The transformation of the national electricity market has “progressed at a remarkable pace and scale” over the last year as it moves towards renewables, but security remains a critical issue.
Power is linked to selfishness.
There has been no progress in expanding national electricity grids in most African countries since 2016.
It's not clear whether South Africa's president can coordinate his ministers in a way that provides clarity about dealing with the country's energy crisis.
The famous director is receiving an honorary Oscar, and the timing couldn't be more appropriate.
Michel Foucault was one of the most famous thinkers of the late 20th century, achieving celebrity-like status before his death. His theories about power and social change continue to resonate.
High speeds, the threat of dangerous crashes, the excitement of the crowd – and the laws of physics on full display. A physicist explains the science of NASCAR.
Similar concerns were raised 40 years ago when the Department of Defence was formed, but the decision to merge several agencies is now held up for its strategic vision.
Electricity happens when electrons move from one atom to another.
As China's challenges mount, can Xi Jinping continue to maintain economic growth and social stability without losing the party’s absolute political control?
How did we become so submissive to a condition of constant surveillance that – except in spy movies or paranoid delusions – would have been considered preposterous a few decades ago?
Eskom, South Africa's power utility will be unbundled and receive financial support from national treasury. These are the next steps.
Why altruism is in shorter supply than the industry wants you to believe
Farmers are closest to the land and their livestock, and have everything to lose by not taking care of it.
Bitcoin is often criticized for using up tons of energy. But its carbon footprint may not be that bad.
Commercial nuclear reactors provide roughly one-fifth of the electricity produced in the US. But they face grave threats to their continued operation.
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.
Solar power technology has huge potential for Africa. But there are some barriers.
The short term interests of investors could lead to long term problems in sub-Saharan Africa.
A desk is a place to work. But it can also be a symbol of prestige and power, as EPA administrator Scott Pruitt has demonstrated in his choice of expensive and ostentatious desks for his office.