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Your Energy

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

Blue Ridge Energy Trims Trees by Helicopter

Aerial blades make quick work of right-of-way management

Co-op Tech: The Agile, Fractal Grid

The Ocracoke microgrid project is paving the way for future innovation

'Expert Tree Feller' Causes Randolph EMC Outage

Crews responded to repair damage done by an industrious beaver

Hiring the Right Contractor

Tips to ensure they do good work and stay on budget

Understanding the Value of Radiant Barriers

Thin, reflective material can help keep your home cool

Don't burn through your energy dollars

Properly sealing a fireplace will save you money on energy

Leading the Future

Electric co-ops are on the cutting edge of an industry transformation

Wind Power Projected to Outpace Hydro

Hydropower has long held the top spot among renewables

Affordable Manufactured Homes Up Their Game

Contemporary features and enhanced energy efficiency boost appeal

Warming Up with Wood

A little research can help ensure safe, efficient wood burning

Federal Task Force Gives Nod to Co-op Smart Grid Work

White House-commissioned report touts e-connectivity progress

Energy-Savvy Congregations

Create a plan to make energy improvements at your house of worship

Energy Savings for the Win!

Score savings with power-efficient A/V equipment

Avoid the Most Common Utility Scams

3 tips to avoid pressure from scammer scare tactics