South Africa's sunshine and coastlines are ideal for renewable energy generation but the country's struggling to take advantage of this.
There are some good explanations for the mismatch between regional support for climate action and the areas where renewable energy is making the biggest inroads.
Hurricanes Michael and Florence have knocked power out for millions of people. Burying power lines could help but the costs are high.
Low level carbon monoxide poisoning leads to a wide range of nonspecific but significant symptoms – making it very difficult to detect.
'Energy security' isn't just about cheaper bills. We urgently need to design a modern, safe Australian grid.
The case for pragmatism, not dogma.
A lighting revolution is underway across Africa that's occurred largely without government or donor involvement.
Taking millions of gallons of water permanently out of the Colorado River amid a prolonged drought would surely start an interstate fight.
Trump's energy plan may meet the letter of the law but the Affordable Clean Energy Plan reflects the administration's clear agenda to move slowly or not at all on climate change.
The Trump administration's Affordable Clean Energy Plan would help the declining coal industry, but a study shows many coal workers could transition to a new industry – solar – and earn more money.
Fifteen years after the Northeast Blackout of 2003 cut power to 50 million people in the US and Canada, experts explain that many threats to the electricity grid remain.
While the hurricanes last year dealt devastating blows to Puerto Rico, its challenges predate the storms and continue on today. They also offer new opportunities.
Experts explain the task of securing the electrical grid against cyberattacks, and discuss potential solutions and the risk of failure.
A recent study suggests that smart meters can help households reduce their electricity use by as much as 5%. Are France’s anti-Linky households listening?
A Grattan Institute report has found renewable energy investment could offer a path to lower rates, but they won't drop below 2015 prices.
Generating less electricity with fossil fuels could help save lives.
There is simply no credible evidence supporting the contention that America is experiencing a grid emergency.
Large-scale solar and wind tend to push energy prices down, which sounds great as a consumer. But that makes keeping the grid in constant balance harder.
High municipal electricity tariffs pose a serious threat to South Africa's machinery and equipment manufacturing industries.
Governing parties and officials need to take note of the frustration being expressed by ordinary South Africans.