Mar 11, 2015
The expansion of solar power to replace nuclear has hit a wall: The capacity of Japan's grid.
Jan 27, 2015
An estimated 7 percent of new homes come with a backup generator.
Sep 11, 2014
The league makes billions through a wide network of tie-ins with big corporations.
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Aug 29, 2014
Starting September first, companies in the European Union can't make or import vacuums that generate more than 1600 watts of power. Lizzie O’Leary speaks with vacuum shop owner Patricia Ware.
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...