Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Cyprus wakes up without electricity after power grid failure‎

NICOSIA, Cyprus — Electricity supply was restored in Cyprus on Wednesday after the island woke up without power when a problem at one of the country’s power plants caused the entire grid to shut down.

A generator at the aging Dhekelia power station that was left running overnight to cover demand malfunctioned shortly before dawn, triggering a chain reaction of failures at other power stations, officials said. Read More