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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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
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, 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.
A nightime aerial view of downtown in the US city of Chicago
Employees check on an electricity pylon in Chuzhou, Anhui Province in China.