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News, information and opinions on the energy industry, politics and North Carolina’s electric cooperatives.

10 Electrical Safety Tips for Spring

Be safe outside around electricity

Electric Co-ops Raise Funds for NC Jaycee Burn Center

Donations total more than $1.8 million over the years

Avoid the Most Common Utility Scams

3 tips to avoid pressure from scammer scare tactics

Apply to Attend Touchstone Energy Sports Camp

Fifth through seventh graders can apply before March 31, 2018

Blue Ridge Energy Trims Trees by Helicopter

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

'Expert Tree Feller' Causes Randolph EMC Outage

Crews responded to repair damage done by an industrious beaver

Countries Collaborate on Energy Data

North American countries are sharing data online

Jones-Onslow EMC Supports Solar School

Queens Creek Elementary recently installed a solar PV system

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

White House-commissioned report touts e-connectivity progress

Wind Power Projected to Outpace Hydro

Hydropower has long held the top spot among renewables

Co-op Camp Builds Future Leaders

Apply for the 2018 Co-op Leadership Camp

An Encyclopedia of Modern Electricity

A new report provides a clear overview of our ever-evolving power grid

A New Application for Bronze-Age Kiln Bricks

‘Firebricks’ could store energy from renewable generation