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.
1972: Nine hour electricity black outs
took place all over Britain, as power stations struggled to find coal supplies during the miners strike.
The floating weed, Eichhornia crassipes, provides covers for crocodiles and snakes, encourages malaria and bilharzia, blocks ferries and fishing boats, and has clogged the intake pipes of Uganda's main power station, causing black outs
in the capital.