Nuclear power station shut downs will leave Ontario relying on gas to generate electricity
A decrease in nuclear-generated electricity will see more natural gas, a fossil fuel, used to create the electricity that will power zero-emissions buses and cars in Ontario. “I believe in climate change," Ontario Premier Doug Ford told reporters ahead of the 2022 general election. "And we’re doing everything to prevent it by building electric vehicles, having investment into the battery plants.
The Ukrainian President Wolodymyr Selenskyj has announced increased electricity deliveries to the EU in view of the fears of energy bottlenecks in Europe. "We are preparing to increase our electricity exports to consumers in the European Union," said Selenskyj in his daily television address on Wednesday. © - The Ukrainian President Wolodymyr Selenskyj has announced increased electricity deliveries to the EU in view of the fears of energy bottlenecks in Europe. Ukraine should become a guarantee of European energy security.
"Our exports not only allow us to increase our foreign exchange income, but also help our partners to resist Russian energy pressure." Ukraine should gradually become "a guarantee of European energy security", said the President. In Germany and other EU countries, fears of energy bottlenecks are growing in the coming months due to reduced Russian gas deliveries.
Ukraine had been connected to the European power grid in mid -March. Before the start of the Russian war of aggression against the country on February 24, the Ukrainian network was synchronized with the Russian network. At the beginning of July, Ukraine started with electricity exports to the EU via Romania. In Ukraine, more than half of the electricity comes from nuclear power.
Trudeau says he has no faith Russia will uphold deal to export Ukrainian grain .
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he's not convinced that Russia will hold up its end of a deal to reopen Ukrainian Black Sea ports to grain exports. Russia and Ukraine signed separate agreements Friday with Turkey and the United Nations clearing the way to export millions of tonnes of desperately needed Ukrainian grain, as well as Russian grain and fertilizer — ending a wartime standoff that had threatened food security around the globe. When asked Friday if he trusted Russia to uphold its end of the deal, Trudeau said he had next to no faith in Moscow.