#Electricity

  • Article: Low-Carbon Energy Generated More Than Half of UK's Electricity in 2018 for the First Time

    Low-Carbon Energy Generated More Than Half of UK's Electricity in 2018 for the First Time

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 26, 2019

    Renewables and nuclear were responsible for a record-breaking 52.6%. Read more

  • Article: 4 Women Whose Lives Have Been Transformed by Solar Power in Africa — and How You Can Help Even More

    4 Women Whose Lives Have Been Transformed by Solar Power in Africa — and How You Can Help Even More

    By Imogen Calderwood|Energise Africa|June 18, 2019

    Over 600 million people in sub-Saharan Africa live their daily lives without electricity. Read more

  • Article: Zanzibar Women Trained as Solar Engineers Bring Light to Remote Villages

    Zanzibar Women Trained as Solar Engineers Bring Light to Remote Villages

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 21, 2019

    A new program provides jobs for women in Zanzibar and electricity to poor families. Read more

  • Article: Britain Just Went a Full Week Without Coal Power for the First Time in Over 100 Years

    Britain Just Went a Full Week Without Coal Power for the First Time in Over 100 Years

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 8, 2019

    It became official at 1.24 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more

  • Article: Two South African Teens Create Groundbreaking Schoolbag That's Also a Light Source

    Two South African Teens Create Groundbreaking Schoolbag That's Also a Light Source

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 26, 2019

    South Africa is plagued by power failures, so this bag could bring light for many. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Just Discovered How to Generate Electricity From Mushrooms

    Scientists Just Discovered How to Generate Electricity From Mushrooms

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Nov. 8, 2018

    It could be a new form of sustainable energy. Read more

  • Article: Iraq Protests Turn Deadly Amid Serious Lack of Water, Electricity

    Iraq Protests Turn Deadly Amid Serious Lack of Water, Electricity

    By Dana Brandes-Simon|July 17, 2018

    High unemployment rates, drought, and electricity shortages have pushed Iraqis to protest. Read more

  • Article: Over 1 Billion People Are at Risk of Overheating as the Earth Warms

    Over 1 Billion People Are at Risk of Overheating as the Earth Warms

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Joanna Prisco|July 16, 2018

    India, China, and Mozambique are some of the countries most in need of cooling. Read more