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Take control of the energy you use with these tips, programs and trends.

Life Since the Lights Came On

An Update from Bolivia

Warm, toasty AND efficient

A fireside tip for keeping your home energy efficient

Planning for an EV Future

How will electric vehicles affect the grid over the long term?

NC Farmers: Take Advantage of Discounted Energy Audits

New program aims to reduce farm energy costs

RURAL Act Signed into Law

NC congressional delegates stand together to strengthen rural communities

Seven Steps to Energy Efficiency in Your Home

Make a plan to get the most out of a home upgrade

Should I Vent My Range Hood?

Venting a range hood can cause a small but necessary energy loss

Electric Vehicles and the Grid

What will power all those new cars?

Kenan Fellow Gets Real World Lessons for the Classroom

Watch Pamela Johnson’s experience with Union Power Cooperative

Convenience & Energy Savings with Smart Speakers

Smart home applications make for the gift that keeps on giving

Let the Sunshine In!

Take advantage of daylight to warm your home in winter

Bright Ideas for Smart Home Lighting

Features are impressive but can be pricey

6 Holiday Fire Safety Tips

Whether trimming a tree or lighting candles, stay fire safe this holiday season!

Blue Ridge Energy, Roanoke Electric Receive Community Solar Grants

Co-ops among only three state utilities selected for the NCWAP grants

Drone Solves Albemarle EMC Outage Mystery

The culprit went unseen by ground crews