Showing posts with label electricity. Show all posts
Showing posts with label electricity. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Iran cuts power supply to Iraq amid rising domestic demand

Iran cuts power supply to Iraq
Iran's Energy Minister Reza Ardekanian said Tuesday that Iran has cut power export to the neighboring Iraq amid rising domestic energy consumption.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Carbon dioxide emissions drop from U.S. power sector

Carbon dioxide emissions
Because of the increased use of natural gas, carbon dioxide emissions from the U.S. power sector were at their lowest in 30 years, a government report read.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Bulgarian gov't seeking investor for unfinished nuclear power plant

Belene nuclear power plant
Bulgarian government here on Wednesday announced it was seeking a strategic investor for the construction of its unfinished 2,000-megawatt Belene nuclear power plant (NPP).

Thursday, February 15, 2018

World's first floating wind farm put to the test

World's first floating wind farm
Put to the test with high winds and strong seas, Norway's Statoil said a floating wind farm in Scottish waters shows promise for deepwater installations.

Monday, January 01, 2018

Storm Cuts Power to 40,000 Households in Western France

Winter storm Carmen
Winter storm Carmen has cut power to about 40,000 households in the Brittany region of western France, power Grid Company Enedis said in a statement on Monday.

Sunday, December 31, 2017

More than 36,000 without power after snow storms hit Canadian BC province

Two snow storms in Canada's western province of British Columbia
Two snow storms in Canada's western province of British Columbia have left more than 36,000 people without power until Saturday noon, according to local media reports.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Iran Starts Building Mideast’s Largest Solar Farm

Solar Farm
Iran’s energy minister on Thursday inaugurated a project to build the Middle East’s largest solar plant in the country’s southeastern province of Kerman.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

World's most powerful rooftop solar project completed in California

A just-completed rooftop solar project will power nearly 5,000 homes in southern California, making it the most powerful of its kind in the world, officials said Monday.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Iran, EU to Hold Talks on Export of Electricity and Gas via Turkey: EU Official

European Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete said the issue of exports of energy from Iran to Europe is slated to be discussed with Iranian energy and oil ministers on Saturday.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Russia supplies electricity to E Ukraine following blackout

Russia is supplying power to the Luhansk region in eastern Ukraine after Kiev cut off electricity in the insurgent territory, a Russian official said Tuesday.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Gaza's sole power plant runs out of fuel

The Gaza Strip's only functioning power plant was out of action Sunday after running out of fuel, the head of the territory's electricity provider told AFP.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Egypt moves from electricity deficit to sufficiency

The opening of three ma­jor power plants in March was the latest in Egypt's efforts to end its electric­ity shortage crisis.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Les chercheurs russes montrent que les fenêtres peuvent générer de l’énergie

Les fenêtres sont-elles capables de générer de l’énergie? Les chercheurs russes prouvent que c'est possible: ils ont élaboré des concentrateurs solaires produits à partir de matériaux polymères pour transformer les fenêtres ordinaires en panneaux solaires.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Storm 'Egon' brings chaotic winter weather to Europe

Flooding, snowfall and high winds have swept across the UK and continental Europe. Airport cancellations and power outages have resulted from the wintry conditions.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Iran can meet Europe's electricity needs: official

Iran can export electricity to the European Union (EU) countries to meet their power demands, Iranian Deputy Energy Minister Alireza Daemi said here on Wednesday.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Damage from massive sinkhole repaired in one week in Japan

A Japanese city has reopened a busy street that collapsed into a giant sinkhole, after workers laboured around the clock for a week to repair the damage.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Australia: From hot to stormy, again

More than 21,000 homes were without electricity in Mildura, Victoria on Friday after a lightning storm ripped through the area, tearing down trees and power lines. There were also reports of a mini-tornado damaging buildings.

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Japan: Huge sinkhole at subway construction site causes havoc in Fukuoka (video)

A huge sinkhole opened up on a major road in downtown Fukuoka on Tuesday morning, disrupting traffic, power supplies and banking systems, with local authorities evacuating nearby areas for fear of gas leaks and more cave-ins.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Jordan signs agreement with UAE company on solar power plant

Jordan signed an agreement Saturday with a United Arab Emirates (UAE) company to build a 200-megawatt photovoltaic plant, the largest solar plant in Jordan, said a statement from Jordan's Ministry of Energy.

EL News