electricity production and distribution

Offshore wind could power the world

Offshore wind turbines could generate enough electricity to power every home and business on Earth, according to a report published on Friday.

California businesses race to save goods as power cut

The power outages that have affected much of Northern California this week have cost San Jose alone at least half a million dollars, the city said Thursday, giving one of the first cost estimates of the massive power shutoffs by utility Pacific Gas & Electric.

PG&E extends power cuts in Northern California

In an attempt to avoid sparking a wildfire, California's largest utility intentionally cut power to hundreds of thousands of customers Wednesday, and power isn't likely to be restored for days, the company said.

The market has spoken: Coal is dying

President Donald Trump has gutted regulations on the coal industry, falsely claimed that windmills cause cancer and installed a former coal lobbyist to lead the EPA.