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Historic take-off of an Airbus 380 with 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)

The A380 joins the A319neo and A350 as the first three Airbus aircraft to fly using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel20 (SAF) Blagnac airport (Toulouse-France) has witnessed a new milestone in aviation as the iconic Airbus A380 took off on 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). During the three-hour flight, the A380’s 4 turbines (equipped with Rolls-Royce... Read more »

Europe needs to invest 280 billion euros in electric vehicle charging infrastructure

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has published a report urging the European Union to encourage investment in electric vehicle charging infrastructure Investment in electric vehicle charging infrastructure in Europe needs to be boosted by no less than 280 billion euros. This is stated in the latest report published by the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association... Read more »

The United Arab Emirates organised a global exercise to curb cyber-attacks

The Arab country led an exercise involving more than 140 countries that demonstrated its commitment to curbing cyber-attacks The UAE Cybersecurity Council, in close collaboration with Expo 2020 Dubai and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), conducted a joint virtual exercise titled “Cyber 193” with the aim of training participants in different techniques to curb cyber-attacks,... Read more »

Spain promotes renewable energy investment in the Canary Islands with 460 million euros

The Spanish government has announced a comprehensive plan to promote renewable investment in the Canary Islands in order to accelerate the energy transition. Last week a joint presentation ceremony took place between the Spanish Government and the Government of the Canary Islands where both public institutions unveiled the so-called Sustainable Energy Strategy in the Canary... Read more »

The multicultural team as a working model

More and more professionals are becoming part of a multicultural team, overcoming the most diverse linguistic and cultural barriers It is Monday. A Monday that is perhaps a little leaden, because winter in these latitudes ends up being grey and monotonous for someone who has been witnessing the same seasonal episode for several decades. Let’s... Read more »

Cyberespionage targets renewable energies

Various organisations in the renewables industry have fallen victim to a campaign of cyberespionage attacks over the past three years Large-scale cyberespionage, used on numerous occasions to breach the cybersecurity of organisations and get hold of their critical data, is no exception in the renewable energy industry, which, according to Bleeping Computer, has been subjected... Read more »

Wind power finishes 2021 as the main source of electricity generation in Spain

Red Eléctrica de España’s annual end-of-year report puts the wind power share in the Spanish energy mix at 23.3%, the primarily renewable contribution at 46.6% and the CO2 emission-free contribution at 68.1%. With 2021 now part of history, it is time to take stock of the year from the energy point of view. At the... Read more »

Transition to renewables would boost Africa’s economic growth by 6.4%

Africa is starting to transition to renewables with the addition of 26 GW of generating capacity over the last decade. The great African continent, set to improve all its development indices over the coming decades, seems to have found in the transition to renewables a strong ally to underpin its socio-economic growth. So says a... Read more »