In Lithuania, a giant, disused electrical transformer built in 1980 in present-day Ukraine has been dusted off and prepared for shipment. It will travel by sea to Romania and then back to Ukraine, possibly in the coming weeks. Rokas Masiulis, head of Lithuania’s power grid, said his company was searching warehouses for anything else Ukraine
A major increase in solar power generation in southern Europe played a leading role in averting energy shortages during the heatwaves of recent weeks when temperatures broke records and drove unprecedented demand for air conditioning. Solar power is particularly suited to coping with summer heat as the sun’s
The oil and mineral resources ministry said the explosion of the gas pipeline, between Adra and Al Dhamir, was "the result of a terrorist attack", but provided no further details.
Residents scrambled for food, gas, water and relief from the sweltering heat as thousands of line workers toiled to restore electricity and officials vowed to set up more sites where people could get free meals and cool off.