Tag: power supply

    Power returns to Lebanon after a 24-hour blackout
    11 Oct 2021

    Power has been restored in Lebanon, officials say, after a 24-hour shutdown of the country’s energy supply, BBC reports. The energy ministry says the central bank has granted it $100 m of credit to buy fuel and keep its power stations operating. The power grid shut down on October 9, and officials said it was […]

    Deadly generators patch up Iraqi Kurdistan’s power supply
    30 Aug 2021

    In the shadow of a three-walled cinder block shack housing a generator in Erbil (Iraqi Kurdistan), Ghazi Rasheed’s phone won’t stop lighting up. He fields calls from distraught and angry customers – “What happened? Why is my house dark?” – while frantically workinonto getting the generator up and running, sending electricity to his neighborhood when […]