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No More Blackouts: ‘Smart City’ Jakarta Needs a Smarter Grid
August 10, 2019

No More Blackouts: ‘Smart City’ Jakarta Needs a Smarter Grid

By Aldwin Yusgiantoro
To get smart, Indonesia’s capital needs to be smart about its leadership choices and grid modernization.

Bangladesh’s China-India Balance
May 06, 2019

Bangladesh’s China-India Balance

By Austin Bodetti
In the energy sector especially, Bangladesh aims to exploit the balance of power between China and India.
South Australia's Blackout Blame Game
October 05, 2016

South Australia's Blackout Blame Game

By Grant Wyeth
While some pointed to the switch to renewables as the cause, a preliminary report blames the state’s “skinny” grid.

Can Russia and Turkmenistan Save CASA-1000?
August 23, 2016

Can Russia and Turkmenistan Save CASA-1000?

By Casey Michel
The added contributors may help assuage supply fears, if the reported deals work out.

The Power of Power: Laotian Village Generates Its Own Electricity
June 29, 2016

The Power of Power: Laotian Village Generates Its Own Electricity

By Luc Forsyth and Gareth Bright
In a remote mountain village of northern Laos, a community has developed their own electrical grid, yet faces an uncertain future.

China’s $50 Trillion Plan for a Global Energy Grid
April 01, 2016

China’s $50 Trillion Plan for a Global Energy Grid

By Shannon Tiezzi
Plus, Scarborough Shoal, Nepal-China military ties, and myth-busting about China's economy. Friday China links.

Pakistan Heat Wave Death Toll Above 600
June 24, 2015

Pakistan Heat Wave Death Toll Above 600

By Catherine Putz
Power cuts and Ramadan fasting are seen as immediate causes, but poor governance and weak infrastructure are to blame.
India Hit With Major Blackout
July 31, 2012

India Hit With Major Blackout

650 million people across 20 different states are without power.

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