Power lines and equipment have sparked devastating blazes. Now companies are asked to take stock of their aging infrastructure.
Writer Elizabeth Yuko explains why Americans use toilets in private businesses instead of those maintained by the government.
According to a new IEA report, the pandemic stalled progress the most in sub-Saharan Africa.
The upfront cost is high and the cost-benefit calculation depends and the region, experts say.
California’s grid operator hoped new battery storage could prevent rolling blackouts. Installation has been delayed.
A heat wave and record levels of electricity demand are straining infrastructure.
The load can overwhelm the electric grid during heat waves, but this summer's outages have raised new questions.
"We would love to have a nationwide moratorium on all utility shut-offs, but every day, turn-offs are happening," Sherrilyn Ifill says.
PG&E's power grid infrastructure has been blamed for wildfires in 2017 and 2018.
The utility's parent company brought in more than $2 billion in profits last year.