(Worthy News) – Ongoing drought is wreaking damage on the European Union’s energy generation, its drought agency warned today, just as the bloc braces for power blackouts in winter as Russia squeezes its gas supply.
Sky News recently reported the continent is facing its worst drought in at least 500 years, and the situation is “worsening,” the European Drought Observatory (EDO) warned today in its latest monthly report.
In a summer of savage wildfires, harvest reductions and major rivers drying up, the substantial lack of rain has also wreaked “severe impacts” on the EU’s energy sector, hampering both hydropower generation and cooling systems of other power plants. [ Source: (Read More…) ]
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