The mine which falls in the Czech-Polish border has raised anxiety about safe drinking water among the Czechs and energy security among the Polish; the EU Court may order Poland to suspend operations temporarily
Enel Russia has been granted commercial rights to operate its first wind farm in Russia. Located in Azov, Rostov the 90MW onshore wind farm will generate approximately 320GWh energy generated by 26 wind turbines spread over 133 hectares. Once operational, the wind farm will enable Russia to cut down emissions of up to 2,60,000 tonnes every year.
The US government was forced to issue emergency legislation on Sunday after Colonial Pipelines, the largest fuel pipeline in the US was hit by a ransomware cyberattack. DarkSide, a cyber-criminal gang on Friday took control of over 100 GB of data and work to restore the service is still ongoing. Why are energy industry companies increasingly becoming the target of cyberattacks? How can the CISOs in the energy industry address this critical challenge?
Colonial Pipeline, which runs America’s largest gas and fuel pipeline has been closed for three days now following a major cyber attack on Friday. The company is working towards resuming services and so far, it has been able to resume operations in smaller lateral lines between major terminals and delivery points.
Electric vehicle (EV) batteries are typically designed for a decade of usage. Then they lose their juice to power your EV. The growth of intermittent renewable energy is increasing the importance of energy storage. So is it economical to use retired EV batteries at a mass-scale for grid balancing needs today?
Spanish renewable firm, Vestas has spread its wings into the emerging wind market in Latvia with a deal to supply turbines for a 59MW wind farm located in the country. The Tārgale wind farm, where Vestas will supply the turbines is owned and operated by Utilitas, an Estonian utility company.
German utility manufacturer, Uniper has made headlines by withdrawing its plans to build an import terminal for liquefied natural gas and in its place, construct a green hydrogen hub. Currently, the new plan is to construct a comprehensive hub to manufacture green hydrogen, alongside which Uniper is planning to build an import terminal for green ammonia and an electrolysis plant capable of producing up to 410MW of green energy.
Ocean Wind and EEW have come together to construct America’s largest offshore wind manufacturing hub in the state of New Jersey. Known as the Paulsboro Marine Terminal, the facility will construct and supply monopiles to Ocean Wind’s 1100MW wind farm off the coast of southern New Jersey. Construction of the facility will be governed by a Project Labour Agreement with the South Jersey Building Trades Council.