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A whole new light
The first two LED light sources I bought years ago still work—and yet they're not quite right...
LED shopping tips
Watch this video about what's going on in the light bulb section of your store. Get an idea of the difference between CFLs, LED...
Germany rethinks renewable energy
Electricity consumers—families and businesses—in the 28 countries of the European Union are finding that the road t...
Deciding coal's future
Looking for a phrase to start an argument? Try "greenhouse gases."
Why we use coal
Chances are good that you already have an opinion about coal...
3 renewable energy myths— true or false?
The first time I saw a semi hauling a wind turbine blade southbound on I-71, the size of the thing stunned me.
From the minute we wake up and unplug our mobile phones from their chargers, these little gadgets are our constant companions.
Obsessed with safety
How co-ops are making protection of workers a way of life
Facing coal's difficult future
Kentucky's Energy secretary talks about the hard truths of the coal industry, environmental rules, and the state's energy economy
How Kentucky's electric utilities cooperate, even across state lines, to keep reliability high and costs low
The rules that keep the power flowing
How an invisible web of federal rules and regulations governs electric utility operations - and affects your bill
The reasons for the rules
THE FUTURE OF ELECTRICITY - Regulations that keep order in the day-to-day operation of electric utilities.
TVA's vision for supplying electricity calls for a variety of generation sources
Balance of power
Generating electricity for western Kentucky co-ops means choosing the right mix of safety, reliability, cost, and environmental protection
How to clean coal
Technology has reduced power plant emissions almost 90 percent, and more developments are on the way—but at a cost