'The Story Behind the Switch' is an interactive classroom session on electricity and science led by Michelle Pastor, Senior Education Program Advisor at Tri-State. Michelle shares her personal story and experience and brings the classroom to the kids at home.
Lineworker Appreciation Day, April 13th is a celebration of the linemen, substation and telecommunication technicians that keep our infrastructure powering homes, schools and communities.
Green technology inventions are revolutionizing the way we generate energy, recycle consumer goods and live more sustainably, but not all environmental advancements are as practical as wind farms and solar energy. From groundbreaking technologies, we develop practical applications that can lead us into a cleaner future and here are 6 unusual technologies emerging in clean energy today.
Tri-State Generation & Transmission Association continues to monitor the impacts of COVID-19 across its member service area. As the pandemic impacts our member communities, we understand the potential for increasing financial struggles facing consumers as schools and businesses close. With more kids and parents staying home from school and work, there will be an influx of daily energy use. Here are tips and suggestions to lower your energy consumption while staying at home.
Rooftop solar panels are becoming increasingly popular across the USA. In fact, according to the Solar Market Insight Report, the U.S. solar market surpassed 2 million installations in Q1 of 2019 – just three years after the market surpassed the 1 million installation milestone. The industry is expected to hit 3 million installations in 2021 and 4 million installations in 2023.
In every home in America, money is spent on energy consumption. With the average electricity spend per year at $1,368.36, and in some cases, about 35% of the electricity used is actually wasted. Whether you use electricity, propane or natural gas as an energy source, there are ways to conserve and reduce your power bills for heating, air conditioning, lighting, and water heating.
You'll never be without charging station info with handy apps such as PlugShare to find nearby charging stations. But if you're still on the fence about whether or not to buy an electric vehicle, here are 5 reasons why you should.
The first steps to reducing your electricity bill are to understand where you're using the most energy, and then look for ways to reduce the amount of energy you use.