U.S. Issues New Cybersecurity Directives for Critical Pipeline Owners and Operators

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced on Tuesday the implementation of a second cybersecurity directive that will require owners and operators of critical pipelines that transport and distribute hazardous liquids and natural gas to bolster cybersecurity in response …

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Kazakhstan Introduces Cryptomining Energy Surcharge

Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has signed a new law this week imposing an additional tax fee for energy utilized by crypto miners operating in the country.  The new law will charge cryptocurrency miners an additional fee of 1 Kazakhstan tenge …

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Iran Temporarily Bans Mining of Cryptocurrencies Due to Ongoing Blackouts

Iran has banned the mining of cryptocurrencies for four months in the wake of major power outages in large metropolitan areas. “The ban on the mining of cryptocurrencies is effective immediately until September 22 – Some 85% of the current …

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Gaza’s Only Powerplant to Run Out of Fuel as Israeli Airstrikes Continue

The Electricity Distribution Company of Gaza (GEDCO) warned that its lone powerplant which supplies electricity to the whole area will soon run out of fuel and stop operating if Israeli airstrikes continued. “Israel is preventing the entry of fuel to …

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Denmark to Start Construction Of “Energy Islands” in the North Sea

Denmark’s government greenlighted the  $34 billion)man-made energy island project and hundreds of offshore windmills to achieve climate neutrality by 2050. “The energy hub in the North Sea will be the largest construction project in Danish history. It will make a …

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