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  • Factbox: Power plants with GE turbines shutting for repairs

    Utilities are shutting down at least 18 of General Electric Co's newest gas turbines for repairs at power plants from Taiwan to France, according to more than a dozen interviews with plant operators and industry experts.

  • Sark agrees deal with power supplier to avert blackout

    Island will hold talks to buy Sark Electricity after firm was forced to lower prices A last-minute deal has been struck to maintain power supplies on the island of Sark after its electricity supplier threatened to pull the plug in a pricing dispute. Lawyers for the island’s government thrashed out an agreement with Sark Electricity to enter into negotiations to buy the utility firm. Continue reading...

    the Guardian
  • Utility: Weather didn't warrant power shut off as fire raged

    Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said in a new filing with the state that it determined weather conditions were no longer dangerous enough to warrant a massive power shut off on Nov. 8 — a decision that came as a massive fire was tearing through a Northern California town.

    Fox News