US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced grants and loans intended to improve the reliability of electricity in rural areas of Oklahoma, Arkansas and 14 other states. Full story
Duke Energy Corp. said Wednesday it is willing to take less than half of the rate increase it sought in February for electricity customers in western North Carolina under a deal with a state regulatory division responsible for representing consumers. Full story
North Carolina's Attorney General Roy Cooper said Friday he would challenge an electricity rate increase taking effect Saturday that will cost the average home an extra $88 a year. Full story
Democratic legislative leaders have attempted to revise a contentious proposal that would change how 800,000 electricity customers in Connecticut purchase power, aware that if the program doesn't garner enough support from lawmakers there will be an $80 million revenue hole in the state budget. Full story
One of the stars of NBC’s drama “Revolution” talks about the hit show, saying everything is changing this season and revealing that one character is going to “kick it” on tonight’s episode.
Investigators believe hand sanitizer and static electricity may have sparked fire that burned an 11-year-old Oregon girl in her bed. KGW's Mike Benner reports.
More than 400 residences in Staten Island still don’t have electricity because their homes are too damaged, and many are taking refuge in warming tents. NBC’s Katy Tur reports.
Bob Freling, executive director of the Solar Electric Light Fund, discusses how his organization is working to bring electricity to regions in "energy poverty" around the world.
The Up w/ Chris Hayes guests talk about the Department of Defense's new push for green energy initiatives.
Electricity meters are seen on a board at a housing complex in Colombo June 7, 2013. Sri Lanka is in discussion with Japan about a $600 million loan to fund the construction of a 600 MW coal power plant, the power ministry secretary told Reuters on Friday, as the island nation aims to lower power ge
Workers dig a trench for electricity cables in front of a branch of Raiffeisen Bank in downtown Bucharest June 5, 2013. The central and eastern European banking empire that Herbert Stepic forged at Austrian lender Raiffeisen may be the casualty of a power struggle at the group exposed by his sudden
A student wears a headlight, due to electricity shortage, as he takes his year-end examinations at a school in Aleppo's al-Sha'ar district June 5, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman (SYRIA - Tags: CONFLICT EDUCATION SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)