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With our extensive knowledge and years of writing clean energy and technology businesses, Travelers has stayed in-step with the needs of this growing industry, with coverages and services that span the lifecycle of clean energy technologies.

Travelers Clean Energy & Technology Practice

Traveler's dedication to the clean energy industry is evident in the tailored, comprehensive insurance solutions we offer to entities participating in renewable energy, such as wind and solar power energy.

Travelers can help businesses engaged in the Commercial on-shore wind and/or solar industry for the full life span of a product, from the R&D phase and manufacturing, through installation and permanent operations.

And we work with a multitude of customers ranging in size and specialization. From start-up companies to the Fortune 1000, including software developers, metal goods manufactures, integrators, contractors, operations and maintenance service and power providers, we have the capacity to entertain a wide range of operations.

Travelers underwriting expertise

Travelers Clean Energy & Technology practice provides underwriting expertise based on a deep understanding of the industry, resulting in a full range of products tailored to meet the coverage needs of wind and solar business now, and in the future. Our knowledge spans broadly, with a thorough understanding of:

  • Exposures faced throughout all delivery phases of wind and solar systems (R&D, manufacturing and installation)
  • Best practices for operations and maintenance of power generation risks (including solar or wind farms)
  • Contract analysis (i.e., purchase agreements, interconnect agreements, maintenance agreements)

With our Total Account Solution, our customers have access to a full range of products that meet their coverage needs.

  • Property
  • General Liability
  • Auto
  • Worker's Comp
  • Umbrella
  • Inland Marine
  • Boiler & Machinery
  • Ocean Cargo
  • Management Liability
  • Surety Bonds
  • Errors & Omissions
  • Cyber Liability
  • Global

Our service offering

Travelers Clean Energy & Technology practice offers valuable services specially designed to help mitigate risk and resolve claims with resources that ensure fair outcomes.

    • CLAIM RESOLUTION
    • RISK CONTROL CONSULTING

Experienced claim professionals deliver industry-leading service regardless of the complexity, nature or size of claim. The following are our key areas of focus for clean energy customers:

Products Liability– critical for wind and solar manufacturers

  • Forensic laboratory, specializing in wind and solar accident reconstruction
  • Severity claim specialists understand jurisdictional nuances
  • Specialized claim units focus on mass torts, and catastrophic losses – a key differentiator in the wind and solar industry

Worker's Compensation Resources – for complex wind and solar exposures

  • Catastrophic case management resources ensure appropriate treatment for seriously injured workers – important for fall from heights exposures during wind and solar installations

Construction Claim – for turbine and solar farm development

  • Specialized knowledge from dedicated General Liability professionals and Construction Defect team
  • Emphasis on enforcing risk transfer and aggressive subrogation against responsible parties

Inland Marine Claim

  • Dedicated claim professionals work specifically on solar and wind power energy
  • Specialty and Heavy Equipment Division performs job-site appraisals on a wide range of equipment, including cranes (our appraisers are I-CAR® and ASE certified)

Our philosophy on clean energy

The development of products and services that are responsive to climate and "green" trends is a fundamental value that Travelers delivers as a leading property and casualty insurer.

  • Insurance products and services that address current and future industry trends to meet our customers' ongoing needs.
  • A commitment to supporting initiatives and actions that encourage environmentally responsible practices and conserve natural resources.
  • Monitoring, assessing and responding to the risks and opportunities posed by an evolving climate and "green" trends.

Defining the industry

    • ALTERNATIVE ENERGY
    • RENEWABLE (GREEN) ENERGY
    • CLEAN ENERGY INDUSTRY

Alternative Energy is a source of energy that is considered an alternate to traditional petroleum–based fossil fuels. Alternative Energy is not currently widely used, however it offers environmental benefits through the reduction in the need for fossil fuels and the reduction in emission of greenhouse gases.

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This material does not amend, or otherwise affect, the provisions or coverages of any insurance policy or bond issued by Travelers. It is not a representation that coverage does or does not exist for any particular claim or loss under any such policy or bond. Coverage depends on the facts and circumstances involved in the claim or loss, all applicable policy or bond provisions, and any applicable law. Availability of coverage referenced can depend on underwriting qualifications and state regulations.

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