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By Sam Mednick, Associated Press
European officials are scrambling to help Ukraine stay warm and keep functioning through the bitter winter months, pledging Friday to send more support that will mitigate the Russian military’s efforts to turn off the heat and lights.
By John Leicester, Associated Press
Rolling blackouts across Ukraine may continue through March, according to one of the country’s energy chiefs, as Ukrainians brace for a grim winter after weeks of relentless Russian strikes against its power grid.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has accused Russia of "energy terrorism," with Russian strikes on Ukraine's energy network leaving millions of people without power. Zelenskyy said 4.5 million people were without electricity.
By Andrew Meldrum, Suzan Fraser, Associated Press
So far, Russia has destroyed about 40 percent of Ukraine’s energy infrastructure, affecting 16 regions, according to the Ukrainian government.
By Dánica Coto, Associated Press
Half of Puerto Rico is without power more than five days after Hurricane Fiona struck — including an entire town where not a single work crew has arrived.
By William Brangham, Cai Pigliucci
Days after Hurricane Fiona swept across Puerto Rico, people there are still dealing with intense heat, a water shortage and a difficult history that has left the territory short on power and crucial needs. Yarimar Bonilla, the director of the…
By Jenna Cohen
Tuesday’s peak demand reached 52,061 megawatts, according to the California Independent System Operator (CAISO), the corporation that operates the state’s electrical grid.
In our news wrap Thursday, a gunman killed four and wounded three others in a shooting spree in Memphis, the legal fight over the search of former President Trump's home in Florida takes a new turn as the Justice Department…
By Daisy Nguyen, Associated Press
To improve energy resilience in California, utilities and small communities are installing microgrids that can disconnect from the larger electrical grid and switch to using solar energy generated and stored locally.
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