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Protests across the Middle East against Quran burning

The Associated Press 27 Jan 2023
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister on Tuesday apologized to the nation for a major, daylong power outage that disrupted normal life across the country and drew criticism from millions who were left without electricity amid the harsh winter weather ... The contribution of nuclear and solar power to the nation’s grid is about 10%.
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Ally of former Pakistani PM Imran Khan jailed ahead of trial

The Associated Press 27 Jan 2023
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister on Tuesday apologized to the nation for a major, daylong power outage that disrupted normal life across the country and drew criticism from millions who were left without electricity amid the harsh winter weather ... The contribution of nuclear and solar power to the nation’s grid is about 10%.
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Fraud accused charged Eskom R6.4-million

Mail Guardian South Africa 27 Jan 2023
“It is unknown what business, if any, was conducted by the ,” reads the National Prosecuting Authority’s (NPA) charge sheet ... The state-owned electricity company has come under huge political pressure in recent weeks over its failure to generate enough power to meet demand, leading to extensive load-shedding to avoid tripping the national grid.
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The Inside Story-Flashpoint: Ukraine TRANSCRIPT

Voa News 27 Jan 2023
Germany decided this week to send fourteen of its powerful Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine — and allow allies to send theirs, too ... Russian attacks on Ukrainian infrastructure have crippled the nation’s power grid ... We have been in contact with Ukrenergo (Ukraine National Power Company) since August last year and with the Odessa governorate as well.
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UK's National Grid asks for coal generators to be warmed as back-up

Reuters 26 Jan 2023
LONDON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Britain's National Grid (NG.L) asked coal-fired power plants to be warmed up as a back-up option for power generation on Thursday as cold weather was expected to push up demand ... National Grid requested three coal-powered generators to be fired up on ...
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Mansfield crash knocks out power, driver escapes injury

The Sun Chronicle 26 Jan 2023
The damaged pole is owned by National Grid and holds the town's municipal power lines and National Grid's sub-transmission lines, Joseph Sollecito, the general manager of the town electric department, said. The town's municipal electric department workers have to wait for National Grid workers to replace the pole, Sollecito said.
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Mansfield Street closed temporarily after car hits utility pole, driver escapes injury

The Sun Chronicle 26 Jan 2023
The damaged pole is owned by National Grid and holds the town's municipal power lines and National Grid's sub-transmission lines, Joseph Sollecito, the general manager of the town electric department, said. The town's municipal electric department workers have to wait for National Grid workers to replace the pole, Sollecito said.
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Striking French workers forced Britain to trigger back-up power plan

The Daily Telegraph 26 Jan 2023
National Grid has confirmed it asked three coal units to prepare overnight to fire-up following a request for assistance from France's system operator RTE ... A spokesman for National Grid ESO said ... France, Energy crisis, National Grid, Coal ... France, Energy crisis, National Grid, Coal.
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National Grid Is Keeping Coal Plants Warm For Backup Amid Cold Snap

Oil Price 26 Jan 2023
For a third time this week, the UK power system operator, National Grid, has asked reserve coal-fired ...
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National Grid 'made emergency requests to Europe for help to avert blackouts across the south-east ...

The Daily Mail 26 Jan 2023
Rejection of these asks could have forced the National Grid to close down any power exports that may have been draining the nation's supplies, it was claimed ... National Grid could activate its emergency winter ...
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NDPHC to add 125 megawatts to national grid in Q1 2023

Business Day Online 26 Jan 2023
Nigeria is expected to increase her power capacity with an additional 125 ...
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Brits Forced To Make Sacrifices Because Of The Energy Crisis

Principia Scientific 26 Jan 2023
According to National Grid’s electricity system operator, more than a million households and businesses have signed up to refrain from using high-consumption appliances such as ovens, washing machines, dishwashers, etc ... The National Grid claimed a record amount of wind-powered electricity in 2022.
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Downed trees, power outages persist after second round of snow

The Recorder 26 Jan 2023
Several inches of snow fell Sunday into Monday, causing nearly 57% of both New Salem and Warwick National Grid customers, 28% of Wendell and Phillipston customers and 21% of Shutesbury customers to be without power as of Monday afternoon, according to National Grid’s outage map.
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UK residents could earn credits by using less electricity

Beijing News 26 Jan 2023
... Service, Britain's National Grid said customers would receive money back if they agree to use less electric power during periods of heavy use.
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Equilibrium/Sustainability — Farming seaweed could help bolster food security

The Hill 26 Jan 2023
Under assault. The Russian army has been blasting away at the Ukrainian grid for months, and the national power grid is losing the repair war, ECU executives told Russian news outlet Interfax ... the national power system, a pair of advocacy groups say in a new report.

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