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15,000 gas and electricity customers cut off in 2013

207 domestic electricity disconnections in February

Over 15,000 gas and electricity customers in Ireland were disconnected last year for non-payment, far less than previous years. 345 more words

Seán Lynch

A Researcher's Observations of Funerals, Malaria, and Power Cuts in Ghana

A deviation from my more academic posts to comment on some of my experiences of the past two weeks. While continuing with data collection in Wa, Upper West Region, Ghana, I have observed or experienced three unrelated things which I want to reflect on: traditional funerals, malaria, and significant power cuts. 1,447 more words

Matches and Satire in darkness

My search for light begins with leaping onto an airbridge. As you do. Welcome to Southern Africa. The flight is delayed and we are directed to Outer East Mongolia to park at OR Tambo International in Johannesburg. 628 more words

Sky Of Curiosity

Rain, rain and even more rain

It has not stopped raining for about two weeks now and they say it will keep on raining. The view from where I work is normally breathtaking (see header picture of my blog). 185 more words

Living In The City

The Accidental Tourists

Power cuts are something you have to learn to live with in Thailand. Sometimes the power will drop out for a few seconds, sometimes a few hours, but never usually much longer than that. 1,520 more words


Worrying Ourselves Sick

Denis finally shifted his workshop to one end of the large verandah. The glassless (but screened) windows of the living room looked out on to the verandah which was about ten feet wide and pretty long, wrapping around two sides of the house. 979 more words

Eskom fights to keep lights on

Written by Yazeed Kamaldien

Four of national electricity supplier Eskom’s generators in Mpumalanga shut down yesterday, creating an “emergency” that could lead to power cuts countrywide. 661 more words