Hundreds of demonstrators gathered on a central square in the Armenian capital pledging to carry on protests over energy price hikes after police cleared a key artery they had blocked for weeks.
Armenian authorities launched a criminal investigation into police officers involved in a brutal crackdown on demonstrators protesting against electricity price hikes.
The Armenian government refused to reverse a controversial electricity price hike, sparking fresh anger among thousands of demonstrators.
Riot police in the Armenian capital early used water cannon to disperse several hundred demonstrators protesting a government hike in electricity prices.
French multinational ALSTOM and Kazakhstan's largest private power generating company CAEPCO have signed a memorandum of cooperation and understanding to modernize the power sector of Kazakhstan.
Kazakh businessmen have raised money for a generator and sent the equipment to the Kyrgyz hospital, where doctors had to scandalously make a open heart surgery during an blackout.
Kyrgyzstan has resumed water supply from Uch-Kurgan hydro-electric powerplant to Kazakhstan in the amount of 350 cubic meters per second.
A severe dust storm has left Aktau city in western Kazakhstan without water and electricity.
Australia has given the go-ahead to a massive coal mine in Queensland state which Environment Minister Greg Hunt said Monday could ultimately provide electricity for up to 100 million Indians.
Greece faced nationwide power cuts on Thursday as a rolling strike began against government plans to break up the country's main electricity provider.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev said that the cost of electricity and gas would grow.
A power outage hit a wide area of eastern Caracas and several cities in the interior of Venezuela for at least two hours Friday.
Kazakhstan intends to step up energy saving and efficiency.
The Government of Kazakhstan will subsidize 50% of expenses to stimulate remote households to install renewable energy sources-based generators.
Angry protests broke out in India's capital overnight over power blackouts as summer temperatures soar, fuelling concerns of a repeat of an electricity crisis two years ago, police said.
Yessentai substation has been put into service in Almaty to spur the city's development.
The smallest and least known of Spain's Canary Islands, El Hierro, is making a splash by becoming the first island in the world fully energy self-sufficient through combined water and wind power.
Experts believe that Kyrgyzstan’s plans to cut export of electricity to Kazakhstan in 2014 would not cause a deficit in the country.
Ministry of Energy and Industry of Kyrgyzstan announced that they will not export electricity to Kazakhstan in 2014 due to the shortage of water in the largest water reservoir of the country Toktogul.
Several Brazilian states, including three set to host June World Cup action, suffered power outages Tuesday, fueling fears over the country's ability to keep the lights on.
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