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 September 2014

   ‘Co-ops in the Classroom’ teaches kids about public power, energy use
East River Electric Power Cooperative is working with its member systems to bring electricity—as a subject, that is—into the classroom.

  Get ready for the 2014 GRC Annual Meeting, GEA Expo
Join the Geothermal Resources Council and the Geothermal Energy Association in Portland, Oregon, Sept. 28 to Oct. 1 for the geothermal energy industry’s largest annual gathering.

   Ideas welcomed at 2014 Rocky Mountain Utility Efficiency Exchange
Time to pack your brief case and join more than 100 utility and energy industry professionals headed for Aspen, Colorado, for the Rocky Mountain Utility Efficiency Exchange Sept. 24-26.

   Construction guidebook points way to efficient new buildings
The latest resource from the New Building Institute is a whole-building, step-by-step approach to new commercial construction that achieves deep energy efficiencies in new building projects.

   Congratulations to intelligent utility Mountain View Electric Association
The online news site Intelligent Utility recently interviewed Mountain View Electric Association about the cooperative’s new TextPower system for communicating about outages.

   Report: Smart manufacturing to transform U.S. industry
The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy released a new report showing how communication technologies can make U.S. manufacturing more energy efficient, productive and competitive.

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East River Education and Outreach Specialist Jennifer Wolff (left) enlists the teacher to demonstrate electrical potential with a Van de Graff generator for the fifth-grade students at Groton Area School. (Photo by East River Electric Power Cooperative). Read more. (Photo courtesy of OPPD)

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