electricity

Is Iran a regional power hub?

Is Iran a regional power hub?

In light of Iran and Qatar’s recent electricity grid connection, Iran should seek to expand its energy diplomacy and utilize its electricity sector to strengthen economic cooperation and regional security in the Middle …

Finland reduces electricity transmission from Russia

Finland reduces electricity transmission from Russia

Finland has decided to restrict the transmission capacity in cross-border connections to Russia, according to Fingrid, Finland’s 53% state-owned, 47% financial institution-owned transmission system operator owned. The …

Restriction on electricity supply lifted in Abkhazia

Restriction on electricity supply lifted in Abkhazia

The restrictions on the supply of electricity in Abkhazia, which were in place due to energy shortages, were lifted. The restriction was introduced in autumn. Electricity was turned off throughout the country twice a day for one …

Central Asian countries report power outages

Central Asian countries report power outages

Power supply disruptions have been reported in Kazakhstan’s largest city of Almaty and the Almaty region, the Kazakhstan-based zakon.kz news portal reported on Tuesday. "Almaty and the Almaty region are experiencing power …

Iran wants to synchronize power grids with Russia

Iran wants to synchronize power grids with Russia

Head of the Industries Commission of the Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture Alireza Kolahei said that Iran synchronization power grid with Russia can be a good procedure for demand response. Kolahei …

Russia doubles its electricity export

Russia doubles its electricity export

At the end of 2021, electricity exports from Russia increased by 2.2 times compared to 2020 and reached 25 billion kWh. This is stated in the materials of the Central Dispatching Department of the Fuel Energy Complex.  Last …

Armenia’s regulator seeks rise of electricity prices

Armenia’s regulator seeks rise of electricity prices

The price of electricity for the vast majority of Armenian households is very likely to grow by 4.7 drams per 1 kWh starting February 1, 2022, Armenia’s Public Services Regulatory Commission (PSRC) revealed. At the same time the …

Kazakhstan turns to Russia for commercial electricity supplies

Kazakhstan turns to Russia for commercial electricity supplies

Kazakhstan has appealed to the Russian Federation for commercial electricity supplies amid issues with its own generation and a projected energy deficit, Chief Executive Officer of Russia’s generating company Inter RAO (operator of exports …

Belarus ceases electricity supplies to Ukraine

Belarus ceases electricity supplies to Ukraine

Belarus plans to cease the recently renewed supplies of electricity to Ukraine as of November 18, the press service of the country's Energy Ministry reported. "Electricity supplies to Ukraine will cease as of November 18 …

Russia and Kazakhstan agree on Russian electricity power export

Russia and Kazakhstan agree on Russian electricity power export

Russia and Kazakhstan have agreed on the export of Russian electricity power and terms of the supplies will be soon outlined by commercial companies, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak said. "We have reached an agreement …

Blast cuts power to Afghan capital Kabul

Blast cuts power to Afghan capital Kabul

An explosion cut off power to Kabul and plunged the Afghan capital into darkness on October 21, 2021. "Moments ago, an explosion blew up a power pylon in Qala Murad Beg area of Kabul province, cutting off a 220 kV imported power …