13 Eastern States and Washington DC Asked to Conserve Electric

After the "Polar Vortex" blew its frigid air into much of the us including Florida, where temperatures dipped into the lower 30s overnight, accompanied by 20s wind-chill. Electric distribution became a huge issue for Northeastern States untility Provider PJM.

Energy Department (DOE) Announces $60 Million to Drive Affordable, Efficient Solar Power

Great News In Solar Powered Innovation, The Department of Energy in an effort to ensure America's Continued Leadership in Renewable Energy, Announced $60 Million to allow Affordability to more Homes Owners and Businesses.

Hurricane Season Awareness

What Are Hurricanes, and What Causes Them?
  • Hurricanes and tropical storms are cyclones with tropical origins (tropical cyclones). When the winds of a tropical storm (winds 39 to 73 miles per hour) reach a constant speed of 74 miles per hour or more, it is called a hurricane. Hurricane winds blow in a large spiral around a relatively calm center known as the "eye." The "eye" is generally 20 to 30 miles wide, and the storm may have a diameter of 400 miles across.

Federal Pacific (FPE) Electrical Panel Boxes Circuit Breakers

An Action 9 Investigative report revealed a dangerous, often overlooked Circuit Breaker Installed in thousands of homes and buildings from the '60s into the '80s. Phillip Freeman, a retired Electrician knew and dealt with Federal Pacific breakers in his Electrical Career, yet his son Brian fell victim to a failed circuit breaker, causing a fire at his Panama City Residence.

Lighting Choices to Save You Money

Light your home having the same amount of light, using less energy. Upgrading just 15 inefficient incandescent type light bulbs in your home could save you on average $50 per year. New lighting standards took effect in 2012 and money-saving options such as energy-saving incandescent Compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) and Light Emitting Diode (LED) light bulbs are available today. For high-quality products with the greatest energy savings, choose bulbs which have earned the ENERGY STAR label.

New Light Bulbs: What's the Difference?