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Feb 27, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
The mysterious flashes of lightning that sometimes precede or accompany a temblor, called earthquake lights, could be caused by the shifting of grains in the ground surrounding faults.
Jan 6, 2014 12:45 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Electrical light shows known as earthquake lights may occur at rifts, or nearly vertical faults in the Earth's crust, new research suggests.
Jun 16, 2013 12:59 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Residents devastated by Hurricane Sandy are now on a fast track for solar power. Continue reading →
Mar 22, 2013 01:27 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
A lowly rat likely brought down the Fukushima nuclear power plant's cooling system this week. ->
Sep 4, 2012 01:46 PM ET // Tim Wall
The immediate danger from Hurricane Isaac passed last week, but many are still in danger as 100,000 Gulf Coast residents remain without electricity on Tuesday.
Sep 10, 2011 03:38 PM ET // Tim Wall
Google is investing in a poo-to-power system on a hog facility in North Carolina.
Feb 3, 2012 12:30 PM ET // Tim Wall
At the slick new Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis even the lights shining on the New York Giants and New England Patriots will be accounted for by renewable energy certificates.
Mar 1, 2012 06:04 AM ET // Tim Wall
A drop in natural gas prices in 2009 encouraged consumers to switch from coal.