Tag: hurricane season

Direct Energy meteorologist, Beau Gjerdingen, discusses the "cone of uncertainty."

Direct Energy Prepares for Hurricane Season

As the 2012 hurricane season kicks-off, we felt it was important to have an internal lunch-n-learn this afternoon for Direct Energy employees to refresh our brains on what to do in case of an emergency. Our internal meteorologist, Beau Gjerdingen, was able to provide some great insight into the 2012 season, as well as some [&hellip

Planning a Tropical (Storm) Vacation?

Planning a Tropical (Storm) Vacation?

In the summertime, many of us look forward to visiting sunny beaches and tropical areas. The one thing we often don’t think about is that summertime is also hurricane season (June 1 – Nov 30, with peak storm activity between Aug 15 – Oct 1). While worrying about storms shouldn’t derail your trip, it is [&hellip

Direct Energy Buzz: September 2 edition

Direct Energy Buzz: September 2 edition

Hello September! We’re so glad you’re here! September brings the promise of cooler weather being just around the corner and we think that it can’t get here soon enough. If you’re just tuning in, welcome to the Direct Energy Buzz where we give you a recap of all the things we’ve been up to during [&hellip

The Storm’s Aftermath

The Storm’s Aftermath

With more than 200,000 people already evacuating the coast of North Carolina, ahead of Hurricane Irene, we want to prepare our readers for what to do after a storm has made landfall. Recovering from a disaster can be a trying and gradual process. Being prepared for a potential disaster will help your home, family and [&hellip

Weathering the Storm with Children

Weathering the Storm with Children

We’ve discussed Hurricane Season in depth on this blog, but one aspect of the preparation process that merits harping is children. Sure you’ve prepared your Disaster Supply Kit, but do your kids know what to do? How to react? Where to go? Children have unique needs and require special attention when planning for a disaster. [&hellip

The Direct Energy Buzz – July 29th edition

The Direct Energy Buzz – July 29th edition

It’s Friday and that means it’s time for another addition of the Direct Energy Buzz! Here’s what you might have missed on our Blog, Facebook and Twitter. First things first: Have you entered our Back-to-School Sweepstakes on Facebook? We announced this week that we are giving away a brand new MacBook Pro laptop and $500 [&hellip