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Ari Winkleman

The Graphic Truth: Natural gas prices make EU power costs soar

EU natural gas prices have gone through the roof since Russia invaded Ukraine and cut off gas flows. This has sent European electric bills soaring — to the point that Brussels is ready to intervene in energy markets to protect consumers.

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French firm to build one of the world's biggest batteries in Australia

November 05, 2020 2:34 PM

MELBOURNE (REUTERS) - France's Neoen SA has won a contract to help stabilise the power grid in the Australian state of Victoria, supporting Neoen's plan to build the country's biggest battery, due to be switched on by the end of 2021.

Cheap solar panels power consumer appliance boom in North Korea

April 18, 2019 11:57 AM

SEOUL (REUTERS) - Years after they first appeared in North Korea, increasingly cheap and available solar panels are giving a boost to consumer consumption and industry as Pyongyang tries to limit the impact of tough international sanctions.

Asia's mega-cities need clean energy drive to cope with environmental threats

March 28, 2019 4:57 PM

SINGAPORE (REUTERS) - Avoiding threats from climate change and pollution will require Asia's booming cities to become much more efficient in their use of energy resources, delegates at a city development conference said on Thursday (March 28).

Sri Lanka seeks divine help to end power crisis

March 28, 2019 4:43 PM

COLOMBO (AFP) - Sri Lanka's state energy provider sought divine intervention on Thursday (March 28) to break a crippling power shortage, dispatching envoys to the country's north to offer holy water to a tree sacred to Buddhists.

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