Insuring Renewables

November 18, 2021

Maryann Johnson, Senior Managing Director of property and energy claims at Beecher Carlson, as well as Brian DiLuigi and Alex Nephew, of Brown & Brown, joined the Currents Podcast to have a conversation surrounding the complexities of insuring renewables.

Throughout the podcast, Maryann and Brian touch base on the following:

  • Beecher Carlson and Brown & Brown capabilities
  • Types of coverage in the marketplace for solar and other renewables
  • Differences in the industry regarding coverage and cost for asset owners
  • Severe weather events and their correlation to losses and claims
  • Coverage and cost differences for solar asset owners
  • Risk factors that dictate appetite
  • Developers and asset owners minimization of risk and cost


Link to the podcast below!


The Currents Podcast



Maryann Johnson leads the Property and Energy Claims Practice at Beecher Carlson. Maryann works with our renewable energy clients and large market property clients to manage both domestic and international complex property damage and business interruption claims. This involves proactively managing the loss adjustment process with clients, providing advice and strategic guidance on claim presentations, reviewing and assisting on policy coverage issues, and advocating and negotiating on behalf of clients. Maryann has more than 25 years of industry experience handling multi-million dollar property and energy claims.

Maryann joined Beecher Carlson as the practice leader more than two years ago and was charged with leading the team and developing the practice. Under Maryann’s leadership, the practice has increased its number of advocates and created enhanced processes to better serve Beecher Carlson clients. Maryann’s vision for the practice and her team is to provide high-level technical, value-added advocacy to clients and provide the best-in-class claims consulting.