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Kyiv Faces Lengthier Blackouts as Russia Keeps Up Assault on Ukraine’s Electric Grid
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Kyiv Faces Lengthier Blackouts as Russia Keeps Up Assault on Ukraine’s Electric Grid

Updated Oct. 27, 2022 10:38 am ET Listen to article (1 minute) Kyiv residents are facing prolonged blackouts, after Russian airstrikes again hit the Ukrainian electric system overnight, further degrading the country’s ability to keep the lights on. Yasno, a Ukrainian energy company, wrote on Facebook on Thursday that Russia had again hit the power...

Ukraine Thanks Power Workers as Drone Attacks Strain Grid
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Ukraine Thanks Power Workers as Drone Attacks Strain Grid

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has publicly thanked the country’s power workers for maintaining the electricity supply as Russia continues to target energy infrastructure ahead of the winter. “I thank all the workers in the energy sector: our rescuers, repair crews, officials from local government, and private companies who work diligently to...

Puerto Rico’s battle to fix the electric grid
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Puerto Rico’s battle to fix the electric grid

Bad Bunny has made a practice of yelling “fuck Luma” at concerts — a reference to the private firm that currently manages Puerto Rico’s grid. The biggest rapper in the world is regularly protesting a power company. But the issue is decided in a more mundane arena. Housed in a curved concrete tower in downtown...

Continental power grid spanning Japan to India inches closer to reality
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Continental power grid spanning Japan to India inches closer to reality

Plans for a web of sub-sea cables that would create a continental power grid spanning Japan to India are rapidly becoming cheaper and more feasible, according to a study commissioned by advocates of the technology. The evolution in high-voltage, direct current technology and ability to lay cables at depths of up...

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National Grid to pay households more to use off-peak power | National Grid

National Grid has significantly increased its financial incentive for households that shift their power usage away from peak times as part of a renewed effort to prevent rolling power cuts. Its electricity system operator (ESO) has increased the incentive sixfold to £3 per kilowatt hour (kWh) to encourage households to use their washing machines and...

Ukraine’s power grid sustains record damage in Russian strikes, utility says : NPR
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Ukraine’s power grid sustains record damage in Russian strikes, utility says : NPR

Tetyana Safonova looks at her mobile phone during a power outage on Thursday in Borodyanka, Ukraine. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Paula Bronstein/Getty Images Tetyana Safonova looks at her mobile phone during a power outage on Thursday in Borodyanka, Ukraine. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images KYIV, Ukraine — Over 1.4 million Ukrainian households have lost...

Ukraine’s power grid sustains record damage in Russian strikes, utility says : NPR
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Ukraine’s power grid sustains record damage in Russian strikes, utility says : NPR

Tetyana Safonova looks at her mobile phone during a power outage on Thursday in Borodyanka, Ukraine. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Paula Bronstein/Getty Images Tetyana Safonova looks at her mobile phone during a power outage on Thursday in Borodyanka, Ukraine. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images KYIV, Ukraine — Over 1.4 million Ukrainian households have lost...

Western World’s Energy Folly in a New York Nutshell
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Western World’s Energy Folly in a New York Nutshell

Holman W. Jenkins Jr. is a member of the editorial board of The Wall Street Journal. He writes the twice-weekly “Business World” column that appears on the paper’s op-ed page on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Mr. Jenkins joined the Journal in May 1992 as a writer for the editorial page in New York. In February 1994,...

As Puerto Rico’s Privatized Power Grid Collapses, Its Owner Eyes A Bigger Payday
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As Puerto Rico’s Privatized Power Grid Collapses, Its Owner Eyes A Bigger Payday

Andrés Gutiérrez Toro considered himself lucky. After Hurricane María destroyed Puerto Rico’s electrical system ― triggering a historic 11-month blackout across much of the island ― and left thousands dead, he lost power for only five months. Still, the situation was so brutal that he ponied up to buy a diesel generator and solar panels....

Ukrainians told to 'charge everything' as power grid hit by Russia – BBC
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Ukrainians told to 'charge everything' as power grid hit by Russia – BBC

Ukrainians told to ‘charge everything’ as power grid hit by Russia  BBC Russian Invasion of Ukraine  The New York Times Russia’s war in Ukraine: Live updates  CNN Ukraine Starts Restricting Electricity Usage In Wake Of Russian Strikes  Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Russia-Ukraine war latest updates  The Washington Post View Full Coverage on Google News #Ukrainians #told #039charge #everything039...