electricity

How Many Solar Panels Will It Take to Power the World?
How much power do you use every day? How much does the world use? Would it be possible to switch away from fossil fuels and go totally solar powered? Sure, you can cover your roof with panels, but you'd still have to be connected to the grid, so what's the solution?
Apparently, not as much …
Powering Back Up
This will remembered as the Christmas without power for many.
FRIDAY MORNING UPDATE: As of 4:30 a.m. Friday, 52,000 Consumers Energy customers were without electricity. Since noon Saturday, the winter storm caused more than 377,000 outages across Michigan.
Among the counties most affected by the outag…
Power Restoration Continues
Despite some extra efforts, Christmas is a powerless holiday for many in greater Grand Rapids and across West Michigan because of snow, cold and the lingering effects of a weekend ice storm, officials said Tuesday.
More than 152,000 electricity customers of Consumers Energy were without power headed …