cybersecurity

April 19, 2023
Testing and certifications company UL Solutions has published a new set of cyber security certification requirements for solar, wind and storage assets connected to the distribution grid, as well as other inverter-based resources (IBR).
January 12, 2023
The US Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have announced a second round of applications for cybersecurity solutions to secure renewable energy assets.
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October 17, 2022
Alexander Hansen Bakken, cybersecurity consultant at DNV, reveals the cyber vulnerabilities arising as solar farm operational technologies become more networked and connected.
May 19, 2022
Faster action should be taken to counter the threat of cyberattacks in the energy industry as professionals raise concerns about the possibility of operational shutdowns and damaged assets, according to new research from risk management and quality assurance provider DNV.
March 8, 2022
Safety and certification company UL and the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have released a report into the cybersecurity of US interconnected grid edge devices and inverter-based resources that calls for security standards to be established to counter potential threats.
June 23, 2020
A round-up of recent news from the US solar market, as US government bodies launch a new initiative to boost the cybersecurity of solar developments while an ex-First Solar president joins a California-based tracker company.
February 26, 2019
Huawei has defended the security of its solar inverters in the wake of calls from a group of US senators for them to be removed from use in the States.
September 7, 2018
Despite no publicly declared major incidents of cyberattack in the renewable energy sector to date, successful attacks on the wider energy industry are expected to be replicated in the future, according to the chief of an insurer now offering cover for such threats to clean energy.
May 26, 2017
The ransomware attack earlier this month brought global attention to the scale and sophistication that cybercrime can unleash. Amaranto Asset Management's Stefano Salerno tells PV Tech why it's time for the industry to take the problem seriously.

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