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

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.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

At least 21 dead, 5 injured in central China power plant explosion

 At least 21 people died and five were injured after a high-pressure steam pipe burst at a power plant in central China's Hubei Province.

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Nuclear power important in China's future energy mix: report

Nuclear power will play an important role in China's future energy mix for emission reduction and economic growth, said a report issued here on Friday.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Kids in US may lead way to conserve energy at home

A group of US kids who participated in an intervention program and their parents have reported increases in energy-saving behaviors, such as turning off power strips at night and washing clothes in cold water.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Magnitude 6.7 earthquake strikes western Ecuador (Local time: 02:57, Depth 40 km)

An earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale struck western Ecuador early Wednesday, according to the US Geographical Survey.

Saturday, April 09, 2016

Hunger, power cuts in Zimbabwe, Zambia as lake level hits record low

Lake Kariba on the Zambezi river border between Zimbabwe and Zambia used to be dotted with hundreds of commercial fishing rigs, while local fishermen in small makeshift boats would catch enough bream for their livelihood.

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Jordan's first nuclear power reactor to be ready by 2025

Jordan on Saturday said its first nuclear power reactor will be ready by 2025 to meet rising demand for electricity, the state-run Petra news agency reported.

Monday, February 22, 2016

Water leak at nuke reactor under probe in Japan

The preparation work for restart of the No.4 reactor at Takahama plant, Fukui prefecture, was suspended on Sunday for investigation of a radioactive coolant water leak that happened the previous day.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Storms in Britain leave 1,100 homes in Wales without power

The storms which battered the United States have migrated to Britain, bringing heavy rain and gusts and leaving more than 1,100 homes in Wales suffering outages on Tuesday.

Saturday, January 23, 2016

China braces for worst cold in decades

China has geared up to cope with the winter's coldest weekend as the worst cold front in decades sweeps across the country.

Monday, January 18, 2016

Bulgaria continues to grapple with power cuts, travel problems after heavy snowfalls

The municipality of Dulovo in the Silistra region of north-eastern Bulgaria declared a state of emergency on January 18 because of power cuts in half of the villages in the municipality, difficulties with road travel and problems in food supply to some villages.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Storm Frank hits UK causing flooding fears and power cuts

 Heavy rain and gales are hitting Northern Ireland and Scotland as Storm Frank brings fears of further flooding.

Friday, December 25, 2015

Russia to supply India with 10 million tons of oil

Russia will supply 10 million tons of oil annually to India for the next decade, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said, with the mutual deals between the two countries also extending to nuclear power generation.

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Local court gives green light to nuclear restart in Japan's Fukui prefecture

Japan's Fukui District Court on Thursday revoked an injunction that banned the restart of the No. 3 and No. 4 reactors of the Takahama nuclear power plant, clearing the way for the restart of the two reactors.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Massive Storms Damage Homes, Cut Power in Sydney Suburb

A clean-up operation started on Wednesday in Sydney’s southern suburb of Kurnell after two massive thunderstorms hit the Australian coast, damaging power and sewage lines, a local emergency service said.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Russia's largest solar farm to be opened in Orsk next week

Russia's largest solar power plant with capacity of 25 MW will be opened in Orsk on December 21, the government of Orenburg Region told TASS on Tuesday.

Monday, November 30, 2015

Winter Weather, Flooding, Hammers US, At Least 14 Dead

Flood warnings remained in effect Sunday across much of the south-central United States, after a deadly storm on the nation's busiest holiday weekend covered parts of Arkansas, northern Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas with heavy rains and ice.

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Egypt inaugurates MENA’s largest wind power station along Red Sea

Egypt inaugurated on Sunday the largest wind power station in the MENA region with a capacity of 200 megawatts (MW), located in Gabal Al-Zeit area, Red Sea governorate, the ministry of electricity and energy said in an e-mail statement.

All settlement in Crimea connected to electricity supplies

All settlements in Crimea have electricity supplies, press service of the emergencies ministry told TASS on Sunday.

"As of November 29, there is not a single settlement in Crimea cut off electricity fully," the press service said.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Russia, Egypt sign agreement on Egypt's first nuclear plant construction

Russia and Egypt signed an intergovernmental agreement on building Egypt's first nuclear plant in Dabaa, which is supposed to have four power-generating units, each of them with an output capacity of 1,200 megawatts, Russia’s national nuclear corporation Rosatom reported on Thursday.

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