Category: Members In The News

Hurricane Harvey highlights magnitude of insurance protection gap, according to Aon outlook report

MONTE CARLO, Monaco, Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Aon Benfield, the global reinsurance intermediary and capital advisor of Aon plc (NYSE: AON), today releases the September 2017 edition of its Reinsurance Market Outlook report, which assesses the key drivers of reinsurance supply and demand in…

WRMA Member MDA Weather Services Comments on Hurricane Irma’s Impact on FL Ag

Hurricane Irma continues to make its way towards the U.S. We were joined by Christopher Hyde, director of weather marketing and a meteorologist with MDA Weather Services, says the damage to agriculture may be worse than the giant Andrew storm in 1992. Please click here…

Irma Could Harm Florida’s Crops, Especially Sugar Cane And Citrus

Florida’s crops, especially citrus and sugar cane, could be damaged by Hurricane Irma , a forecast service said Wednesday. “The exact track of the storm will be a major determining factor on the extent of the crop damage,” said Don Keeney, senior agricultural meteorologist for…

Launch of weatherXchange

January 2017, HARPENDEN, Herts, UK Speedwell Weather is pleased to announce the launch of the weatherXchange platform. weatherXchange is a platform which helps companies access index-based weather risk protection and which provides valuation and settlement services. Read More.

WRMA to Hold Weather Risk Symposium as Official Supporter of InterMET Asia

WRMA to Hold Weather Risk Symposium as Official Supporter of InterMET Asia February 6, 2017 | WRMA Read More The Weather Risk Management Association (WRMA) will hold a half-day Weather Risk Management Symposium on March 21, 2017 in conjunction with the 2017 InterMET Asia – Extreme Weather…

WRMA Invites Students to Participate in 2017 Conference

WRMA Invites Students to Participate in 2017 Conference December 1, 2016 | WRMA Read More The Weather Risk Management Association (WRMA) is pleased to announce the launch of its first student conference, set for May 17-19, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to participate in…

Aon: U.S. catastrophe & weather economic losses pass $1bn in February

Aon: U.S. catastrophe & weather economic losses pass $1bn in February March 8, 2016 | Artemis Read the full story here. Economic losses caused by catastrophe and weather events in the U.S. in February 2016 are expected to surpass $1 billion, while the insurance and…

Weather Information is Big Business

The value of weather data can go up to the billions, said Chris Hyde, director of weather marketing and a meteorologist with MDA Weather Services, a consulting firm. “People who are being impacted by extreme weather and climate change are all the sudden finding out that they can…

Speedwell Weather announces the launch of the Speedwell-Market

September 29th, 2015, HARPENDEN, HERTS, UK – Speedwell Weather today announced the release of the new Speedwell-Market platform. The Speedwell-Market is designed to help facilitate weather hedging for energy market participants by providing data and tools for sixty key markets in the USA, Europe and Australia. Contracts based on…

De-Risking a Risky Business

Risk is at the heart of every wind development, particularly offshore. No-one can be certain how hard the wind will blow, how the turbines will cope over the years or how difficult installation or maintenance will be. And with political instability and financial constraints in…