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Electric eels inspired the first battery two centuries ago and now...

Timothy J. Jorgensen, Georgetown University As the world’s need for large amounts of portable energy grows at an ever-increasing...

Electric heat pumps use much less energy than furnaces, and can...

Robert Brecha, University of Dayton To help curb climate change, President Biden has set a goal of lowering U.S....

The Texas blackouts showed how climate extremes threaten energy systems across...

Roshanak (Roshi) Nateghi, Purdue University Pundits and politicians have been quick to point fingers over the debacle in Texas...

Power outages across the Plains: 4 questions answered about weather-driven blackouts

Michael E. Webber, University of Texas at Austin Editor’s note: Amid record cold temperatures and skyrocketing energy demand, utilities...

Magnetic induction cooking can cut your kitchen’s carbon footprint

Kenneth McLeod, Binghamton University, State University of New York To curb climate change, many experts have called for a massive shift from fossil fuels to...

Why do different countries have different electric outlet plugs?

Theodore J. Kury, University of Florida Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert...

Biden’s ambitious energy plan faces headwinds, but can move the US...

Scott L. Montgomery, University of Washington President-elect Joe Biden calls climate change an existential threat to America’s environment, health, national security and economy, and has...

Delinquent electric bills from the pandemic are coming due – who...

Theodore J. Kury, University of Florida The shutdowns and restrictions that governments have imposed to limit the spread of COVID-19 have made it hard for...

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