AppGuard | January 20, 2021
It has been reported that the highly sophisticated breach of SolarWinds and the cyberattack that was spread through its Orion platform has impacted an estimated 18,000 customers and went undetected for months.
"We must come together to defend against an attack of this magnitude" says Brody Ehrlich, AppGuard Chief Operating Officer. "The damage done to governmental agencies and enterprises is not fully recoverable and this type of threat is repeatable for the next group to emulate, whether it uses SolarWinds or another widely used application. AppGuard's software is uniquely positioned to assist cyber defense solutions providers because we can implement specific protections designed to mitigate threats of this type, even in cases where it goes undetected for a period of time."
AppGuard is pleased to announce a rapid response offering developed to be deployed by our trusted partners and incident response teams, to assist in mitigating this threat and others like it. We expect that governmental agencies, healthcare providers, and enterprises within the government supply chains are at highest risk and will bear the brunt of future attacks of this nature.
"Traditional cyber technologies and solutions such as EDRs, Next Generation AV (NGAV), White Listing/Application controls could neither identify nor contain the compromise. This is common of tools that seek to diagnose the threat instead of defending the risk points. AppGuard's zero-trust defense prevents and contains compromises to systems and infrastructure," adds Fatih Comlekoglu, the Chief Technology Officer and inventor of the AppGuard technology.
"This SolarWinds exploit and breach shows us why having a Zero Trust solution in place to protect your endpoints and servers is more critical than ever before. AppGuard's patented controls give organizations a way to adopt zero trust policies faster than any other solution" said Kristen McFadden Gandhi, Global SVP of Product at AppGuard. "With AppGuard's autonomous policy engine in place, customers can make use of SolarWinds functions while protecting themselves from the dangerous processes spawned by the malicious code. We already have some customers doing so now."
Canadian Solar | November 23, 2020
Canadian Solar Inc. one of the world's biggest sunlight based force organizations, reported that it as of late consented to a force buy arrangement ("PPA") with BTG Pactual ("BTG", B3: BPAC11) and that it was granted with two ventures in a private sale by Furnas Centrais Eletricas ("Furnas") for a sum of 862 MWp in sun oriented force ventures in Brazil.
For the 12-year PPA with BTG, Canadian Solar will flexibly sun based energy from a 170 MWp bunch of ventures situated in the State of Minas Gerais. The ventures will begin development in 2021 and are relied upon to accomplish business activity before the finish of 2022. BTG is one of the principle speculation banks in Latin America and runs one of the biggest energy exchanging organizations Brazil.
Furnas will buy sun powered energy from two Canadian Solar ventures through a 15-year PPA. Canadian Solar will create and manufacture both Furnas ventures totalling 692 MWp. One of them, will be situated in the State of Ceará and will have a limit of 260 MWp. The subsequent undertaking is situated in the State of Piuaí and will have a limit of 432 MWp. The two tasks will begin development in 2022 and are required to arrive at business activity before the finish of 2023.
Furnas is a majority-controlled subsidiary of Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobras ("Eletrobras",NYSE: EBR). Furnas' business is mainly in energy generation, transmission and sales. It operates in 16 Brazilian states and is the owner of 21 hydro plants, 2 thermal plants, 1 wind farm and 30,000 kilometers of transmission lines.
Dr. Shawn Qu, Chairman and CEO of Canadian Solar, commented, "We are pleased to partner with BTG and Furnas to deliver clean solar energy to Brazilian consumers. I am also proud of our team's great work in expanding our leadership position in the solar project development market in Brazil. After the 274 MWp in corporate PPAs that we signed earlier in June, the volume of projects secured in this PPA and auction is the largest in Canadian Solar's history, and it increases our backlog of solar projects in Brazil with PPAs (or equivalent) to almost 2.2 GWp."
"We are also making good progress on our project monetization strategy in Brazil, where we are in the process of forming a Brazilian Participation Fund for Infrastructure projects, or FIP-IE, which is on track to launch in 2021. This will help accelerate our growth in the Brazilian market as we optimize our capital allocation. More updates to come."
SkySpecs | May 17, 2021
SkySpecs, a worldwide innovator in wind energy innovation, has gained two of Europe's headwind energy organizations: Fincovi, a pioneer in monetary resource the board, and Vertikal AI, a pioneer in prescient upkeep for wind energy. The consolidated substance unites elite information understanding and robotization to help wind ranch proprietors and administrators ideally put resources into, keep up, and deal with their resources for feasible returns.
Serving clients in 26 nations, SkySpecs, Fincovi, and Vertikal AI have workplaces in Ann Arbor (US), Amsterdam (Netherlands), Dublin (Ireland), Vejle (Denmark), and Hyderabad (India).
"Our worldwide clients are confronting basic difficulties with regards to planning and amplifying the life and returns of their resources as the breeze business develops," said Danny Ellis, CEO of SkySpecs. "We are excited to unite with these two incredible organizations to outfit worldwide breeze clients with the instruments to best use capital and keep a heartbeat on their resources' wellbeing and execution. Our vision requires top-notch information, prescient understanding, and robotization. On the whole, we will help wind ranch proprietors and administrators to best-put resources into, keep up, and deal with the world's top-performing wind resources."
"There is a mind-boggling freedom to coordinate working information with monetary information to give better knowledge into resource venture," said Ray O'Neill, CEO of Fincovi. "Our group can hardly wait to consolidate our capacities to help wind ranch proprietors conclude how to contribute their next dollar."
"We use information examination and applied AI to advance the constant strength of wind turbines," said Allan Larsen, CEO of Vertikal AI. "Getting together with SkySpecs will empower us to convey our prescient upkeep programming to the market - at scale - for the best presentation sway with wind makers."
As the breeze business develops, and resources age, there is a dire requirement for wind ranch proprietors, administrators, and OEMs to search out information-driven prescient knowledge and computerization to best oversee working costs, broaden resource life, and acknowledge ideal complete creation. This interest is setting out mind-boggling freedom for the assembled substance of SkySpecs, Fincovi, and Vertikal AI.
SkySpecs gives top-notch information knowledge and mechanization to help wind ranch proprietors and administrators ideally put resources into, keep up, and deal with their resources for reasonable returns. We give start to finish arrangements from mechanical technology and AI-driven prescient examination for wind cutting edge and drivetrain upkeep, through to monetary resource the executives. SkySpecs' set-up of arrangements prompts lower operational expenses and better yields on wind resources, supporting the presentation of the top breeze makers on the planet. SkySpecs works in 26 nations on 5 landmasses, serving clients from workplaces in Ann Arbor (US), Amsterdam (Netherlands), Dublin (Ireland), Vejle (Denmark), and Hyderabad (India).
Fincovi is driven by Ray O'Neill, John Harney, Damian Malone, and Jayesh Shah. Beam, John, and Damian are industry veterans on the money and loaning side of the environmentally friendly power industry. Jayesh has more than 20 years of experience creating programming new companies. Fincovi was established to make environmentally friendly power the best oversaw and most reasonable genuine resource class. Their "astute center office" stage gives CFOs the edge and keeps monetary regulators in charge of scaling portfolios. Interesting cloud-based monetary work processes, customized for the business, computerize a significant number of the tedious positions, and empower progressed reports, so that danger and return can be upgraded.
ABOUT VERTIKAL AI
Vertikal AI is a danish-based startup drove by Allan Larsen and Martin Bach-Andersen, two breeze industry veterans with over twenty years of consolidated insight from the world's biggest breeze power associations. Martin, the CTO is a renowned innovation pioneer, known for building industry-driving AI executions inside drivetrain condition checking. Vertikal began with cutting-edge drivetrain vibration observing and is immediately moved into the remainder of the sensors introduced on the turbines. Vertikal's product stage helps O&M bunches enhance tasks by recognizing flaws prior and all the more powerfully, which decreases costly segment disappointments and impromptu vacation.