On National Good Neighbor Day, which is Sept. 28 – or any day this month – join in the cooperative spirit and help your neighbors, friends and family save at home with these do-it-yourself energy-saving tips.

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This spring, make a positive impact on the environment and beautify your landscape by planting a pollinator habitat.

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The old adage that “there is not a second chance to make a first impression” is true not only for people, but for homes, too. That’s why the way a house looks from the road or street – often called curb appeal – is especially important.
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Summer fun is just around the corner! Now is the perfect time to start preparing your home for warmer weather. Consider following these 10 tips to help keep your house cool and save on your energy bills this summer. 

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If your smartphone battery has become a large share of your daily thoughts, just wait because the battery market is booming. Analysts estimate the world battery market value at more than $100 billion and project it will grow more than 10% annually over the next five years.

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The CHARGE™ brand will extend EV charging to western Iowa and southern Illinois with the addition of Iowa generation and transmission (G&T) cooperatives Corn Belt Power Cooperative (Humboldt, Iowa) and Le Mars-based Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative (NIPCO), as well as Egyptian Electric Cooperative Association (EECA) in Murphysboro, Illinois.

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From street lights to porch lights, studies show that better outdoor lighting reduces crime. Here are six tips to electrify your outdoor lighting technology and increase the security of your home.

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As the buzz continues to grow around electric vehicles (EVs), it’s important to think about how they will be charged. This includes understanding the basics on batteries and charging options.

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By Pat Keegan and Brad Thiessen If you’re handy or like taking on a challenge, do-it-yourself (DIY) projects can be rewarding. There’s something rewarding about rolling up your sleeves and seeing the result of your hard work. But when it comes to home improvement, some projects – including energy efficiency...
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Electric vehicles may have higher sticker prices than traditional gas-powered vehicles, however, their lifetime costs can end up being less due to lower maintenance and fuel costs.

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