Electricity

Russian Sandworm hackers disrupted power supply in Ukraine in 2022

Last year’s power outages in Ukraine were caused not only by missile attacks, but also by what appears to be a coordinated cyberattack on one of the energy facilities. This was reported by analysts at Mandiant, a Google company, according to The Register. It refers to the events in Ukraine ... Read more

Croatia wants to turn an underground lake into a geothermal power plant

Croatian state-owned energy company Bukotermal has discovered an underground lake with hot water that could provide the north of the country with geothermal electricity, writes TNW. The company discovered this discovery during two years of research. The lake is located in the Varazhda county . It is located at a ... Read more

Elon Musk predicts a shortage of electricity in the US in two years and calls on the industry to act

In addition to renaming Twitter, Elon Musk sometimes finds time to speak about serious topics. In his recent statements, the entrepreneur predicted that US electricity consumption will triple by about 2045, thanks in part to growing demand for battery-powered vehicles. He also warned of power shortages in two years, which ... Read more

The Chinese city of Chaozhou plans to build an offshore wind farm so large that it could provide energy for all of Norway

The city of Chaozhou in China’s Guangdong province plans to build an offshore wind farm so large it is expected to generate more electricity than all of Norway’s power plants combined, reports Bloomberg. The city aims to start work on a 43.3 gigawatt (GW) offshore wind farm by 2025, according ... Read more

The world’s largest single-phase battery has been put into operation

Crimson Storage is the world’s largest single-phase storage battery that is currently operating in the California desert and is the second-largest energy storage project of any configuration currently in operation. Construction of the 350 megawatts (MW)/1,400 megawatt-hour (MWh) storage facility began in 2021. Canadian Solar oversaw the construction and provided ... Read more