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The Commitment of an Electric Lineworker

Lineworker Appreciation Day is April 18 National studies consistently rank power line installers and repairers among the most dangerous jobs in the country, and for good reason. Laboring high in the air wearing heavy equipment and working directly with high voltage creates the perfect storm of a dangerous and unforgiving profession. But electric lineworkers are […]

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Earth Day is Monday, April 22

Celebrate Earth Day on April 22 by making small changes in your daily routines. These simple steps are easy to check off and can have a big impact on both your budget and the earth. Look around your home for no-cost ways to be efficient. Close the curtains in the summer and open them in […]

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Annual Meeting Announcement

At PenLight, your vote matters. Each year, as part of a member-owned cooperative, you have the opportunity to vote in the board of directors election and attend the annual meeting, where the election results for three open seats are announced. PenLight is governed by our members. Those who are elected to the board of directors […]

U.S. Average: 12.9¢ per kWh. WA 9.7¢, OR 10.7¢, ID 10¢, UT 11¢, AZ 12.4¢, MT 11¢, ND 10.3¢, MN 13¢, SD 11.8¢, WY 11.4¢, NE 11¢, IA 12.3¢, WI 14.4¢, VT 17.7¢, NH 19.2¢, MA 20.1¢, RI 18.3¢, NY 18¢, MI 15.4¢, CT 20.3¢, PA 14.2¢, IN 12.3¢, OH 12.6¢, WV 11.6¢, ME 16¢, NJ 15.7¢, DE 13.4¢, MD 14¢, DC 12.9¢, CA 18.3¢, MO 11.6¢, AR 10.3¢, LA 9.7¢, KY 10.9¢, TN 10.7¢, NV 12¢, AK 21.3¢, CO 12.2¢, KS 13.3¢, NM 12.9¢, HI 29.5¢, IL 13¢, VA 11.6¢, NC 10.9¢, SC 13¢, GA 11.9¢, OK 10.6¢, TX 11¢, AL 12.6¢, MS 11.1¢, FL 11.6¢ Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration. Numbers rounded to nearest tenth of a cent.
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How We Measure Up

Average nationwide residential electricity rates The nation’s member-owned, not-for-profit electric cooperatives constitute a unique sector of the electric utility industry. All of us share a single purpose: to provide safe, reliable and affordable electric service to our members. This residential rates comparison map reflects the latest data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (www.eia.gov). Average […]

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10 Quick Tips to Avoid High Winter Bills

Interested in lowering your bills this winter? Use the 10 tips below to conserve energy. Seal air leaks and insulate well to prevent heat from escaping and cold air from entering your home. Reduce waste heat by installing a programmable thermostat. Turn off lights when not in use. Lower your water heater temperature. The Department […]