What do 1,500 high school students, our nation's capital and electric cooperatives have in common? The Washington Youth Tour (WYT) of course!
WYT was established with one thought in mind – to inspire our next generation of leaders. Since 1964, more than 50,000 young Americans have taken advantage of this special opportunity offered by their electric cooperative.
Few people like surprises, especially the ones that arrive in the mailbox as bills. That’s why Blue Grass Energy wants you to know about BillingInsights, an innovative home energy analysis tool that can help you avoid being unpleasantly surprised by your electric bill.
With a few taps on your mobile device or clicks of a computer mouse, you can track electricity use in your home and learn exactly where your energy and dollars are going.
At Blue Grass Energy, our purpose of making life better, the cooperative way is what guides us. That’s why we offer an innovative, voluntary program that makes your electric bills more affordable. It’s called SimpleSaver.
Here’s how SimpleSaver works. One of the issues Blue Grass Energy deals with is what we call “peak demand.” That’s a period when electric demand is at its highest.
The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that cooking alone accounts for 4 percent of total home energy use, and this figure doesn’t include the energy costs associated with refrigeration, hot water heating, and dishwashing.
Keep these tips in mind to manage your energy when preparing your holiday meal:
An old saying in Kentucky is “if you don’t like the weather, just wait a few hours and it will change”. If you have lived here long enough, you know this saying is true.
Living in a region of the U.S. where the climate can change drastically can cause electric usage to vary from month to month. We want to help members manage their energy so we offer a program called Levelized Billing.
Many of our members use our Blue Grass Energy app to manage and pay their monthly utility bill.
Since the recent Apple update, Apple users have experienced difficulty using our app. To correct the problems, members are asked to update their app to the current version available in the App Store. The update should correct the issues members have been experiencing.
On Friday morning, Oct. 7, Blue Grass Energy sent eight linemen with heavy duty equipment to assist in repairing anticipated damage in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. Crews will be working for Clay Electric, an electric cooperative near Gainesville, serving nearly 170,000 members in 14 north Florida counties.
Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives is a national network of electric cooperatives across 46 states that provides resources and leverages partnerships to help member cooperatives and their employees better engage and serve their members. By working together, Touchstone Energy cooperatives stand as a source of power and information to their 32 million member-owners every day.