The White House said that recent incidents share commonalities, including “insufficient cybersecurity defenses that leave public and private sector entities more vulnerable to incidents.”
DOE reinstated EO 13920, and Energy Secretary Granholm said the U.S. faces a “well-documented and increasing cyber threat” from malicious actors.
The 6.4 MW Donoe Solar Farm in St. Thomas, damaged in 2017, will use Polar’s PRU fixed-tilt racking system.
The bank said that the most reasonable solutions to prevent winter storm blackouts are within the bounds of being economically justified.
Hardened to withstand winds up to 180 mph, the 6.4 MW facility in the U.S. Virgin Islands is expected to enter service in the fourth quarter.
In the second installment of this series, pv magazine talks with Michael Kolodner of Marsh to learn about the evolution of hail risk management and how insuring a solar project is about more than just the policy.
Also on the rise: Hydro-Québec will work to commercialize hydrogen technology, San Antonio’s electric utility gets a financial safety net, and Silicon Ranch wraps up a 200 MW solar portfolio in Georgia.
The destructive potential of hail on solar arrays has only been fully realized in the last two years. In this series, pv magazine talks with experts in storm modeling, risk insurance, and damage mitigation to learn how solar arrays can survive nature’s wrath.
The utility alleged that ERCOT “ran up $20 billion in charges” for five days of energy supply due to its “lack of oversight, preparedness, and failure to follow its own protocols.”
As much as 70% of losses linked to solar energy systems in the past decade have occurred since 2017. The insurance industry is no longer “naive” to the risk.
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