All posts tagged "power"
Venezuelan Power Rationing Begins Amid Protests
Country overwhelmed by inflation, shortages of food and medicine and rising crime
- Posted April 26, 2016
Electric Power Consumption Falls by 0.6% in 2015
Electric-power consumption in Puerto Rico fell 0.6% in 2015, the third-consecutive drop since 2012. Decreases in demand for electric power were registered in the commercial and industry segments, while the industrial sector’s consumption of electric power increased....
- Posted February 8, 2016
Privatization of Colombian Power Generator Draws Protests
BOGOTA, Colombia — A consortium led by Toronto-based Brookfield Asset Management is paying $2.2 billion for one of Colombia’s largest power generators in a government auction surrounded by controversy. Brookfield was the only bidder Wednesday to make...
- Posted January 13, 2016
Business, Labor Groups say PREPA Bill will Hurt Economy
SAN JUAN – Business, labor and consumer representatives on Sunday called for lawmakers to reject a bill to reform Puerto Rico’s troubled electric utility that creditors are requiring as part of an agreement to restructure its $9 billion debt....
- Posted January 10, 2016
U.S. Wind Power Breezes Past 70 Gigawatts
U.S. wind power just passed the 70 gigawatt (GW) mark, meaning enough wind turbine capacity is now installed to supply over 19 million typical homes with low-cost electricity. The announcement comes as political leaders from around the...
- Posted December 29, 2015