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Renewable Energy Insurance: Biomass Insurance

Biomass insurance

We're here to help with your biomass insurance

One of the key goals set out in the government's 25-year environment plan is to eliminate avoidable waste of all kinds by 2050. Biomass plays a significant role in this journey, and we can support you. We do more than sell insurance.

  • It's not just what we know; it's who we know
    We'll work with specialist insurers to find specialist biomass insurance that's right for your business.
  • Supporting your claims
    Our in-house claims team will be on hand to guide you through the claims process, should you need us.
  • Saving you time
    You're working hard running your business, so leave the research to us.

How our biomass insurance team can help you

Because we understand your business's challenges, we find ways to manage risks and arrange cover to protect your business – whatever role it plays in the biomass sector: building, landownership, funding, project management, contracting, manufacturing and distribution.

As the Renewable Energy Association's appointed insurance broker, you can be confident your biomass insurance is in good hands.

Get in touch with a renewable energy insurance expert

By taking the time to assess your individual needs, we’ll explore the renewable energy insurance market and arrange the cover that’s right for your business.

Biomass insurance cover we can offer when building your project

We'll manage the risks associated with the construction stages of your project, as well as arranging the correct levels of cover to protect your business:

  • contractors all risks insurance that includes contract works insurance
  • delay in start-up and advanced profits insurance
  • goods in transit insurance/marine insurance
  • owner controlled insurance programmes (OCIP)
  • public liability insurance
  • professional indemnity insurance
  • employers liability insurance
  • environmental liability insurance
  • legal expenses.

Biomass insurance for day-to-day risks

Once your business is up and running, you'll need cover to protect against everyday operational biomass risks, such as fire and internal combustion:

  • all risks insurance cover for your plant and equipment
  • breakdown cover
  • loss of revenue insurance (business interruption cover)
  • public liability insurance
  • legal expenses.
Protecting your renewable energy project

Protecting your renewable energy project

From concept to operation, your renewable energy project is at risk, which could be caused by a lack of adherence to contractual requirements, risk management and supply chain issues. We can provide full contract advise, construction and operational insurance programs to protect your investment. 

Frequently asked questions

The cost of your wind turbine insurance will depend on many factors such as:
  • the number of turbines you want to cover;
  • the make and model of the turbine(s);
  • where the turbine(s) are located;
  • the MW power of the turbine(s);
  • the claims history;
  • the level of cover and the types of cover your require;
  • the maintenance of the turbine(s) and;
  • the security and access to the site.
Our specialist renewable energy insurance experts can help explore the renewable energy insurance market and arrange cover that's right for your business.

Your policy should match the specific complexities of your project and there is no one-size-fits-all solution. We work with insurers to tailor coverage to suit your needs from project planning through to operational. This can include product cover such as:

  • Construction/erection all risks (EAR) and liability covers (TPL), plus delay in start-up.
  • Owner controlled insurance programme (OCIP)
  • Operational 'all risks' property damage, machinery breakdown and business interruption.
  • Environmental liability.
  • Marine cargo including (DSU) / advance loss of profit (ALOP).
  • Employers, public liability and products liability, Directors & Officers (D&O) and trustee liability.

We support specialist renewable energy sectors including:

The cost of your insurance will depend on many factors such as:

  • The types and level of cover you require
  • The loss controls that you have in place
  • The maintenance of your project
  • The installed capacity of your project
  • The security and access to the site.

Our specialist renewable energy insurance experts can help explore the renewable energy market and arrange cover that’s right for your business.

Our team of specialist renewable energy insurance experts understand this ever-changing industry and are here to help. By taking the time to assess your individual needs, we'll explore the renewable energy insurance market and arrange the cover that's right for your business. That's why we're a valued member of the Renewable Energy Association and the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association.

  • Specialist – over 400+ renewable energy clients across the UK.
  • Experience – Actively engaged in future-proofing the UK’s renewable energy market.
  • Consultative – We’re advisers, not salespeople, here to support you, your project and your stakeholders.
  • Committed – Representing your best efforts and what is best for your project.
  • Capable – Access to insurance and risk services as part of one of the world’s largest brokers, Marsh McLennan.
Ideally, during the design phase of your project to enable us to discuss with insurers and ensure it meets their requirements before construction commences. However, please reach out to our expert team and we can support your insurer conversations during the construction phase and once operational.