• Celebrate #EarthHour by Saving Energy and Valuing Your Power

    Celebrate #EarthHour by Saving Energy and Valuing Your Power

    With Earth Day quickly approaching, millions of people and business around the world are gearing up to take action to show their support and efforts to protect the planet by participating in the World Wildlife Fund’s #EarthHour “Lights Out” display, on March 24, from...
    Partner Spotlight: Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative

    Partner Spotlight: Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative

    Virginia Energy Sense interviewed Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) Senior Communications Specialist Priscilla Knight to discuss how her organization is playing a role in encouraging energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. What is your role in...
    The Unexpected Perks of Saving Energy

    The Unexpected Perks of Saving Energy

    As you’re swapping out that old incandescent bulb for an LED or weatherizing your home ahead of a major snow storm, it may not be clear at first how that energy efficient bulb can have a domino effect on other areas of your life. While taking steps toward energy...
    Save Energy, Live in Greater Health and Comfort

    Save Energy, Live in Greater Health and Comfort

    Spring may be right around the corner, but temperatures can still dip in the face of unexpected storms and weather. To keep yourself comfortable and energy consumption low in your home, energy efficient upgrades are an ideal solution. There are several ways in which...
    Solar Panels – Winter’s Secret Weapon

    Solar Panels – Winter’s Secret Weapon

    As the temperatures decline, we hope you’re staying warm and finding ways to reduce your energy consumption. Beyond just weatherizing your home and caulking any draft leaks, solar panels are a highly efficient source of renewable energy that can be used throughout the...
    Make this Valentine’s Day Special by Saving Energy!

    Make this Valentine’s Day Special by Saving Energy!

    With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, most people are gearing up to make dinner reservations and other plans to express love to their significant other. However, if you’re opting for a quiet date night at home, remember that your ideal night might not be so ideal...
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    FREE FOR TEACHERS

    Get your students energized about responsible energy use! In partnership with the Virginia Department of Education, we’ve created fun, multi-day, Lesson plans to help you teach your students how to understand and conserve energy! They’re classroom-ready and free to use!