Venezuela’s Maduro: US triggered massive blackout

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 22:53:29 +0000

Venezuela's Maduro: US triggered massive blackout

CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on Wednesday blamed the United States for a second widespread blackout this year that cast most of the South American nation in darkness amid an opposition campaign to overthrow him.

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Venezuela capital in the dark again after massive blackout

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 02:52:40 +0000

Venezuela capital in the dark again after massive blackout

CARACAS, Venezuela  — The lights went out across much of Venezuela Monday, reviving fears of the blackouts that plunged the country into chaos

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NY power outage knocks out subways, businesses, elevators

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 14 Jul 2019 00:53:06 +0000

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NEW YORK – Authorities say a transformer fire caused a power outage in Manhattan and left businesses without electricity, elevators stuck and subway cars stalled.

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A Brief History of GE Gas Turbines

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 08 Jul 2019 11:39:47 +0000

July marks two important milestones that set gas-fired generation on its course to becoming a dominant form of power generation: commercial operation of the world’s first industrial gas turbine in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, in 1939, and commercial operation of the first gas turbine in the U.S. used to generate electric power—a 3.5-MW General Electric (GE) unit […]

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Apagón: A Blackout Sweeps South America

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2019 13:33:26 +0000

Authorities have initiated a far-reaching investigation into an unprecedented blackout that on June 16 hit a wide swath of South America—most of Argentina and Uruguay, and parts of Paraguay—affecting tens of millions of people.  The massive blackout—apagón—is thought to have originated in a disturbance that affected two high-voltage lines, Colonia Elia Y Mercedes and Colonia […]

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Hunt for cause of massive South America power outage begins

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 05:03:50 +0000

Hunt for cause of massive South America power outage begins

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – As lights turned back on across Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay after a massive blackout hit tens of millions people, authorities were still largely in the dark about what caused the collapse of the interconnected grid and tallied the damage from the unforeseen disaster.

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