Aerial photographers, surveyors and filmmakers who want to fly small drones in U.S. airspace are able to rejoice after a judge dealt a setback to efforts by federal regulators to rein in use of the unmanned aircraft.
China’s leaders want to lift the gray blanket of deadly smog that often chokes Beijing’s residents by shifting power plants to the less populated western part of the country inhabited by minorities. That’s turning into a nightmare for Ani Yetahon who lives in Oriliq, a village about 1,800 miles from the capital where some residents still walk to the well for their water.
Lithuania’s energy minister called for faster work on new energy links between the Baltic countries and the rest of the European Union, as tensions in Ukraine boost concern about dependence on Russian supplies.
Swissgrid AG and Epex Spot SE are pursuing plans to link Switzerland’s day-ahead power market with European Union countries as soon as this year even as the bloc halted talks on the Alpine nation joining its energy market.
An unwelcome sign for electricity users is emerging from the waters of Folsom Lake: the remnants of a Gold Rush mining town submerged for almost 60 years has resurfaced amid California’s record dry spell.
Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., the utility that supplies 95 percent of South Africa’s electricity, ended emergency measures to cut power consumption after some of its generating capacity came back online after maintenance.