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Ukraine Invasion

Heavy Russian barrage on Ukraine, no water for much of Kyiv – Associated Press

Photo: People fill containers with water from public water pumps in Kyiv, Ukraine A massive barrage of Russian cruise missile and drone strikes hit critical infrastructure in Kyiv, Kharkiv and other Ukrainian cities early Monday, knocking out water and power supplies in retaliation for what Moscow alleged was a Ukrainian attack on its Black Sea

Ukraine Invasion

Russia unleashes biggest attacks in Ukraine in months – Associated Press

Photo: A medical worker runs past a burning car after a Russian attack in Kyiv, Ukraine Russia retaliated Monday for an attack on a critical bridge by unleashing its most widespread strikes against Ukraine in months, a lethal barrage that smashed civilian targets, knocked out power and water, shattered buildings and killed at least 14

Ukraine Invasion

Russia hits power stations after Ukraine counteroffensive – Associated Press

Russia attacked power stations and other infrastructure Sunday, causing widespread outages across Ukraine as Kyiv’s forces pressed a swift counteroffensive that has driven Moscow’s troops from swaths of territory it had occupied in the northeast. The bombardment ignited a massive fire at a power station on Kharkiv’s western outskirts and killed at least one person.

Weather

Blizzard buffets East Coast with deep snow, winds, flooding

A nor’easter with hurricane-force wind gusts battered much of the East Coast on Saturday, flinging heavy snow that made travel treacherous or impossible, flooding coastlines, and threatening to leave bitter cold in its wake. The storm thrashed parts of 10 states, with blizzard warnings that stretched from Virginia to Maine. Philadelphia and New York saw

Energy

Competition in Electricity Has Been Good for Consumers and Good for the Environment

Electricity used to be boring.  Public utilities that provided power to homes and businesses were regulated monopolies and, by law, guaranteed a fixed rate-of-return on their generation, transmission, and distribution assets. Prices per kilowatt-hour were set by utility commissions after lengthy testimony from power companies, wanting higher rates, and consumer groups, wanting lower rates. About

Opinion

Opinion: Your Utility Should Expect the Unexpected, It’s on the Way

The flooding in New York City, the high winds in New Orleans, and the winter freeze in Texas usher in a new reality for the electric industry, showing how outdated its infrastructure has become and how it has to expect the unexpected. Resilience is the word used by utilities to describe their ability to speedily

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