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US daredevil to perform million volt show
US daredevil to perform million volt show

David Blaine, the US magician, stuntman and all-round daredevil, is going electric -- standing for three days and nights in the middle of a million volts of fiery electric currents.

US daredevil to perform million volt show
Grid failures a 'wake up call' for aspiring India
Grid failures a 'wake up call' for aspiring India

The worst power outage in India's history represents a "wake up call" over the failure of the creaking electricity system to keep pace with the growth of Asia's third-largest economy.

Grid failures a 'wake up call' for aspiring India
India restores power but jitters remain
India restores power but jitters remain

India's power network was back at full capacity Wednesday after two days of massive outages that blacked out half the country and left more than 600 million people without electricity.

India restores power but jitters remain
Power cut blacks out 300 million in northern India
Power cut blacks out 300 million in northern India

A massive power cut blacked out a vast swathe of northern India Monday, leaving an estimated 300 million people without power in the worst outage in more than a decade.

Power cut blacks out 300 million in northern India
Electricity flows from restarted Japan reactor
Electricity flows from restarted Japan reactor

Electricity generated from nuclear fission began flowing in Japan on Thursday, ending a nearly two-month hiatus in the aftermath of the Fukushima meltdowns.

Electricity flows from restarted Japan reactor
With heatwave pounding US, libraries become cool again
With heatwave pounding US, libraries become cool again

There's nothing like a record-setting heat wave, combined with a third full day without power, to get people to rediscover the joys of their local library.

With heatwave pounding US, libraries become cool again
Power slowly returns as US heatwave drags on
Power slowly returns as US heatwave drags on

Utility crews made slow progress Sunday in restoring electricity to millions of households amid a record-setting heatwave in the eastern United States that showed no sign of abating soon.

Power slowly returns as US heatwave drags on
Japan begins power saving despite nuclear restart
Japan begins power saving despite nuclear restart

Electricity saving targets came into effect in Japan on Monday as the country eyes a power shortfall over the hot summer, despite the weekend re-start of a nuclear reactor.

Japan begins power saving despite nuclear restart
Funicular at Kok Tobe. Photo by Vladimir Prokopenko©
Prices of funicular rides to Kok Tobe in Almaty have gone up

Prices of funicular rides to Kok Tobe in Almaty have gone up, Nelly Sherbakova, art director of the park, said.

Prices of funicular rides to Kok Tobe in Almaty have gone up
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev on a working trip to Pavlodar Oblast. Photo courtesy of akorda.kz
Nazarbayev met with Aksu Termal Power Plant workers

President of Kazakhstan thanked the plant’s employees for the successful launch of the second power generation unit of the plant.

Nazarbayev met with Aksu Termal Power Plant workers
Yerbol Shormanov. ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
$14 million a year needed for Almaty power lines

Maintenance of Almaty power lines requires $14 million a year: Yerbol Shormanov.

$14 million a year needed for Almaty power lines
Photo courtesy of vesti.kz
Kazakhstan needs to limit power import from Kyrgyzstan

Vice-Minister of Industry and New Technologies called to limit consumption of electricity imported from Kyrgyzstan.

Kazakhstan needs to limit power import from Kyrgyzstan
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Islamic Infrastructure Fund aquired 13% in CAEPCO

Islamic Infrastructure Fund (IIF) has signed an agreement on investments with JSC Central Asian Electric Power Corporation (CAEC).

Islamic Infrastructure Fund aquired 13% in CAEPCO