From Cuba to India, people around the world cope with regular and prolonged power outages.
Nepal A Nepalese woman prepares candles for sale in Kathmandu, Nepal. The demand for candles has gone up after the Nepal Electricity Authority increased power cuts to 11 hours a day. Nepal produces less than half the electricity it needs, which means load shedding has become a fact of life. Niranjan Shrestha/AP Buy Photo