Lights off, heat down: central Europe governments save power to set example
Central Europe is vulnerable to the standoff with Russia, with some countries still dependent on Russian gas and all facing surging electricity prices across the continent.
Britain faces 'humanitarian crisis' as energy costs soar, says health lobby
The NHS Confederation says it is concerned that 'fuel poverty', in the absence of further government support, would cause more deaths associated with cold homes, which are currently estimated at around 10,000 a year.
Britain signs up old coal units as back-up in case of winter power crunch
Several European governments have requested that back-up power be made available from idled coal plants or those due to close due to lower gas flows from Russia as a result of disputes triggered by its invasion of Ukraine.
China province limits power to homes, offices amid extreme heat
Government offices have been asked to set air conditioners to no lower than 26 Celsius and use more staircases instead of lifts.
Electricity tariff subsidies to cost govt RM6.51 billion this year
Future electricity tariff decisions will be based on the imbalance cost past through mechanism which depends on the price of fuel at the global level.
Britain planning for organised blackouts in January
Charities, business groups and politicians have called on Truss and Sunak to set out how they would help Britons cope with a forecast 82% rise in energy prices in October.
TNB looking into July 27 mass power outage
It says it has met with the Energy Commission and a team from the energy and natural resources ministry, and is extending its full cooperation in the investigation.
TNB working to restore power after blackouts in major towns
Power cuts have been reported throughout the Klang Valley as well as in other states.
No hike in electricity tariffs, PM says
Ismail Sabri Yaakob also says that the price of chicken will not be floated, and that a new ceiling price will be set.
Australians urged to save electricity to ease power crunch
Authorities say the main problem behind the power crunch is unscheduled outages at ageing coal-fired power stations.
Australia suspends electricity market to stave off blackouts
The electricity used to power Australian homes is usually bought and sold across the populous east of the country, a system designed to lower wholesale costs and diversify supply.
India sweats over worst power cuts in six years during extreme heat
Industrial disruption and widespread power cuts are bad news for corporate India, as economic activity has just started to pick up after months of stagnation amid coronavirus lockdowns.