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Power & Energy

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
The Stance: Radio: The candidates on the Grid [Election 2008]

Americans take the electrical supply for granted. But the Grid - the system that transmits electricity to homes and offices - is aging and prone to serious glitches. In the second segment of a four part Blueprint America radio series, a report on how Barack Obama and John McCain say they will keep the lights on.

Nov 4th, 2008

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
The Stance: Radio: The candidates on Internet infrastructure [Election 2008]

International studies have argued that Americans pay more than Europeans and Asians for significantly worse internet service. In the third segment of a four part Blueprint America radio series, a report on where John McCain and Barack Obama stand on bringing the country's Internet service up to speed.

Nov 4th, 2008

THE DIG
Nuclear Revival

As part of a series on the energy challenge, The New York Times examines the burgeoning renaissance of nuclear power in the United States. The obstacles facing the industry seem daunting, but changes are underway.

Oct 24th, 2008

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
America in Gridlock: [VIDEO] The Infrastructure Debate — A Two-way Street

The NewsHour’s Ray Suarez talks with Chris Edwards, the director of fiscal policy at the CATO Institute, and Michael Gallis, an urban development consultant, on the future of America’s infrastructure.

Oct 14th, 2008
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