Skip to main contentSkip to main content
Updating results

Electricity

  • Updated

You have a lot of options when it comes to strip lighting, also called tape lights and ribbon lights. You’ ll find choices in the color of lights, how to control them by a light switch or remote, and how to use them. It included a plug-in driver, terminal and coaxial and jumper connectors and a GE power switch for $210. A handyman would charge $300, which includes labor and...

Spearheading the U.S. Department of Energy's first-ever appearance at the CES tech show was the boss herself. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm worked the floor to scout and tout the myriad opportunities for innovators, consumers and established businesses to spur the transition to clean energy. 

Residents of an eastern Bosnian town that survived a brutal siege during the country’s 1992-95 interethnic war jumped at a recent opportunity to join an EU-facilitated effort to help Ukraine generate power amid Russia’s brutal attacks against its energy infrastructure.

  • Updated

Light up your door entrance using the power of the sun, and provide security and safety in an earth-friendly way with a solar-powered light. At night the light is powered by the sun and three rechargeable batteries that have an estimated life of two years. It turns on and off automatically as the sun rises and sets, and it can provide up to 12 continuous hours of light...

  • Updated

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a “clarifying announcement” after huge blowback, saying that they do not plan to ban ga…

Around some of their precious transformers — the ones that still work, buzzing with electricity — the power plant workers have built protective shields using giant concrete blocks, so they have a better chance of surviving the next Russian missile bombardment.

  • Updated

When Scott Steffes leaves Michigan’s Parnall Correctional Facility this month he expects to walk into a new life with a new career that will take him upward of 25 feet above ground. The 37-year-old is one of more than a dozen prisoners learning how to climb trees and trim branches around power lines as part of DTE Energy’s $70 million investment to improve the utility’s electric infrastructure. 

  • Updated

Rolling blackouts after coal and natural gas units went offline during dangerously cold conditions have intensified questions about the Tennessee Valley Authority's recent decision to double down on fossil fuels.

  • Updated

Churches have joined in Germany’s efforts to save on heating costs this winter, forcing their congregations into ever more layers of clothing. But at the same time, they are providing warm spaces for the homeless and for people who are struggling to pay their bills.

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

Breaking News

News Alert