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An Intelligence Perspective on Insider Threat & the Unique Role It Plays in Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Environments

 Insider threat is a well-known phenomenon that is considered by most to be the greatest threat to any information security environment.   According to a survey done by Lui, Oliver, Han, Zhang & Xiang1 74% IT or data security breaches were originated by insiders. Access control measures attempt to mitigate much of this through physical (hardware) and software-based means. In the …

Cleaner maritime technologies

GE Power Conversion is marking the success of two innovation projects aimed at reducing maritime greenhouse gas emissions. GE is helping to make progress towards net zero operations for ship and port operators through cleaner power systems and digital energy management.   At sea and on land, its electric microgrid systems can host integration of new energy sources and smarter digital …

Arklow Bank Wind Park Phase 2 – Planning permission is granted for Operations and Maintenance Facility

The Arklow Bank Wind Park Phase 2 offshore wind project has reached yet another key milestone as planning permission has been granted for the development of a state-of-the-art Operations and Maintenance Facility (OMF) in Arklow Harbour. Approval was secured by SSE Renewables (today) from Wicklow County Council in relation to the operations base proposed for South Dock. The decision will …

Ørsted and DSV to test cargo drones at Anholt Offshore Wind Farm

Ørsted, the world-leading Danish energy company, and DSV, the global Danish transport and logistics company, will test long-distance drone transport of spare parts and tools in the Kattegat. Ørsted has the ambitious goal of becoming carbon-neutral by 2025 and is continually exploring new ways to ensure high wind farm availability and reduce carbon emissions from service logistics. DSV strives to …

Hydrogen technology trialled for Scottish distillery

Engineers from the MTC are playing a key role in a project that is advancing electrolyser technology for decarbonising the Scotch whisky industry using zero emission hydrogen. The project has received around £3 million in funding, and is led by clean-tech start-up Supercritical with the technology focused on the famous Glen Garioch Distillery in Aberdeenshire. Codenamed WhiskHy – the project …

SolarEdge Puts Renewable Energy on the Curriculum

 Leading global smart energy technology provider, SolarEdge, has  announced its DC-optimised solar solution has been chosen to supply clean, renewable energy for 11 schools in Coventry and South Gloucestershire. Funded by grants from the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme, the rooftop PV systems are forecast to produce combined annual energy savings of more than £194,000 and reduce carbon emissions by 298 …

Osbit successfully delivers pile gripper system

Osbit, the UK-based offshore wind technology supplier, has successfully delivered a new monopile gripper system to Yunneng Wind Power Co. Ltd (Yunneng), which is realising the Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan. The system will be used to support installation activities on Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm. Once completed, the farm will produce 2.4 terawatt hours of renewable energy per year, …

‘Fireflies’ with infrared vision transform wind turbine inspections

Drone technology combined with active thermography offers faster, cheaper and more in-depth inspection of wind turbine blades and aeroplane wings. Two Cambridge-based companies, Innvotek and Mapair, have successfully trialled a drone system that uses infrared technologies and artificial intelligence to inspect composite structures, including wind turbines and aircraft wings, for defects. Firefly Inspect can hover above wind turbine blades and …

EZ-Charge preparing to ramp-up production

British electric car charging specialist EZ-Charge is preparing to ramp-up production of its self-developed 22kWh charging unit after proposed government legislation made it the perfect off-the-shelf solution for local authorities across the UK. The Bicester-based start-up has seen a huge upsurge in enquiries following the announcement of the government’s new Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy last month and now expects planned …