All articles by Nour Ghantous

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]

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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.

Irish farmers convert ocean carbon to fertiliser via seaweed

UK start-up Carbon Kapture has joined forces with Irish shellfish farmers to launch a seaweed farm, absorbing CO₂ and enriching soil with converted biochar.

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.

Energy-slashing ‘universal sieving’ technology awarded $5.5m

UniSieve says its membrane-based technology can reduce the energy needed for separating and purifying molecules by up to 90%.

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.

Europe’s car industry risks jobs by not making small EVs

Europe’s car industry risks job losses and ceding ground to Chinese competitors if it continues to overlook entry-level electric vehicles (EVs), warns a new report.

The energy transition skills gap is more than technical

Energy Monitor sits down with John Kraus, CEO of Engineers Without Borders UK, who believes a system change in education and training is necessary for a just energy transition.