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Celebrate National Drive Electric Week September 15-21

This year marks the 4th Annual National Drive Electric Week, a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness and benefits of plug-in electric vehicles. The National Drive Electric...

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Trends in Business LED Lighting

Have you read Malcolm Gladwell’s longtime-bestseller The Tipping Point? In it, the author discusses the phenomenon where something goes from being marginal to mainstream. For LED...

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5 Business Lighting Myths – Totally Busted

As our glorious daylight grows shorter and shorter, now is the time to talk about lighting. It’s more important for the well-being of your business than you realize!  So let’s ov...

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ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Five Energy Hogs You Can Humble

Energy hogs are all around your home. They lurk in kitchens, hide in attics and basements, even root around home offices. They’re wasting energy and costing you hundreds of dollars every year. Here are the top five biggest energy wasters in most home...

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RENEWABLE ENERGY

Wind with Benefits

Xcel Energy has always been proud to be known as the national leader in wind energy, and now we have even more wind energy news to boast about.  RES Americas Inc. is building a new 166-megawatt wind farm named “Pleasant Valley” near Austin, Minnesota...

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SAFETY

4 Things Homer Simpson Never Told You About Nuclear Power, But You Really Should Know.

One of America’s leading animated characters has made a lot of people laugh by making light of the inner workings of the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant. For good reason, he’s a 2D, doughnut munching character with eight fingers. Outside the animated...

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FOR YOUR BUSINESS

5 Business Lighting Myths – Totally Busted

As our glorious daylight grows shorter and shorter, now is the time to talk about lighting. It’s more important for the well-being of your business than you realize!  So let’s overcome some of the myths you may be encountering. Myth #1: Lighting is n...

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