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Moldova signs new energy deal that could ease blackout risk

Dec. 03, 2022 14:02 PM EST

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldova has struck a deal to renew severed electricity supplies from its breakaway, Moscow-backed region of Transnistria to lower the risk of more massive blackouts amid an acute winter energy crisis, a senior Moldovan official said Saturday. Deputy Prime...

Utility recommends natural gas plant despite objections

Dec. 02, 2022 17:34 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation's largest public utility on Friday recommended replacing an aging coal burning power plant with natural gas, ignoring calls for the Tennessee Valley Authority to speed its transition to renewable energy. TVA announced the completion of its...

Russia's Gazprom threatens Europe gas cuts through Ukraine

Nov. 22, 2022 13:05 PM EST

Russian energy giant Gazprom has threatened to reduce natural gas supplies through the last pipeline heading to Europe via Ukraine, saying the amount it's supplying for Moldova is not ending up in the former Soviet republic. Gazprom says the gas company of Europe's poorest country,...

Germany, Poland take over natural gas firms tied to Russia

Nov. 14, 2022 13:15 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Germany and Poland announced separate takeovers of natural gas companies that had links to Russian energy giant Gazprom on Monday, saying the moves were aimed at securing supply as Europe struggles with an energy crisis tied to the war in Ukraine. Germany said it is...

Syria increases gas production, hopes for more electricity

Nov. 09, 2022 13:01 PM EST

FURUQLUS, Syria (AP) — Newly installed turbine compressors at a gas facility in central Syria will lead to a production increase that will help ease the war-torn country’s electricity crisis, officials at the sprawling facility said Wednesday. The Syrian Gas Co. facility in the...

DA: No criminal negligence in gas main rupture, fatal crash

Oct. 31, 2022 12:14 PM EDT

STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors say they have found no evidence of criminal negligence in a gas main rupture under an eastern Pennsylvania roadway and a subsequent fatal single-vehicle crash early on Christmas Day almost two years ago. The Monroe County district attorney's...