Engineers in Europe coupled the electric grid of Ukraine and Moldova with their Continental European Power System. With this aid, the two countries will no longer need to rely on Russia for power, but instead receive electricity directly from the continental grid stretching from Portugal to Poland. The operation was in the works since 2014, but with the Russian attacks, the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv pushed to expedite this project, which was expected to take several more years to complete. This could allow Ukraine to turn off some of the coal-fired power plants it currently keeps running to ensure grid stability, saving precious fuel in wartime.

Read Full Story