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The long and winding road to building electricity
Signing up for a five-year car loan might seem like a really long time. But think about electric co-op managers who have to mak...
A co-op leader talks about assuring reliable power for the future, and a better way to develop environmental rules Tony Campbell, president and CEO at East Kentucky...
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When I put on my safety glasses and walk into a research lab, my heart beats faster—what if somebody I meet turns out to...
Tomorrow's energy heroes
This month's Web exclusives for The Future of Electricity column cover science career advice from Kentucky's energy chief; how...
Strategies for saving money
A new report this summer from the U.S. Energy Information Administration predicting higher electricity prices had me worried a...
Spend less on electricity
This month begins an expanded online version of Nancy Grant's Future of Electricity column. Click around to meet friendly peopl...
The voice of energy
When I go to energy conferences and spot state Representative Rocky Adkins' name on the list of speakers, I draw a big circle a...
How will we keep the lights on?
The last time my lights did not come on was when severe thunderstorms blasted through my county...
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.