All articles by Nour Ghantous

Nour Ghantous

@nourghantous

Nour Ghantous is a reporter based in London. She is a graduate of the MSc in Humanitarian Engineering at Warwick University, where she authored a consultancy report investigating the feasibility of installing wind turbines on campus. She has previously written for Lacuna magazine and the Boar. Contact Nour at: nour.ghantous [at] globaldata.com

UK air conditioning demand prompts government to rekindle coal

As temperatures climb above 30˚C, National Grid has turned to coal, ending a 47-day streak without the fossil fuel on the UK power grid.

Circular method for wind turbine blade recycling wins funding

University of Edinburgh researchers were awarded £125,000 to develop a method of converting wind turbine blades to a powder that can be used to reinforce new blades.

First-ever certification for sustainable Bitcoin mining

Non-profit Energy Web’s new initiative will recognise Bitcoin miners’ clean energy use and contributions to grid stability.

Poland almost doubles its spending on fossil fuel imports

Poland nearly doubled its spending on imported fossil fuels in 2022 as energy prices rose in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Vestas launches Covento: a simplified renewables supply chain platform

Covento CEO Jill Ashley Brandt discusses renewables supply chain challenges and solutions with Energy Monitor reporter Nour Ghantous.

Østerild Test Centre: where the biggest wind turbine competitors are helping each other out

Wind turbine test site manager Allan Vesth tells Energy Monitor about the collaboration he sees between some of the biggest competitors in the market.

Voices from WindEurope’s 2023 conference: Energy Monitor speaks to BP, Enercon, World Wide Wind and Elia

Energy Monitor‘s Nour Ghantous interviews wind industry innovators and leaders at WindEurope’s 2023 conference in Copenhagen.

Supercomputing breaks boundaries in wind turbine design

Offshore wind turbine design can increase lifespan without compromising on net power production, reveals new research from GE and NREL.

COP27: “Green hydrogen is one of the bright spots of this COP” – Jonas Moberg, CEO of GH2

Jonas Moberg, CEO of the Green Hydrogen Organisation, talks to Energy Monitor about his hopes and challenges for COP27.

COP27: Ukraine energy company DTEK maintains net-zero goal

The CEO of Ukraine’s largest private energy investor, DTEK, talks to Energy Monitor about climate ambition, renewables and FDI.