Apr 21, 2015
Department of Energy proposes billions in investment in power grid infrastructure.
Mar 13, 2015
Hundreds of tons of shredded money are burned each year to generate electricity.
Mar 11, 2015
The expansion of solar power to replace nuclear has hit a wall: The capacity of Japan's grid.
Mar 9, 2015
There's not much evidence that Daylight Savings Time actually cuts down on electricity use.
Nov 10, 2014
UPDATED: A short look at the history of how utilities became utilities.
Jul 15, 2014
A study says some leaders give preferential treatment to their home regions.
Jul 2, 2014
Elizabeth Pisani talks about the modern changes in Indonesia's economy.
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 23, 2013
Widely reported: your smartphone uses the same amount of electricity as two refrigerators. Why some ideas stick around, true or not.
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.