Energy Industry news for electric cooperatives and utilities - Carolina Country

Between the Lines

Explaining the business of your electric cooperative

Co-op Tech: Life on a Microgrid

A Brunswick County neighborhood has earned an innovative distinction

How to operate a portable generator safely

Use the correct size generator and run it safely.


An expectation shared by cooperatives & members

Capital Credits

It pays to be a member of an electric cooperative

Co-op Tech: The Agile, Fractal Grid

The Ocracoke microgrid project is paving the way for future innovation

A Guide to North Carolina’s Electric Power Providers

An illustrated guide to the electric utilities that serve North Carolina.

How good are electric co-ops? Ask Wall Street

Independent analysts see strengths in the co-op business model

Help is on the way

The cooperative mutual aid response after major power outages

Backyard power

The challenge of integrating solar energy into the grid