an industry leader with deep expertise in the renewable energy industry. We offer a full range of specialized coverage options designed to address the unique risks facing the spectrum of renewable energy businesses. From wind and solar to bioenergy and more, Travelers is committed to supporting the growing alternative energy industry and a sustainable approach to protecting the environment.
Learn more about Travelers renewable energy insurance
Traditional energy, including oil and gas, continues to provide most of the world’s overall energy, and Travelers is committed to helping energy companies mitigate the risks associated with producing power by both alternative and conventional means. Travelers has extensive experience and specialized insurance products and services designed to help protect energy companies as we continue to move towards a more environmentally sustainable future.
Learn more about Travelers traditional energy insurance
Power & Utilities
Travelers power and utilities insurance underwriters have industry-specific expertise and offer worldwide coverage for a range of power, utilities and renewable energy risks within the Lloyd's market. Our policies cover risks for companies involved in electricity generation, electricity and gas transmission and distribution, as well as in the development, construction and operations of renewable energy assets. We work closely with clients to enhance risk management, safety management systems and quality assurance.
Learn more about Travelers power and utilities insurance
We underwrite risk for energy companies that enable the economy through innovative exploration, production and delivery. Here are just a few examples of our scope.
Moray East, Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm is a joint venture between Ocean Winds, Spain’s EDP Renewables (EDPR) and France’s ENGIE. It comprises 100 turbines and is currently producing its full contracted output of 900MW to the UK National Grid.1 It is projected to power 950,000 homes, produce 40% of Scotland’s electricity and save 1.7 million tons of CO2.2
Enerplus prioritizes responsible development. Operations include light oil assets in the North Dakota Bakken and the dry gas window in northeast Pennsylvania. While prioritizing responsible development, Enerplus produces the equivalent of ~100,000 barrels of oil per day: 61% crude and natural gas liquids and 39% natural gas.3
A Silicon Ranch project in Early County Georgia, Arlington Solar Farm’s 70,000+ modules, span 243 acres, producing enough energy to power more than 3,000 homes annually.4 Silicon Ranch is a fully integrated provider of customized renewable energy, carbon and battery storage solutions and is one of the largest independent power producers in North America.5
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