National Grid

Hot plates aren’t enough, say fed-up Lawrence residents

Residents in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover lined up yesterday to pick up hot plates distributed by state and local officials but some said the …

Electrical Grid

The story of the last Valleys 'slums' with no running water or electricity

On June 2, 1953 20 million people across the UK huddled around television sets to watch the coronation of the Queen.<p>For the people living in two …

News (Wales)

A recipe for disaster?

An underground labyrinth of leak-prone, corroding natural gas pipes. Mounting pressure on utilities to upgrade ancient infrastructure. A chronic …

Boston

Visayas grid power supply assured after landslide

The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) is taking steps to prevent any shortage of electricity in the Visayas grid after a landslide in …

Visayas

At Lowell event, call for change; GOP challenger Diehl brings his message

LOWELL -- Lori Trahan, the nominee for the 3rd Congressional District seat, was conspicuously absent from a Democratic unity event Friday, but other …

Massachusetts

What happened in Barangay Tina-an, City of Naga before Thursday’s landslide

<b>Aug. 28, 2018.</b> CDRRMO received information from Tina-an Barangay Captain Teodoro Cantal that cracks were noticed on some areas of Sitios Tagaytay and …

Philippines

BQE revamp could close Brooklyn Heights Promenade for 6 years

Yikes<p>The city is getting closer to implementing an ambitious revamp of the dilapidated Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, specifically the 1.5-mile stretch between Atlantic and Sands streets in Brooklyn Heights. The Department of Transportation this week unveiled two possible proposals for rehabilitating …

USDOT

High school football time changes for tonight

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A number of high school football games will start at new times on Friday and Saturday due to expected weather.<p>Here is the list …

High School Football

Is National Grid plc a Buy?

The under-the-radar utility stock has dropped 20% in the last year. Does that create an opportunity for long-term investors?<p>Investors would be …

Electrical Grid

Weary of Power Outages, Puerto Ricans Find Solace in Solar - WSJ

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico—Rafael Guzmán and Leinaí Romero spent more than four months without power after Hurricane Maria struck last September, relying on a generator to run a refrigerator, two fans and cellphone chargers. When the married couple learned in April they were having a baby, they made a …

Puerto Rico

National Grid offers wind, storm tips for residents

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - With strong winds and possible thunderstorms on Friday, National Grid is reminding people of ways to stay safe.<p>Here are some …

Electrical Grid

National Grid, union stuck in lockout with gas safety in spotlight

Though union members say there has been no movement in the National Grid lockout since the Merrimack Valley gas explosions last week, Gov. Charlie …

Electrical Grid

National Grid union workers protest outside Boston police station

National Grid workers protested outside of the Boston police station Friday.<p>Hundreds of gas workers marched from North Station to raise awareness …

Electrical Grid

Opinion: Are the days of big regional energy projects over? Not by a long shot.

<b>By Nathan Sandvig</b><p>In decades past, the Pacific Northwest met its electricity needs by developing large regional energy assets, first hydroelectric …

Natural Gas

Eye on 2020 — CLARK, House Dem women launching new PAC — A fond farewell

<b>TGIF, MASSACHUSETTS.</b><p><b>THANK YOU AND GOOD MORNING —</b> After more than three years of arriving in your inboxes every morning, I am officially signing off. It has been such an honor to work with so many of you, hearing from you about news tips, birthdays, or an occasional messed up sports score (I somehow …

Democratic Primaries

Concrete pour underway on major Clocaenog forest wind farm

Jones Bros has reached a major milestone at a major 27-turbine wind farm scheme in North Wales.<p>Concrete pours to construct the turbine bases at …

News (Wales)

Japanese companies plan to build moon colonies

In collaboration with NASA, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has announced plans for the construction of the first human colony on the …

Aerospace

'Batti Gul Meter Chalu' Review: Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor's social drama educates but fails to entertain

<b>Film: Batti Gul Meter Chalu</b> (Drama-Social)<b>Cast:</b> Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Yami Gautam, Divyenndu<b>Direction:</b> Shree Narayan Singh<b>Duration:</b> 2 …

Entertainment (India)

Mass DPU rejects AG Healey request for National Grid pipeline safety investigation

United Steel Workers have been locked out of Boston Gas Co. job sites for 3 months.

Electrical Grid

Powering up the transmission sector

The government shouldn’t give undue preference to public sector entities and mustn’t insist on regulated-tariffs

Business (India)

When Power Lines Break, a New Control System Keeps the Sparks From Flying

San Diego is rolling out synchrophasor tech for real‑time grid control Photo: Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department/AP <b>Slow Burn:</b> A 2017 …

Electrical Grid

Nigeria flood 2018: We don turn homeless - Victims

Image copyright Reuters<p>At least 40 pipo na im don die and hundreds lose dia domot dem inside 100 communities for Niger state, north central Nigeria wia floods don scata tins for weeks now.<p>Gundu village na one of di communities wey flood hama for Niger state and e follow why goment bin declare …

Electrical Grid

Extreme weather like Hurricane Florence shows we need clean, stable energy infrastructure

Extreme weather like Hurricane Florence shows need for clean, stable energy infrastructure that can help reduce both power outages and climate change.<p>Let's suppose, for argument's sake, that you question whether climate change is real, or whether it will really affect you. You're not alone. More …

Hurricane Maria

After gas line disaster, Boston City Councilor expresses renewed concern over leaks

In the wake of the deadly Merrimack Valley disaster, some Boston City Councilors are now expressing concerns about their city's natural gas …

Natural Gas

Burlington Considers Moratorium On Gas Work

In addition to the Merrimack Valley explosions, the moratorium has ties to an ongoing lockout of National Grid workers.<p>BURLINGTON, MA -- Last week's …

Electrical Grid

Gas company’s plan for speedy replacement work raises safety fears

LAWRENCE — Safety experts raised concerns Wednesday about the Columbia Gas plan for replacing 48 miles of gas pipes in the Merrimack Valley …

Boston

Homes in Warren evacuated after workers hit gas main

Houses near the site of a public works project in Warren were evacuated Wednesday morning after workers struck a gas main."A gas main has been struck …

Electrical Grid

Power trips in Sembcorp, Senoko units led to outage

September 20, 2018 5:00 AM<br>Tuesday's 38-minute blackout which affected 146,797 customers from Boon Lay to Bedok was caused by the power-generating …

News (Singapore)

This is why the pound endured a rollercoaster day today

Sterling endured another rollercoaster session on Wednesday, with the British currency jumping after higher than forecast inflation and then …

Donald Tusk

Boston councilors place focus on city’s pipelines

Boston, which houses some of the oldest pipelines in the country, must “exhaust every safety option,” says one city councilor after fires and gas …

Natural Gas