energy crisis

Greeks turn to firewood to heat homes amid energy crisis

GLYFADA (Greece) – Residents of the Athens suburb of Glyfada who are struggling to heat their homes as energy prices…

1 month ago

France wants EDF reactor restarts by early 2023 to secure power

Electricite de France SA must focus on restarting as many nuclear reactors as possible by early next year to reduce…

2 months ago

Making South-East Asia a hub for supply chains

by ONG BO YANG IN A fast-changing world where global issues such as the Covid-19 pandemic, Russia-Ukraine war and the…

3 months ago

Louvre, Versailles to turn off lights earlier in energy savings push

PARIS – France's famed Louvre and Versailles museums will turn off their lights earlier as a symbolic measure to remind the…

3 months ago

Beijing’s snub of US deals a blow to global climate talks

China’s decision to halt climate talks with the US is dealing another blow to global warming negotiations already upset by…

4 months ago

German nuclear exit wobbles as energy crisis looms

FRANKFURT – A looming energy crisis has rekindled debate in Germany about the wisdom of shutting down the country’s last…

5 months ago

Singapore’s exposure to energy crisis seen in wild price spike

A spike in Singapore’s wholesale electricity price to the highest level in a decade highlights the nation’s vulnerability to the…

5 months ago

Pakistan trims working week by a day to help fix energy crisis

PAKISTAN’S government ended Saturday as a work day for its employees under a raft of energy-saving measures aimed at easing…

6 months ago

WTI surges more than 6%, Brent more than 5% on Ukraine invasion

By AFP Hong Kong, China – West Texas Intermediate crude surged more than six percent Monday and Brent jumped more than…

9 months ago

Steel Demand to Increase Next Year Even as Energy Crisis Looms

By BLOOMBERG Steel demand should climb again next year, even as a deepening energy crisis threatens the global economy’s recovery…

1 year ago

Global Energy Crisis Is the First of Many in the Clean-Power Era

By BLOOMBERG The world is living through the first major energy crisis of the clean-power transition. It won’t be the…

1 year ago

China’s energy crisis may lead to a better grid

Thermal generators have switched off leading to production halts at aluminium smelters, textile plants and soybean processors by DAVID FICKLING…

1 year ago