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.
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.
Apr 12, 2012
A new book details our fragile electrical system. Plus, Shakespeare broken down and 3D chocolate printing.
Aug 25, 2011
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin released a study showing how to power our Smartphones from the kinetic energy in our shoes. That means...
Apr 12, 2011
Today on the Marketplace Morning Report, we spoke to Charles Fishman, author of The Big Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water. In...
Mar 16, 2011
Here are today's headlines from Marketplace Morning Report and around the web. ...
Jul 30, 2010
Easy Answer: We've made a Do-It-Yourself Energy Audit guide for you (with help from the Department of Energy and Consumer Reports)....
Jul 29, 2010
Easy Answer: Grab some recent power bills and find out....