Solar equipment manufacturers and developers must work effectively with installers, utilities and customers to successfully deploy their innovative technologies. Given the number of parties involved and the dynamic nature of the solar industry, risk management is a challenge.

Expertise to Meet Your Needs

Woodruff-Sawyer is an effective partner for our solar clients, representing each segment of the industry. We can help to build the bridge between your operations and effective insurance/risk management solutions. Working across your entire enterprise and drawing on our rich experience in the semiconductor and construction space, our goal as your partner is to provide timely, strategic options to reduce the overall costs and risks of running your business.

We understand:

  • Risks and exposures associated with solar technology
  • Business challenges of a high growth and competitive environment
  • Divergent interests of the parties involved in successful solar projects
  • Compliance and legislative issues
  • Need for global service
  • Insurance markets with specialty solar coverages

Our Solutions

Solar specific insurance solutions:

  • Performance Warranty Insurance (Serial loss)
  • Delay in Start-Up Coverage
  • Supply Chain Risk Management
  • Tax and Renewable Energy Credit Protection
  • Intellectual Property Protection

Traditional insurance solutions:

  • General Liability and Product Liability
  • Property Insurance
  • Cargo and Stock Throughput
  • Environmental Liability
  • Automobile and Fleet Insurance Programs
  • Excess/Umbrella Liability
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Professional Liability/Errors and Omissions Liability
  • Construction/Builders Risk
  • Surety
  • Management Liability Risks, including Directors & Officers Liability/Employment Practices Liability

Solar Industry Businesses We Serve

Woodruff-Sawyer assists solar firms in all stages of development:

  • Start-up
  • Emerging
  • IPO
  • Large publicly traded organizations

We also advise private equity and venture capital firms with portfolio clients within this sector.