New power plant to tackle Yemen’s electricity shortages

A new 54MW power plant which is claimed to have taken a “record 23 days” to construct has been inaugurated in Yemen. Located in the province of Aden, it is expected to generate enough energy to power around 150,000 homes – or provide up to 15% of the province’s summer electricity demand. The project, built […]

Killer storms cut power for thousands of US homes

Severe storms reportedly responsible for the deaths of at least three people in the north east of USA caused power cuts to hundreds of thousands of people at the end of last week. More than 330,000 customers across Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and New Jersey were affected, according to US supplier FirstEnergy, which said most […]