electricity

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 …

China starts heating season. Demand for gas and coal grows due to cold weather

China starts heating season. Demand for gas and coal grows due to cold weather

Northern China is seeing an early start to the winter heating season due to falling temperatures, which will boost demand for coal, natural gas and electricity sooner-than-expected and is bullish for fuel prices at a time when global supply remains tight, according to market participants and traders

 Russia interested in energy renewal of Karabakh

Russia interested in energy renewal of Karabakh

Russian Energy Minister Nikolai Shulginov held a working meeting with his Azerbaijani counterpart Parviz Shahbazov, according to the website of the Russian ministry. The statement reads that the parties discussed topical issues of …

Power returns to Lebanon after 24-hour blackout

Power returns to Lebanon after 24-hour blackout

Power has been restored in Lebanon, officials say, after a 24-hour shutdown of the country's energy supply. The energy ministry says the central bank has granted it $100m of credit to buy fuel and keep its power stations …

Covid patient dies due to electricity outage in Abkhazia

Covid patient dies due to electricity outage in Abkhazia

A Covid patient has died at Gudauta district hospital in Abkhazia due to a respiratory ventilator’s failure caused by an electricity outage, local media reports.  Doctors started taking resuscitation measures immediately, …

Iran suspends electricity exports to Iraq

Iran suspends electricity exports to Iraq

Iran has suspended electricity exports to Iraq to meet its electricity needs, spokesman for the Ministry of Energy of Iran Mostafa Rajabi Mashhadi said. Rajabi Mashhadi noted that …

Turkey to build gas piston power plant in Uzbekistan

Turkey to build gas piston power plant in Uzbekistan

Turkish Hidro Enerji Elektrik Uretim Sanayi (Hydro Energy Electricity Production Industry) will build a new gas piston power plant in the Khorezm region of Uzbekistan. According to …

Iranian Bushehr NPP to be repaired in the near future

Iranian Bushehr NPP to be repaired in the near future

The Bushehr nuclear power plant, temporarily shut down due to a technical failure, will be reconnected to power grids in the coming days, Ali Akbar Salehi, vice president, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said. …