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Johannesburg Electricity Protests...epa05215589 A member of the South African Police Service fires rubber bullets on striking community members in Zandspruit, an informal settlement west of Johannesburg, South Africa, 17 March 2016. Community members blocked and barricaded roads surrounding the settlement, after their illegal electricity connections where removed my Johannesburg Council workers almost a week ago.  EPA/KEVIN SUTHERLAND

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A member of the South African Police Service fires rubber bullets on striking community members in Zandspruit, an informal settlement west of Johannesburg. Community members blocked and barricaded roads surrounding the settlement, after their illegal electricity connections where removed my Johannesburg Council workers almost a week ago 

TOPSHOT - An Indian girl (C) studies by ...TOPSHOT - An Indian girl (C) studies by candle light in a slum area without electric power in Phillaur, around 50 km from Jalandhar, on February 29, 2016. India's government will work to ensure all the country's villages have electricity within two years, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, as he presented the annual budget on February 29.  AFP PHOTO / SHAMMI MEHRA / AFP / SHAMMI MEHRASHAMMI MEHRA/AFP/Getty Images

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An Indian girl studies by candle light in a slum area without electric power in Phillaur, around 50 km from Jalandhar. India’s government will work to ensure all the country’s villages have electricity within two years, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, as he presented the annual budget on Monday

Armenian police forces use water cannons against protesting against plans of the government to raise electricity prices for up to 40 per cent, in Yerevan, Armenia.

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Armenian police forces use water cannons against protesting against plans of the government to raise electricity prices for up to 40 per cent, in Yerevan, Armenia.

Filipino linemen conduct preventive maintenance to electrical lines in a street in Manila, Philippines on Thursday. According to news reports, officials of the Philippines Energy department urged Filipinos to conserve electricity usage after it recorded its highest daily demand of 8,271 megawatts (MW) so far this year.

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Filipino linemen conduct preventive maintenance to electrical lines in a street in Manila, Philippines. The Philippines energy department urged Filipinos to conserve electricity usage after it recorded its highest daily demand this year.

Night view of San Salvador, El Salvador, using camera zoom effect

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Night view of San Salvador, El Salvador

Workers climb as they prepare to install new high-voltage electric power transmission line on an electric pylon in Kuala Lumpur

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Workers climb an electric pylon in Kuala Lumpur to install a high-voltage electric power transmission line. Currently 16% of electricity generation in Malaysia is hydroelectric, the remaining 84% being thermal.

A worker installs electricity transmission components on an electricity pylon in Chuzhou...A worker installs electricity transmission components on an electricity pylon in Chuzhou, Anhui province January 12, 2015. China's annual economic growth likely slowed to 7.2 percent in the fourth quarter, the weakest since the depths of the global crisis, a Reuters poll showed, which would keep pressure on policymakers to head off a sharper slowdown this year. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS) CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA

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A worker installs electricity transmission components on an electricity pylon in Chuzhou, Anhui province. China’s annual economic growth is forecast to have slowed to 7.2 per cent in the fourth quarter, the weakest since the depths of the global crisis, a Reuters poll showed, which would keep pressure on policy makers to head off a sharper slowdown this year. 

An aerial view at night of the downtown Chicago skyline. An Arctic air mass is expected to chill much of the Central Plains and the East Coast through Monday with wind-chill temperatures dropping into the single digits overnight in some places.

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A nightime aerial view of downtown in the US city of Chicago

Employees check on an electricity pylon in Chuzhou, Anhui province, May 1, 2013.

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Employees check on an electricity pylon in Chuzhou, Anhui Province in China.