Nov 12, 2013 The aging grid's main protection against attack is that it's too sprawling and complicated to all go down at once.
Aug 21, 2013 Power companies are starting to steal from the mobile phone playbook, offering free nights and weekends or pre-paid plans. This can save you money, or it can blow you away with higher bills.
Dec 26, 2012 A tax credit expires at the end of December. To earn it, wind farm operators have to have their turbines up, running and plugged in.
Jul 31, 2012 Today blackouts in northern India spread to the eastern states, affecting half of the country's 1.2 billion people. Many office buildings are running on generators; More than a hundred trains were stranded in the summertime heat.
Jul 11, 2012 We live in a world full of options: 50 different kinds of cereal, hundreds of iPhone apps. But a new study has found that people consistently choose the options that are thrown at us first.
May 14, 2012 California energy companies want to build hundreds of new wind power turbines across the state. But the endangered state bird presents a special concern for wind farms.
Apr 12, 2012 A new book details our fragile electrical system. Plus, Shakespeare broken down and 3D chocolate printing.
Feb 28, 2012 A new study shows that people with easier to pronounce names may be more likely to get ahead in the workplace.
Dec 1, 2011 About a quarter million people lost power and suffered other wind damages.