Families that cannot pay their bills will not be disconnected from energy supplies this winter, the Irish utility regulator has promised.
Slovak children may not need to go to school on Fridays, while state workers could have to start working from home on Mondays and Fridays if the environment ministry’s proposal to save energy is adopted by the government this week.
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (2nd R) meets with representatives from the National Committee on United States-China Relations, the U.S.-China Business Council and the United States Chamber of Commerce in New York, the United States, September 19, 2022.
Pakistan has witnessed catastrophic flooding over the past few weeks that affected over 33 million people — some 15% of the nation’s population — and submerged a third of the country.
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The German government, energy giant Uniper, and its majority shareholder, Fortum, have reached a preliminary agreement under which Germany will nationalize the country’s largest gas importer, sources with knowledge of the plans told Bloomberg on Tuesday.
Germany was pressing on Monday (19 September) to secure liquefied natural gas contracts with Gulf producers and other European states outlined measures to conserve energy.
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Portugal’s environment minister has said the government “wants to believe” that Nigeria, the main natural gas supplier, will fulfil supply contracts but acknowledged the risk of non-compliance could lead to price changes in Portugal.
More and more people in Germany are requiring hospital treatment as a result of Alzheimer’s disease, the government’s statistics agency Destatis said on Tuesday.