Ronald is Director at Green Tech Solutions at Munich Re developing and implementing long-term insurance products in the clean tech space.
He worked on developing Munich Re's PV Warranty Partner program (www.munichre.com/PVWarrantyPartner), now being recognized as the industry standard in insuring the warranty risk of solar. It won the APVIA Award 2019 for the best banking and financing initiative for providing more than EUR 100 million of insurance capacity in support of roughly EUR 1 billion of solar investments within the first year of its roll-out.
Ronald has more than 20 years of experience in renewables. After his PhD in physics at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, he set up factories for solar cell production in Asia and USA. Prior to joining the Munich Re Group, he headed a process integration team in the solar production equipment industry.
04:50 pm - 05:05 pm
Solar Financing: How to Finance the Fast and Large-Scale Deployment of Solar Power in Europe
An inflationary environment with high product and labor costs as well as rising interest rates have made investments into solar projects less attractive at a time when Europe needs to accelerate deployment in order to meet its climate targets. On top of that, policy makers are creating uncertainty among investors by implementing caps on revenues and rushing to modify an established electricity market design.
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