The reactor is the oldest to be restarted since Fukushima and needed special approval to have its lifetime extended beyond the standard 40-year limit
The Australian government is to conduct an independent review to examine the causes of power blackout in South Australia State last week.
What’s been described as a “tripping” of transmission lines has resulted in a huge power failure in the Philippines which left the capital city, Manila, and half of the country’s largest island without power.
Recent years have seen numerous commentaries about the risks of power blackouts in the UK as electricity supply margins get tighter and...
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The failure of a gas-fired power plant has been cited as the cause of a major blackout in Venezuela on Friday.
21 million people in the state Andhra Pradesh in India have been left without power as a result of a government decision to split the state.
An accidental power cut at Taiwan’s largest gas-fired power plant triggered a full scale blackout on Tuesday, leading to growing scrutiny of the government’s energy policy.
The government of Tasmania believes a decision to use diesel power generation on a temporary basis can prevent power blackouts, despite present and ongoing difficulties with its power infrastructure.