Severe power shortage, Sichuan plans to cut household electricity

Disasters 08/18/22, 15:59

The recent prolonged high temperatures in China have greatly increased electricity consumption. Jiangsu and other cities and provinces have ordered manufacturers in industrial and commercial zones to stop operating during hot days to let people use electricity. Despite this, China's power supply is still tight. Sichuan's electricity supplier has issued ...

Texas blackouts could have been avoided through Green New Deal says Rep. AOC

New York 02/18/21, 02:32

A controversial Democrat from New York suggested regulatory action against an environmental theory could have prevented power outages across Texas. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-Calif.) believes the Democratic Party's resolution to fight climate change could have helped the Lone Star State avoid widespread blackouts. The congresswoman claims if the Texas state Legislature had ...

Public can weigh in on hydropower project

Enviroment 10/15/18, 01:59

Regulators are giving Mainers another chance to weigh in on a proposed hydropower project. Maine's Public Utilities Commission will hold a third public hearing Wednesday in Hallowell. The commission's examiners' report on the project is set for release Dec. 7. The New England Clean Energy Connect aims to bring vast amounts of ...

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