"We have to restrict our movements due to the bombing and we have to work with electricity black outs
. People in Gaza are traumatised and under extreme stress."
After spending more than US$2 billion since 2005 to modernize its electrical grid and eliminate power black outs
, Cuba has set about overhauling its transport system, government officials say;
Con Edison and Public Energy Solutions (PES) are shedding some light on ways that New York City buildings can prevent black outs
, help the electric grid this summer and save 25-50% on energy costs through a new program called Operation Kill-A-Watt.
The heat wave that hit Europe two years ago however caused numerous worrying disruptions to the European electrical system (black outs
, nuclear power station shut downs, surcharges, etc) but Mr Pielbalgs doesn't see the need to prepare for the threat.
1972: Nine hour electricity black outs
took place all over Britain, as power stations struggled to find coal supplies during the miners strike.