Tornado, Storms Cause Structural Damage, Power Outages

MAUSTON, Wis. (AP) — Powerful storms that included at least one tornado took down power lines and trees, damaged structures, toppled semis on the interstate and left tens of thousands without electricity in parts of Wisconsin. In western Wisconsin, a tornado damaged barns and homes in Monroe County late Wednesday afternoon, according to sheriff’s officials. … Read more

TMS Ep172: Power outages, Campbell Wilson, markets, EV range anxiety

Last week, two curious events highlighted how power outages are affecting people across the social divides. In Maharashtra, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray was briefly logged out of a virtual cabinet meeting due to it. And about 600-km away, in a dusty Indore village, two sisters ended up taking crucial wedding vows with wrong … Read more

How are power outages affecting small industries in India?

India’s small and medium businesses had only begun to recover from the economic impact of the pandemic followed by the geopolitical crisis, but the early onset of summer and recurring heat waves across north India paralysed them again. Demand for electricity shot up beyond expectations, leading to a nationwide power crisis. With … Read more

As India faces power outages a 46-degree heat wave is making it worse

A power crisis in India that’s delivering hours-long blackouts, halting manufacturing lines and triggering street protests is forecast to continue for months, adding pressure on the nation’s economic rebound. Electricity outages and curbs have spread across more than half of all states and the nation’s coal-dominated energy system is expected … Read more

BrandSafway to showcase innovative heat trace technology, preventing cold-related outages

This section is Partnership Content supplied The content in this section is supplied by GlobeNewswire for the purposes of distributing press releases on behalf of its clients. Postmedia has not reviewed the content. by GlobeNewswire Breadcrumb Trail Links GlobeNewswire Author of the article: Maintaining uniform processing temperatures and protecting pipelines and equipment from cold is … Read more

P Chidambaram: ‘Modi hai, mumkin hai’: Chidambaram jeers Centre over power outages

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday took a swipe at the Centre over the issue widespread power outages, saying the government has found the “perfect solution” to it which is to cancel passenger trains and run coal rakes. Various states continued to reel under power shortages on Friday with soaring mercury pushing the demand … Read more

power outages: BJP, Congress blame each other as power outages worsen in India

With power demand rising every day and disruptions in power supply reported from several states, Congress and BJP are blaming each other for the power crisis. The county is headed towards a breakdown on the electricity front due to the Centre’s failure to transport the required coal from the mines to the power-generation stations, the … Read more

‘Malicious’ Attacks on French Fiber Networks Cause Internet Outages

Attacks on long-distance fiber-optic cables caused internet outages in several parts of France, carriers SFR and Free said on Wednesday. The cyber section of the Paris public Prosecutor’s office opened a criminal investigation, a spokesperson told Bloomberg. The probe has been entrusted to the DGSI, the French security agency, and the judicial police. The cables, … Read more