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Sri Lanka Imposes Daily Power Cuts

Posted July 24th, 2012 at 8:20 am (UTC-5)
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Sri Lankans will be without electricity for at least two hours a day until Saturday due to problems with the country’s power stations. The Ministry of Power and Energy imposed the power cuts beginning Tuesday to deal with a 400 megawatt power shortage. The Sri Lankan government says the blackouts are necessary after a technical […]

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Power Shortage Protests Erupt in Pakistan

Posted October 4th, 2011 at 9:05 am (UTC-5)
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Protesters have taken to the streets in cities throughout Pakistan to rally against severe electricity shortages. In Punjab province, police clashed with demonstrators who threw stones and tried to block roads in Lahore and Gujranwala on Tuesday. Residents of many of Pakistan’s urban areas complain of receiving no electricity for up to 20 hours a […]

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US Senator Urges Obama to Limit Imports of Chinese Solar Panels

Posted September 9th, 2011 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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A United States senator is urging President Barack Obama to limit surging imports of Chinese-made solar panels, saying it is costing American jobs and could put the U.S. solar industry out of business. In a letter sent to Mr. Obama on Thursday, Democrat Ron Wyden of Oregon says imports of Chinese-made solar panels grew more […]

Senator Urges Obama to Curb Chinese Solar Panel Imports

Posted September 8th, 2011 at 6:45 pm (UTC-5)
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A United States senator is urging President Barack Obama to curb Chinese imports of solar panels, saying it is costing American jobs and could put the U.S. solar industry out of business. Democrat Ron Wyden of Oregon says in a letter to the president that the renewable energy is one of the best opportunities to […]

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Congo, India to Build Hydro Plant

Posted July 12th, 2011 at 8:25 am (UTC-5)
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The Democratic Republic of Congo and India have signed a deal to build a hydroelectric plant in southern Congo. Officials from both countries participated in a signing ceremony in the Congolese city of Kananga late Monday. Congo’s Energy Minister Gilbert Tshiongo said the plant, when completed, will have a capacity of 65 megawatts. The project […]

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