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Two women had an EV nightmare together as the 2,000 mile road trip they took in a Kia turned out to be a range and charging station disaster.
Two Women Rented an EV for a 2,000-mile Road Trip, and It Was a Nightmare
Two women who planned a roundtrip from New Orleans to Chicago by electric vehicle thought they would enjoy a fun ride. Instead, they experienced a nerve-wracking nightmare. Based on the reported battery range of up...
The price of natural gas is going to shutter Australian food processors.
Australian Food Processor Says Natural Gas Prices Will Force It to Close
A major food processor in Australia has said it will soon have to close its doors because the cost of natural gas is running it out of business.  Master Butchers Co-operative CEO Jamie Higgins told...
Poland has told citizens to gather firewood from the forest amid an energy crisis.
Poland Tells Citizens They Can Gather Firewood From the Forest Amidst Energy Crisis
The Polish government has officially conceded that people may rummage for firewood to heat their stoves now that coal supplies are dwindling dramatically due to Poland's self-imposed embargo on Russian gas.  “It is always possible,...
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Australia in Crisis: Skyrocketing Energy Costs and Looming Gas and Power Shortages Grip the Continent
This week, thousands of Australians received startling notices from their energy retailers; prices are expected to surge in July by as much as 100 percent and experts say millions of other Australians should brace for...
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India Bakes Under Unprecedented Heat; Millions Seek Refuge Indoors While Crops Fail, Electricity Demand Skyrockets
India has been baking under an unprecedented heat wave with numerous regions in the country recording temperatures well in excess of 40°C (104° F) for days on end with little relief in sight. The heat...
A physical exit point and compressor gas station of the Yamal–Europe gas pipeline in Poland. The 4,107-kilometer Yamal–Europe pipeline provides 40% of the natural gas to Europe, connecting Russia's Yamal Peninsula natural gas fields with Poland and Germany through Belarus.
Sanctions Hurt Europe and Make Russia Rich as Gas Prices Soar
On Thursday, March 3, gas was halted in the Yamal-Europe pipeline stretching from Russia to Germany amidst the Russian invasion of Ukraine. A day later, the pipeline resumed operations.  The stop highlighted problems that arise...
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Citing Energy Crises, More Countries Are Banning Cryptocurrency Activity and Mining
Prompted by local energy crises, among other things, numerous countries across the globe have implemented restrictions on, or outright bans on, cryptocurrency activity including trading and mining.  The most recent country to enact such restrictions...
China Oil Reserve Release
China Releases Strategic Oil Reserves Following US Invite
Oil prices have soared by over 50 percent in the U.S following the COVID-19 pandemic. Now the Chinese government has agreed to release strategic oil reserves following a virtual meeting between U.S President Joe Biden...
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US Heating Costs Expected to Soar Alongside Rising Gas Prices
Biden-appointed Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm confirmed on Oct. 7 that Americans should expect higher heating costs for the winter of 2021. In a time when the pandemic has hit the world’s economies hard, the rise...