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Energy Education

What's new in the energy industry

Back-Up Power

A buyer's guide to residential standby generators

Shocking news

In 1978, four Rowan County men were electrocuted when they were not watching what they were doing.

Outlets: The Ins and Outs

An illustrated guide to electric power receptacles

What is a Transformer?

An illustrated guide

Get Cool

How to buy a new air‑conditioning system

Using less A/C

Tips to help you stay comfortably cool this summer

Changing minds to change lightbulbs

Durham student working to inspire people in her community

See Through

The character, comfort and costs of your windows

Safeguard: protecting the electricity grid

How the electric utility industry protects the grid against attacks.

Increasing thermal mass

Heavy materials can boost efficiency and comfort in your home