Italy’s right-wing parties, heading for victory in September elections, released a plan for government Thursday (11 August), promising low taxes, “defence of the homeland”, EU reform and support for NATO and Ukraine.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Thursday said that Russia’s attack on Ukraine was the biggest challenge facing Germany and the world at the present time.
The EU and UK embargo on Russian coal imports, which takes effect on August 10, could trigger an increase in European electricity prices, Director of the National Energy Efficiency Center Ekaterina Kvasha told reporters on Wednesday.
The company also intends to complete the process of withdrawal from its Russian assets at the turn of the current financial year.
German’s energy company Siemens Energy has announced the start of withdrawing from Russian assets.
China is helping Pakistan to set up a waste-to-energy plant in Lahore after a study showed that the country has huge potential to generate electricity from garbage by using innovative technology.
Europe is in crisis mode.
The Mona Lisa may maintain her famously enigmatic smile because she benefits from one of Paris’ best-kept secrets: An underground cooling system that’s helped the Louvre cope with the sweltering heat that has broken temperature records across Europe.
China’s largest utility will soon begin the construction of some $22 billion of new long-distance, ultra-high-voltage transmission lines to connect more wind and solar installations to the grid.
As Europe weans itself off Russian energy as punishment for Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, the continent’s demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) has soared to unprecedented levels.