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Questioning Space Heater Efficiency

A reader wants to know: How can something be 300% efficient?

Look Abroad for Energy Saving Inspiration

International communities are experts at doing more with less

Where Our Power Comes From

A diverse fuel mix helps ensure reliability and affordability

Co-op Tech: The Agile, Fractal Grid

The Ocracoke microgrid project is paving the way for future innovation

Test Your Energy Saving Know-How

Telling fact from fiction for seven energy saving claims

Save Energy by Shopping Local

Surprising ways to limit energy use outside the home

Stay Safe for a Fun Summer

The Energy Education Council’s Molly Hall talks electrical safety

Understanding the Value of Radiant Barriers

Thin, reflective material can help keep your home cool

An Encyclopedia of Modern Electricity

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

Landscaping For Energy Efficiency

Stragegic placement can yield year-round benefits

Safety is Just a Phone Call Away

Planning to dig? Call NC 811. It could save your life.

Blue Ridge Energy Trims Trees by Helicopter

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

How to operate a portable generator safely

Use the correct size generator and run it safely.

Clothes Dryers: Use Only as Intended

Venting dryers indoors is no longer considered a safe option