Your electric car may be a carbon polluter

Aug 3, 2015
Some electric cars may cause more carbon pollution than a standard gasoline engine.

Making electricity demand match the supply

Jun 25, 2015
Denmark gets some 40 percent of its power from wind energy — but it's aiming for even more.
The Weak Link: The state of infrastructure

Backing up the power grid with homemade electricity

Jun 19, 2015
Connecticut is trying microgrids that keep going when the main utility fails.

A call to invest in safety of the power grid

Apr 21, 2015
Department of Energy proposes billions in investment in power grid infrastructure.

How money gets burned

Mar 13, 2015
Hundreds of tons of shredded money are burned each year to generate electricity.

Japan struggles to build a new electricity network

Mar 11, 2015
The expansion of solar power to replace nuclear has hit a wall: The capacity of Japan's grid.
Final Note

Daylight Savings, a thing that exists for no discernable reason

Mar 9, 2015
There's not much evidence that Daylight Savings Time actually cuts down on electricity use.

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By The Numbers

Electricity as utility. A model for the internet?

Nov 10, 2014
UPDATED: A short look at the history of how utilities became utilities.

What bright lights can tell you about a nation's economy

Jul 15, 2014
A study says some leaders give preferential treatment to their home regions.

No electricity in Indonesia, but there's Facebook

Jul 2, 2014
Elizabeth Pisani talks about the modern changes in Indonesia's economy.

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