Severe Weather Events

Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm Nears Completion

Germany’s Munich Re, one of the world’s largest and leading reinsurers, released on January 7 its review of natural catastrophes in 2014 – measuring the economic impact of natural catastrophes on its reinsurance business bottom line. Attributing the much lower 2014 financial losses vis-à-vis previous years to the “absence of very severe catastrophes and a… Keep reading →

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Energy Department Launches Mobile App for Energy Emergencies Lantern Live to Help Users Find Critical Information during Power Disruptions WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of Energy launched a mobile app called Lantern Live that helps consumers quickly find and share critical information about nearby gas stations and power outages during energy emergencies. The app builds… Keep reading →