Building a Smarter Power Grid

July 25, 2014

Wouldn’t you know, all of the electricity used in the United States is supplied via three huge electric grids, called interconnections. There’s an eastern interconnection, and a western, and the third – the Texas interconnection – covers most of the Lone Star State. Furthermore, America’s power grid is old. For example, the average power line…

QUEST: Science and Sustainability from Wisconsin to the World

April 23, 2014

We are proud to be part of the QUEST public media project, because it gives us an opportunity to continue to go out and find stories of science and sustainability to share with our viewers. And, as a national project, those stories of good work being done in and around our state get shared with…

Explore Science and Sustainability With QUEST

November 27, 2013

For the past year, Wisconsin Public Television has been a proud part of a broad new coalition of public broadcasters from across the country who are creating a wide-range of journalism around the topics of science and sustainability in our communities. That work, as part of the QUEST project, has resulted in dozens of reports…