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Your Energy

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

Co-op Lineworkers Through the Ages

The evolution of gear from the early days of electrification

NC Solar+ Schools Grow in 2020

Grant program helps fund solar on K–12 campuses

Make Your Basement More Energy Efficient

Tips for upgrading your downstairs space

How Many Electronics Are in Your House?

Small appliances, devices and other products make up a large chunk of household energy use

Brighter World Initiative Volunteers Receive National Honors

President’s Volunteer Service Award recognizes commitment to service

Local Co-op Microgrids Recognized as Industry Leaders

Projects in Brunswick and Harnett counties are awarded for innovation

Get a Jump on Cold Weather

Plan now to save money when temperatures drop

Dryer Lint Could Be Costing You Money

2 easy tips to keep your dryer running smoothly (and affordably!)

Managing Home Energy Use During the Pandemic

How to save during a summer of social distancing

U.S. Renewable Energy Tops Coal in 2019

The data bucks a long-running trend (since 1885)

Storm Watch

How to prepare your family and property for severe weather

Making a Disaster Supply Kit

Recommendations from the American Red Cross and the CDC

Reduce Energy Use with Smart Power Strips

Get "smart" about standby mode on your big appliances