Insights into Helping Your Family Live Brighter
Your family is filled with the most important people in your life, so it makes sense that you want to enjoy quality time with them. In this section, we'll provide tips, advice, recipes, teaching moments, and more – all designed to entertain and educate your family about energy and energy-related topics. We’ll even help you travel in style!
Posted February 8, 2018 by Vernon Trollinger
You can tell just by looking at the huge banks of floodlights and flashing video screens that stadiums use electricity on an industrial scale. There are also the sound systems, the comfortable club seating, luxury boxes, as well as kitchens for food and even air conditioning and heat for enclosed domed stadiums. You really can’t help but wonder, how much electricity does a stadium use?
Posted May 24, 2017 by Aaron Kase
Whether you love to leave on a whim, with only your passport, backpack and a sense of adventure, or you need to plan every detail of your upcoming vacation, there’s one big thing you don’t want to forget about: preparing your home for your trip.
Posted April 26, 2017 by Jessica Bivins
How did people stay cool before the air conditioner was invented? At the turn of the 20th century, it was perfectly normal to step outside and dunk your head in a public fountain. Or, if you lived on a farm or ranch, you might sleep on the porch or even on the front lawn. You certainly would think twice about living down south. It wasn’t easy, but back then, you just had to cope with the heat as best you could.
Posted March 31, 2017 by Ami Patel
In the context of energy, supply is the process of bringing energy from the point of creation, such as a power plant, all the way to the point of consumption at a home or business.
Posted March 30, 2017 by Ami Patel
As odd as this sounds, the yard is a natural place to start if you want a greener, more energy-efficient lifestyle. Adopt some of these organic and conservation-minded practices and your patch of land can use less water and chemicals while also helping you reduce your home energy usage.
Posted March 16, 2017 by Ami Patel
Load is the amount of electricity on the grid at any given time, as it makes its journey from the power source to all the homes, businesses and industries within a utility’s territory.