Electricity on Moon: NASA Starts Accepting Proposals for Establishing Lunar Nuclear Power System by 2030 | The Weather Channel – Articles from The Weather Channel

Artist’s concept of new fission power system on the lunar surface. (NASA) Electricity has revolutionised the world like nothing ever has, and it’s impossible for humanity to imagine a life on Earth without it. Now, what if we could generate electricity in space? Can it revolutionise space travel? The US space agency NASA has now … Read more

Consumer association CLCV takes four electricity suppliers to court

The electricity bills of a consumer, in Bar-le-Duc, October 25, 2021. JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN / AFP The more international energy prices rise, the more electricity suppliers take the hit … and the more consumers are now likely to suffer the backlash. Since the summer, the resumption of economic activity has led to a dizzying rebound on … Read more

It’s over! Portugal no longer produces electricity from coal

Today is a historic day for Portugal! Our country has definitely stopped using coal to produce electricity. This Saturday was the first day of electricity production without the use of coal burning, after the Pego plant had exhausted its stock of coal, despite being licensed to operate until 30 November. The announcement was made by … Read more

EDF will stop cutting off electricity to individuals in the event of unpaid bills

The logo of the company Electricité de France (EDF) can be seen on the facade of the EDF headquarters in Paris, France on July 22, 2021. SARAH MEYSSONNIER / REUTERS Electricité de France (EDF) announced on Friday, November 12 that it would stop asking for electricity to be cut for its private customers with unpaid … Read more

For steelworks, the electricity bill is skyrocketing

In the steel and metals factory of the English company Liberty House, in Dunkirk (North), in January 2019. DENIS CHARLET / AFP The numbers speak for themselves. In April, the monthly electricity consumption at the LME Beltrame Group plant in Trith-Saint-Léger (Nord), near Valenciennes, amounted to 2 million euros. In September, the bill doubled. “And … Read more

the orange alert lifted, 40,000 households still without electricity

The storm that swept across northern France on Wednesday afternoon was progressing eastward on Thursday, October 21, gradually losing intensity. Météo-France lifted the orange vigilance to the violent wind at the end of the morning, which still concerned twelve departments. FRED TANNEAU / AFP The storm that swept across northern France from Wednesday afternoon was … Read more

the orange alert lifted, but train traffic still difficult and 250,000 homes without electricity

The gale that has swept across northern France since Wednesday afternoon was progressing eastward on Thursday, October 21, gradually losing intensity. Météo-France lifted the orange vigilance to the violent wind at the end of the morning, which still concerned twelve departments. FRED TANNEAU / AFP The gale that has swept across northern France since Wednesday … Read more

Electricity price rises again and reaches second highest value

With the slowdown of the pandemic, the world is now experiencing a series of crises. It is the crisis of fuels, energy, semiconductors and there is even talk of a possible crisis in cereals. Regarding the electricity price on the wholesale market (‘pool’), the latest information indicates an increase to the second highest value. Maximum … Read more

In Lebanon, partial return of electricity after a total blackout

The headquarters of the national company Electricité du Liban was damaged in the explosion at the port of Beirut in August 2020. ANWAR AMRO / AFP The electricity network in Lebanon was partially put back into service on Sunday October 10 after a total blackout the day before, the production of electricity having been made … Read more

Lebanon deprived of electricity due to lack of fuel to power plants

Electric cables in the city of Tire, in southern Lebanon. AZIZ TAHER / REUTERS Lebanon no longer has electricity from its power plants due to fuel shortages which have led it to close its two main production sites, a Lebanese official told Reuters on Saturday (October 9th), adding that he was “Unlikely that he can … Read more