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Viewpoints

Points of view from our readers and co-op leaders

Plugging in to Community

North Carolinians must reconnect with communities to bridge the rural/urban divide

A Storied Knife

Reader Bob Edwards has a Buck 110 with a past

Achieving the Impossible through the Cooperative Spirit

Cooperation Among Cooperatives reenergized communities after Hurricane Florence

Safety is Just a Phone Call Away

Planning to dig? Call NC 811. It could save your life.

Tapping the Evolving Benefits of Electricity

Finding new ways to use electricity can equal cost benefits to consumers and utilities

Improving the World, One Patient at a Time

North Carolina’s electrical cooperatives have long supported the NC Jaycee Burn Center at UNC Health Care in Chapel Hill

An Open Door for Hurricane Victims

Pembroke Hardware went above and beyond to supply a community in need

Working Cooperatively to Ensure a Secure Grid

Co-ops are working together to protect the grid from hackers

Electric Vehicle Battery Life

How long do EV batteries last?

Capturing a Co-op Scene

Art by Lee Francis

A Brighter Energy Future for All

Finding more efficient, more cost-effective ways of powering your homes and businesses

Finding Inspiration on the NC Youth Tour

UNC's student body president recalls an unforgettable experience

Farming on a Modern Grid

New electric farm equipment can improve efficiency and help reduce costs

Co-ops Prepare to Power Vehicles of the Future

Managing electric vehicle load so all co-op members can benefit

Stay Safe for a Fun Summer

The Energy Education Council’s Molly Hall talks electrical safety