From wage growth to renewable energy to religion, projections are being treated as predictions. We'd be better off insisting on genuine forecasts.
Customers, cities and investors are all eager for a piece of PG&E, but it isn't the only US utility that may have new owners soon.
Solar cells make electricity directly from sunlight, but how do they do it?
Long before Apple vs. Microsoft or Facebook vs. Google, there was Edison vs. Westinghouse.
Unpacking what South Africa's new energy plan says about nuclear energy.
Nuclear energy generates 75% of France's electricity, and ongoing troubles at the new Flamanville EPR reactor have raised crucial questions about its future in the country's electricity mix.
Don't expect the new technology to become solar's dark twin just yet, but it could play an important role in energy demands of the future.
Light bulbs can turn electricity into light (and a bit of heat) – an expert explains how they do it.
Wild things thrive in transmission pathways that crisscross states.
Resettlement plans for large infrastructure projects don't always go according to plan.
The state of Australia's energy and climate change policy is reason to despair. But there may be a nuclear solution that keeps both sides happy.
Ghana's experience is a cautionary tale for countries that find themselves in a situation of having too much electricity at any given point.
South Africa's policymakers see a greater role for liquefied natural gas in the country's energy mix, reduce the country's over-reliance on coal and drive re-industrialisation.
A clandestine system of transfer payment, with roots in apartheid-era boycotts, has developed into routine behaviour on which many family budgets now depend.
In the race to bring electricity to the masses, the crucial role that women played in it being accepted by the masses is left at the sidelines.
Electricity happens when electrons move from one atom to another.
Zimbabwe has a severe energy crisis because its major sources of electricity are struggling to keep up with demand.
A nanotube innovation using waste plastic could help solve one of the world's energy problems.
Electricity consumption will grow as more people switch to electric cars – but this could drive up emissions, unless power is sourced from renewables.
South Africa could become a test bed of technologies that enable households, especially in remote areas, to join electricity trading markets.