A string of high-profile cyberattacks on energy infrastructure highlights the vulnerability of solar farms as they become increasingly reliant on digital systems. Alice Grundy looks at the rising threat of cyberattacks and the measures asset owners can take to mitigate the risks.
A round-up of the latest solar project development news from around the world, as Sungrow wins a significant order for its 1500V inverters, Scatec Solar completes a notable project in Malaysia and Hive Energy continues Spain’s solar run.
Since its founding in 2010, inverter manufacturer Growatt has been on an international trail that has seen it establish branches in 14 countries and regions including Germany, the US, the UK, Australia, Thailand, India and the Netherlands to serve global customers. Its overseas markets accounted for between 60 – 70% of its total business last year. PV Tech sits down with Growatt’s Lisa Zhang about the firm’s strategy behind its new factory location, and more