Storm Kills 8 in Canada, 250,000 Homes Without Power

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At least 8 people were killed after a storm ravaged southern Canadian provinces while an estimated 250,000 homes were left without power. According to Environment Canada, wind gusts of up to 132 km/h were recorded in Kitchener, Ontario while wind …

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UK Energy Provider Heads Warn of Impending Fuel Poverty

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The End Fuel Poverty Coalition (EFPC) warned that the energy crisis could leave 8.5 million households in the United Kingdom without access to heat and electricity. The EFPC which includes nearly 50 organizations, warned that frigid homes cost lives and …

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Turkmenistan, Pakistan Officials Discuss TAPI, TAP Projects

Top Pakistani officials met with the visiting delegation from Turkmenistan on Tuesday, where the both sides agreed to accelerate efforts on technical aspects on multi-billion dollar gas and power projects. Pakistan’s Energy Minister Hammad Azhar said he discussed the technical …

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Lebanon Inks Deal With Syria, Jordan To Resolve Its Power Outages

The government of Lebanon on Wednesday signed an agreement with Jordan and Syria to supply electricity as part of Beirut’s efforts to resolve its long hours of power outages. The agreement, which is funded by the World Bank at a …

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Saudi Arabia, Iraq Sign Agreement On Electricity Interconnection

The two Arabic countries, Iraq and Saudi Arabia on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding on electricity grids, allowing the Kingdom to supply its northern neighbor with electricity. The MoU was signed between Hamid Al-Ghazi, the Secretary-General of Iraq’s Council …

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Power Outages Reported in Three Central Asian Countries

Electricity disruptions were reported on Tuesday in three Central Asian Countries (Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan) and it wasn’t immediately clear what exactly caused the outages. The Uzbekistan Ministry of Energy said that operation of Tashkent metro was suspended due to …

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Turkey Says Iran Failed To Meet Conditions of Gas Contract

Turkish Energy and Natural Resources Minister, Fatih Donmez on Monday lambasted Iran for its failure to meet some technical conditions regarding the setup in the natural gas contract. Donemz said that import of gas from Iran has been reduced due …

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Lebanon to Sign Electricity Deal with Jordan

Lebanon Energy Minister, Walid Fayyad on Friday said Lebanon will sign an agreement with Jordan to import electricity via Syria to deal with the country’s power shortages. “The deal is important primarily because it will increase state power supply, which …

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Egypt To Build Its 1st Nuclear Reactor: Officials

The government of Egypt announced preparations to build the first power unit at the El-Dabaa nuclear power plant in July of this year. The CEO of Rosatom Group, Alexey Likhachev said that Cairo wants to do everything so that the …

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Uzbekistan Electricity to Afghanistan Fully Reconnected: Officials

Afghanistan’s power utility company, Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) on Thursday said that importing electricity from Uzbekistan to Afghanistan has been fully reconnected, ending blackout in 16 provinces. DABS said in a statement that there was a 60% reduction in …

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