Tag: electricity


Estonia Inflation Jumps To 19.4% In 2022

January 6, 2023

Via: Markets Insider

Estonia’s consumer price inflation accelerated sharply in 2022, mainly due to higher housing-related prices, while price growth slowed in December, preliminary figures from Statistics Estonia showed on Friday. Consumer price inflation surged to 19.4 percent in 2022 from 4.6 percent […]

Energy, Industries

Lights out, ovens off: Europe preps for winter energy crisis

September 26, 2022

Via: ABC News

As Europe heads into winter in the throes of an energy crisis, offices are getting chillier. Statues and historic buildings are going dark. Bakers who can’t afford to heat their ovens are talking about giving up, while fruit and vegetable […]

Energy, Industries

Truss warms to wholesale gas price cap to freeze energy bills

September 6, 2022

Via: Sky News

A cap on wholesale gas costs to freeze energy bills at their current level is being finalised by the government as it moves to shield households and businesses from soaring prices. The action is set to be the first major […]

Energy, Industries

More than half of UK households cutting back on gas and electricity use due to cost of living crisis

June 10, 2022

Via: Sky News

A survey carried out by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed that 52% of Britons are using less gas and electricity in a bid to cut down costs. The poll, carried out between 25 May and 5 June, also […]

Energy, Industries

Energy crunch hits global recovery as winter approaches

October 19, 2021

Via: ABC News

Power shortages are turning out streetlights and shutting down factories in China. The poor in Brazil are choosing between paying for food or electricity. German corn and wheat farmers can’t find fertilizer, made using natural gas. And fears are rising […]

Energy, Industries

As Energy Prices Tumble, Developing Countries Trim Subsidies

June 11, 2020

Via: The New York Times

The coronavirus pandemic has sent economies into recession and reduced government revenue, so some countries are taking a politically perilous path: removing restraints on electricity and petroleum prices. Nigeria and Tunisia have lowered fuel subsidies in recent weeks, and India […]

Energy, Industries

California Power Outages Hit Small Businesses—But Bolster Generator Companies

November 8, 2019

Via: Fortune

California’s power woes are making things worse for small business owners—but business is booming for the makers of backup generators. Across the state, hundreds of thousands of small businesses lost power in multi-day outages during the month of October. The […]