Learn about power in North Carolina - Carolina Country

Energy Education

What's new in the energy industry

How old is the wiring in your home?

Easy upgrades can boost electrical safety in older homes

Where does your electricity come from?

How your cooperative plans for and acquires the electric power you need.

A guide to Transmission Towers

Identifying equipment on transmission structures

On the road to more energy-efficient lighting

Emerging technologies that will make indoor and outdoor lighting more efficient.

It’s Geothermal

How Gary Woods tapped energy underground to save on his electricity costs.

Try This!

Choosing the right heat pump technology for your house

Powering Up

In the dark? Here’s what your co-op does after a major power outage.

Dispelling common myths about CFLs

Efficient options include dimmers, new designs

What Goes Up Stays Up

Why the cost of producing and delivering electricity is going higher