Pepco, DDOT Approved to Begin Moving Power Lines Underground Across D.C.Pepco and the D.C. Department of Transportation have been given the go-ahead to start phase one of a 10-year plan to move power lines across the city underground.
Lockheed Martin Claims Breakthrough In Nuclear Fusion TechnologyThe defense contractor promises nuclear fusion generators would be much smaller, about the size of a semi-truck.
U.K. Nuclear Plant Reports Elevated RadiationOfficials stress there is no danger to the public.
Home Electricity Use in U.S. Falling to 2001 Levels The average amount of electricity consumed in U.S. homes has fallen to levels last seen more than a decade ago, back when the smartest device in people's pockets was a Palm pilot and anyone talking about a tablet was probably an archaeologist or a preacher.
Report: Iran Needs More Nuclear Power PlantsA report by Iran's official news agency quotes the country's nuclear chief saying the Islamic Republic needs more nuclear power plants, just after it struck a deal regarding its contested nuclear program with world powers.
Dominion to Lower Fuel Charge for Va. Customers Virginia regulators have approved a request from Dominion Virginia Power to lower what it charges customers to recover its fuel costs early.
Quick Response to Power Loss Attributed to Lessons LearnedWhen Sandy first came on the radar last week, power companies had ample time to assemble emergency response crews.
Dominion: Hurricane Sandy Could Leave 1 Million In The Dark Dominion Virginia Power estimates up to 1 million customers could lose power over the next few days as Hurricane Sandy barrels by Virginia.
Power Outages Could Last Most Of The WeekFrom North Carolina to New Jersey, nearly 1.8 million people still without electricity were asking the same question Monday evening: Why will it take so long to get the lights back on?