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Mitigating the Risk of a European Blackout


Europe, the US and some Latin-American regions, have suffered some significant blackouts during the last decade. Last year’s dramatic events in Japan where hundreds of factories in the automotive, graphic, chips and other high-end components were ‘put in the dark’ have starkly demonstrated the vulnerability of our economic models to unexpected and long-lasting power cuts. This paper examines the trends and protection mechanisms in place from an insurance perspective.

Mitigating the Risk of a European Blackout

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