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

Saturday, April 30, 2022

Megadrought leads to record low water levels in largest US reservoir, lake Mead



Due to a megadrought gripping the western US, the water levels at Lake Mead, the country’s largest reservoir serving 40 million Americans, have dropped to a historic low.

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Central Asia blackout leaves millions without power - BBC News

Millions of people were left for hours without electricity on Tuesday when a huge power blackout hit cities in three Central Asian countries.

Sunday, October 10, 2021

India: Looming power ‘crisis’ in Delhi amid coal shortages | Al Jazeera

power crisis in the Indian capital

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has warned of a looming power crisis in the Indian capital, saying that some of the major coal-fired stations supplying the city barely have a day’s stock left.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Smart Bricks Can Store Electricity Just Like Batteries

Smart Bricks
 A 'smart brick' that costs as little as 50p to produce can be used to store electricity ‘like a battery' and may be the future building material of choice, developers claim.

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.

EL News