Tag: blackouts

Ecuador reduces rationing hours after purchasing energy from Colombia

Ecuador reduces rationing hours after purchasing energy from Colombia

Ecuador, that buys energy cheaper to Colombia, and has achieved better management of the reservoirs, the electrical rationing schedules throughout the country, Energy Minister Andrea Arrobo reported on Tuesday. In context: Blackouts in Ecuador due to decreasing supply from Colombia Although the power outages have been suspended between Monday and Tuesday, the minister indicated that […]

Ecuador opens tender for offshore electricity supply for 18 months

Ecuador opens tender for offshore electricity supply for 18 months

The government of Ecuador announced this Saturday that it has opened a competition for private offshore thermal energy operators, with the aim of overcoming the generation shortage that has led to power outages being planned across almost the entire country since last October. The Ministry of Energy and Mining, in a statement released through social […]

Polish power plants save Ukraine from blackout

Polish power plants save Ukraine from blackout

On Monday, another record of Ukrainian energy demand was broken in August. Poland, which supports this, sometimes also buys energy in emergencies – especially from Germany. The Russian invasion of Ukraine, supported by Belarus, affected the energy sector in Kiev, which had to give up energy from these two countries. The quickly rebuilt power line […]

Delays in expansion projects create a risk of power outages on the coast

Delays in expansion projects create a risk of power outages on the coast

Delays in power generation and transmission expansion projects in the country are causing network exhaustion due to increased demand and leading to power outages on the Caribbean coast, as indicated by the National Operation Council (CNO) in a letter sent to the Ministry of Mining and Energy since last May. This situation was endorsed by […]

Energy unions ask Petro for measures given the situation in the sector

Energy unions ask Petro for measures given the situation in the sector

With regard to the CREG, the trade unions point out that from the promulgation of Law 2099 of 2021, in addition to the Minister of Mines and Energy, who chairs it, the Commission is composed of the Minister of Finance and Public Credit and the Director of the National Planning Department, and by six exclusively […]

Cubans protest general power outages and internet blockade in Havana

Cubans protest general power outages and internet blockade in Havana

Hundreds of people took part in several spontaneous protests in different countries this Friday Neighborhoods in Havana on the third consecutive day of general blackout due to the passing of Hurricane Ian. At the same time, according to several specialized platforms, an almost total blockage of internet traffic of Cubaalso for the second night in […]

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