Clean Energy: Technology for the Future

Insurance Institute of Southern Alberta

1110, 833 4 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB, T2P 3T5 [Carte]
Date and Time: mai 12, 2020 8:30am - 4:00pm MDT


As a broker, underwriter, or adjuster you will gain an understanding of the issues related to the types of Clean Energy being used in Alberta.

Wind Power:

  • Definition of Wind Power
  • Nomination Period
  • Wind Power Potential
  • Economics
  • Advantages and Disadvantages
  • Combined Technologies

Solar Power:

  • Types of Technologies
  • Solar Power Economics

Geothermal Power:

  • Definition
  • Geothermal Sources
  • Application of Geothermal Energy
  • Marine Geothermal Energy
  • Environmental Benefits
  • Natural Gas vs Geothermal

PLUS: Biomass, Overview of Tidal Energy, Economics of Clean Energy and Advantages and Disadvantages of Clean Energy Technologies.

Speaker: George Sutherland has over thirty years of experience in all facets of petroleum technology, project management, needs assessments and training, having worked extensively in Asia, South America, Africa and Canada. As head of the Petroleum Technology Department at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology for eight years, he successfully managed a program with 500 full and part-time students per year. During the last thirty years he has conducted numerous workshops internationally and in Canada on all aspects of petroleum technology for participants from over 70 countries. He has designed petroleum engineering curriculums for schools in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Saskatchewan and carried out Petroleum Engineering Needs Assessments for Universities and Governments in Bangladesh, Bolivia, China, Colombia, Iraq,Nigeria and Pakistan. 

Insurance Topics Include: 

  • Risk Managed Accounts
    - SIR's vs Deductibles
    - Collateral Requirements
    - Layered Coverage
    - Limits Erosion & Stacking
  • Equipment Breakdown
    - Power Quality
    - Exposures to Loss
    - Construction, Commissioning & Testing
  • Fire, Theft, Wind & Hail
    - Exposures to Loss
    - Weather Related Coverages
    - Business Interruption
  • Power Grid Black Swan Events
    - Coronal Mass Ejection 
    - Cyber Threats
  • Claims Examples

Speaker: Arnie Zippel, B.Comm, CIP : Arnie has been in the insurance industry for over 30 years. The insurance business has provided a variety of learning opportunities for him, from underwriting to managing, marketing, and product development. Currently working with Intact Insurance, and prior as Branch Manager at Travelers Canada and as Manager of Market Segmentation at AXA Pacific Insurance, Arnie lead the underwriting team's training and development in specialized classes of commercial business, including oil & gas, manufacturing, wholesale distribution, public sector and other significant Western Canadian industries and institutions.


Registration: 8:15 a.m.
Presentation: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
2 x 15 minute breaks
Includes Lunch, beverages and snacks

Register before April 21st to get in on our Early Bird prices:

Graduates before April 21st pay $250, after April 21st standard pricing applies $280
Members before April 21st pay $270, after April 21st standard pricing applies $300

CE Credits: AIC Course ID # 53884, 6 CE Hours General & Adjuster Please be aware that tardy arrival to or early departure from any seminar or, in the case of a webinar an incomplete session as a result of unresolvable technical difficulties, will preclude IISA from issuing a CE certificate for the seminar.


Sorry, no refunds issued, with the exception of an incomplete session as a result of unresolvable technical difficulties. Substitution of another person is acceptable - please notify us of such changes so CE records can be adjusted appropriately. IISA reserves the right to cancel this seminar due to unforeseen extenuating circumstances - in such an event, all fees will be refunded.

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