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Solar Impulse 2: The Wings of Clean Energy

"For this fragile Solar Impulse aircraft we need, let's say, perfection." Being an engineer myself, this statement by Wim ...

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ECM Weather & Energy Conference held in Copenhagen

Beyond temperature: new directions in weather hedging

Most European utilities are familiar with hedging the risk of unusual, particularly unusually ...

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If Something Isn’t Boring, It Isn’t Really Green. Or Not.

How are we going to power the knowledge economy? Are we witnessing an “energy revolution”, upending the way we generate ...

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The innovation angle - managing 21st century risk

From experiment to prototype and commercial production…to refinement and improvement…such is the cycle of innovation. Innovation can be ...

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Seagulls vs Solar

I'm the CRE & LO manager Swiss Re's office in Folkestone, UK. Recently, our office received the ISO ...

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Responsible Leadership - The Role of the CFO

Early September I spoke at the CFO Forum in Interlaken organized by Richmonds Events. The key note speaker Friday morning ...

STORY URL: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/responsible-leadership-role-cfo-katja-rieger?trk=hp-feed-article-title-publish
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Crossing the Pacific on solar energy only

A few days ago, André Borschberg, my "solar brother", embarked on the most ambitious leg of the Solar Impulse journey ...

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The Guardian wants to "keep it in the ground"

Calling on the most powerful people in the world to pull their investments from fossil fuel companies is pretty bold ...

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Swiss Re, Solar Impulse make History (the channel that is)

Solar Impulse 2 is doing what other plane hasn't: flying around the world on solar power. And we're ...

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Renewable Energy in Africa

The ongoing energy drought in Africa and its increasing need for energy has brought up many questions from renewable energy ...

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Staying ahead of the climate conversation

Every year, Climate Week in New York City brings much needed attention to the larger topic of climate awareness and ...

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Solar Impulse: a symbol of sustainability

I'm really passionate about renewable energy, clean technology and how they can support a sustainable future. And I also ...

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Putting the lights on in Africa

Thirteen percent of the world's population lives in Africa. According to the International Energy Agency, these 915 million people ...

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We need to change the way we produce and distribute energy

If we don’t change the way we produce and distribute energy; millions will be left behind.

The world is ...

STORY URL: http://www.worldenergy.org/publications/2014/global-electricity-initiative

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150 years: Here's what you had to say

Our 150th anniversary activities have come to a close, but not without one last offering. You may remember that as ...

STORY URL: Swiss Re 150 Years

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