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    Andy Farmer
    Information Resources Manager, State Corporation Commission
    (804) 371-9928

    Ken Schrad
    Director, Division of Information Resources, State Corporation Commission
    (804) 371-9141


    Press Releases

    2019-03-25 – Virginia Energy Sense Distributes Third Grade Curriculum to Schools Statewide – VES distributed energy conservation third grade curriculum to rural and smaller urban school divisions.

    2017-04-17 – Virginia Energy Sense Earns 2017 Energy Star Award for Excellence in Energy Star Promotion – VES received the U.S. Environmental Protectin Agency’s 2017 ENERGY STAR Excellence Award.

    2016-08-02 – Virginia Energy Sense: Use Virginia State Tax Holiday to Save Money and Energy – VES Launches New Website to Better Educate Virginians on Ways to Save Energy, Highlights State Tax Holiday Savings

    2015-11-10 – Virginia Energy Sense Launches New Public Service Announcement Urging Virginians To Save Energy Statewide Program Ramping Up As Colder Weather Approaches

    2014-11-18 – Virginia Energy Sense Releases Holiday Gadgets Guide For Energy Efficient Gifting Statewide program features products to help Virginians give and reap the gift of energy savings

    2014-10-01 – Virginia Energy Sense Launches Energy Action Month Drive to Help Virginians Save Energy & Money Statewide program offers tips, tools and programming to empower Virginians to reduce their energy use

    2014-05-15 – New Poll: More Virginians Taking Steps to Save Energy and Plan to Do More A Summary of VA Consumers’ Views on Energy Saving/Efficiency

    2013-10-01 – Virginia Energy Sense Empowers Virginians to be Energy Superheroes this October in Celebration of National Energy Action Month Five New Energy Superheroes will be Leading the Fight to help Residents across the State Save Energy and Money

    2013-05-08 – Virginia Energy Sense Invites Homeowners to Show Off Their Energy Efficiency for Statewide Showcase Home Showcase Highlights Virginians’ Energy Efficient Renovations

    2012-07-24 – Survey of Virginia Residents on Energy Efficiency A Summary of VA Consumers’ Views on Energy Saving/Efficiency

    2012-07-12 Virginia Energy Sense Releases PSA, Offers Online Energy Assessment Tool PSA, Home Energy Test to Help Virginians Keep Energy Use Down as the Summer Months Heat Up

    2012-04-03 – Richmond Region Energy Alliance, Virginia Energy Sense and 16 Organizations Kick Off Earth Day Energy Challenge Contest Will Help Homeowners Identify Energy Savings and Become More Efficient

    2011-11-11 – Virginia Energy Sense Recognizes University Students’ Energy Saving Ideas Virquan Harold, Alison Sutphin and Samantha Searles Announced as Grand Prize Winners of the Value Your Power University Contest

    2011-06-20 – Virginia Energy Sense Partners Help Encourage Public to ‘Value Your Power Washington Redskins Star DeAngelo Hall Records Ad for Campaign

    2010-07-28 – Virginia Introduces Program to Encourage Statewide Energy Reduction Virginia Energy Sense Calls on Residents to ‘Value Your Power’ and Reduce Electricity Use

    2010-07-27 – Virginia public opinions about energy conservation A Summary of VA Consumers’ Views on Energy Saving/Efficiency

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