Rolling Blackouts

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Name: Rolling Blackouts
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Eskom says delayed Medupi power plant to start on Dec 24

Eskom said on Saturday the first unit of its new coal-fired Medupi plant would link up with the grid on December 24, a clear signal that the much-delayed project is finally on track.Eskom has never given a precise date for when Medupi would synchronise ... [Published SABC - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Giles demands blackout inquiry

Chief Minister Adam Giles has called for an inquiry into this week’s blackouts Source: News Corp Australia CHIEF Minister Adam Giles has called for a review of the contractual arrangements with the company operating the Blacktip Gas Plant following this ... [Published Northern Territory News - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Let there be light

Business Matters By Ramon R. del Rosario Jr. | Philippine Daily InquirerWe have all heard the news that Luzon will again face an energy crisis in 2015 even as the Visayas and Mindanao have been suffering rolling blackouts on a regular basis. The estimates ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Gas problem causes power outages in NT

ROLLING blackouts have begun in Darwin because of a gas supply problem. SUPPLY has been temporarily interrupted to Territory Generation's Channel Island Power Station outside the NT capital as the result of a shutdown at the Blacktip gas platform. ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Marshall Says Thanks and Farewell to Government Life

Premier Tom Marshall will bid a fond farewell to public sector workers this morning as he looks at the end of his premiership. VOCM's Linda Swain has a look at his political career. Tom Marshall took over as premier earlier this year when Kathy Dunderdale ... [Published VOCM - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 3 reports

Giles announces review after gas supply problem causes Darwin power blackouts

NT Chief Minister Adam Giles has called for a review of the Government's communication processes with the multinational supplying gas to Darwin's power station after a shortage caused rolling blackouts yesterday.The Italian multinational ENI owns and ... [Published Prime 7 - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Lawmakers identify options to help CUC

With the Commonwealth Utilities Corp. facing possible receivership and breach of a stipulated order, some lawmakers said yesterday the Inos administration should consider tapping $10 million in utility vouchers that casino developer Best Sunshine International ... [Published Saipan Tribune - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Rolling blackouts hit Darwin and Palmerston

Problems with the gas supply to Channel Island Power Station from Bonaparte pipeline are threatening Darwin’s power supply. A widespread blackout hit parts of Palmerston and Casuarina on Thursday afternoon.It is expected that Darwin and Palmerston will ... [Published Northern Territory News - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Monday brownouts just one-off

Hits: 7Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla has downplayed concerns that Monday’s one-hour rolling brownout in Manila Electric Co.’s franchise area could be an early sign of a power crisis.“No. It’s not a signal of power crisis. This is a one-off rather ... [Published Philippine Department of Energy - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

3 plants stalled causing 1-hour rolling outages

SOME customers of Manila Electric Co. suffered one-hour rolling blackouts on Monday after three power plants bogged down, cutting off power to Sampaloc, Tondo, Grace Park, Malabon, Valenzuela, Novaliches, Kaybiga, portions of Bulacan and Navotas.The plants ... [Published Manila Standard Today - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

When the Next Rolling Blackout or Zombie Apocalypse Comes, You'll Be Ready

The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area is offering a workshop on how to make your home more self-sufficient.From an email:Be prepared for the next rolling black-out or zombie apocalypse.Author and instructor Christopher Nyerges offers this ... [Published Malibu Patch - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 3 reports

Power outage hits Egypt subway, TV stations

The blackout came barely three months after Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, a former army chief, was elected president on promises to restore order after three years of turmoil following the 2011 uprising that toppled long-ruling autocrat Hosni Mubarak.The government's ... [Published Investor's Business Daily - Sep 04 2014]

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"It will take several months to ramp upup to full and stable power as part of the standard commissioning and optimisation process" Eskom said in a statement
...And there's appeal for entrepreneurs and startups to work in communities that have never had electricity. "You're not competing with other industries, the oil industry, the gas industry" he says

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Australian Teen Forced To Wait 24 Hours To Remo... [Published Inquisitr - 6 hours ago]
Eskom says delayed Medupi power plant to start ... [Published SABC - 23 hours ago]
South Africa's Eskom says delayed Medupi power ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Sep 13 2014]
Can solar power save South Asia? [Published USA Today - Sep 13 2014]
Arch CEO: power plant retirements ‘bad business... [Published State Journal - Sep 13 2014]
Giles demands blackout inquiry [Published Northern Territory News - Sep 13 2014]
Student’s sting came after barb stab [Published Northern Territory News - Sep 13 2014]
Let there be light [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 12 2014]
Marshall Says Thanks and Farewell to Government... [Published VOCM - Sep 12 2014]
Giles announces review after gas supply problem... [Published Prime 7 - Sep 12 2014]
Lawmakers identify options to help CUC [Published Saipan Tribune - Sep 12 2014]
Power restored to Darwin, 'no more blackouts to... [Published ABC Online - Sep 12 2014]
RCA: state needs major power transmission impro... [Published Alaska Journal - Sep 11 2014]
Darwin power restored, no more blackouts today:... [Published Prime 7 - Sep 11 2014]
Lawmakers: Casino investor can save CUC [Published Marianas Variety - Sep 11 2014]
25 Completely True Observations from TechCrunch... [Published Modern Luxury Jezebel - Sep 11 2014]
Gas problem causes power outages in NT [Published NEWS.com.au - Sep 11 2014]
Gas problem causes power outages in NT [Published Prime 7 - Sep 11 2014]
Rolling blackouts hit Darwin and Palmerston [Published Northern Territory News - Sep 11 2014]
ND expects to face challenges adapting to EPA r... [Published Fargo Forum - Sep 11 2014]
Here's the GOP's Best Shot At Derailing Obama's... [Published The New Republic Online - Sep 11 2014]
BEC customers outraged over looming price hike [Published Nassau Guardian - Sep 10 2014]
Power shortages are looming [Published Rutland Herald - Sep 10 2014]
Monday brownouts just one-off [Published Philippine Department of Energy - Sep 10 2014]
3 plants stalled causing 1-hour rolling outages [Published Manila Standard Today - Sep 08 2014]
When the Next Rolling Blackout or Zombie Apocal... [Published Malibu Patch - Sep 08 2014]
9/7/2014: METRO: Crisis over, power supply to i... [Published Hindustan Times - Sep 07 2014]
Egyptian president: Power to the people? [Published Al Jazeera - Sep 06 2014]
Load shedding to increase BEC bills [Published Nassau Guardian - Sep 06 2014]
Sisi: Massive investment needed to fix blackouts [Published Middle East Eye - Sep 06 2014]
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How Can Mining and Renewable Energy Work Together? [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 20 2014]
Source: Thinkstock Mining companies are often seen as dinosaurs when it comes to making changes that will benefit the environment, but that perception may be shifting as some companies turn to renewable energy to cut costs and lighten their carbon ...
Jumbo Shrimp [Published The Confluence - Aug 13 2014]
Funny question: What is the purpose of “urban” farming and “rural” tiny houses?  It’s like jumbo shrimp, right? I’m a fan of the tiny house movement and a bit less of a fan of urban farming (though I’m trying).  There’s something fascinating about the ...
occupied Palestinian territory: Gaza: Widesprea... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 09 2014]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: occupied Palestinian territory Curtailed Sewage Treatment, Food and Water Supply, Hospital Operations (Jerusalem, August 9, 2014) – The apparent Israeli shellfire that knocked out the Gaza Strip’s only electrical ...
occupied Palestinian territory: Gaza: Limited I... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 31 2014]
Source: Internews NetworkCountry: occupied Palestinian territory More than 215,000 Palestinians, almost 8% of Gaza’s population, have been displaced by the current crisis, according to UNOCHA.1 Damage to critical infrastructure, including the only power ...
Powering African Industry to Assist Large Busin... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 24 2014]
Johannesburg, South Africa, July 24, 2014 --( PR.com )-- “Whether one’s business is in mining, manufacturing, transport, retail, commercial or industrial, the challenges around rising energy costs and rolling blackouts are topmost on the list of risks,” ...
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