Energy Stories

The 4th Year of P.O.W.E.R. Is Underway

Last month, sixteen high schoolers signed on to a Zoom session to kick off the fourth year of P.O.W.E.R: Peer Outreach With Energy Resources. Some

My First Year with Solar PV

Since it’s a year this month that our solar photovoltaic (PV) system got turned on, I thought it would be good for me to share

Don't Flush Your Money Down the đźš˝

Don’t flush away your money! Install a Toilet Tank Bank and start saving today! Did you know that 27% of all household water consumption is

Introducing the Youth Energy Stars Program!

Montgomery Energy Connection is excited to launch our Youth Energy Stars Program! We’ve created this kid-friendly program featuring the furry and friendly Energy Stars who

Electric Lawn Equipment--Consider "Corded" options!

Going electric with your yard care? Consider corded equipment! Why Should I Transition to Electric Lawn Equipment? Gas powered lawn and garden equipment are a

Lighten Up: Lemons & LEDs

What is Lighten Up? This new initiative as part of Montgomery Energy Connection is an opportunity for residents to exchange their old incandescent and compact

Energy Action Month 2021 - Balloons Soar, Your Utility Bills Shouldn't

What do hot air balloons and incandescent bulbs have in common? They are similar in shape and both produce/use heat. According to Wikipedia, "a hot-air balloon is a

Common Plumbing Issues and How to Fix Them

When you are dealing with any plumbing problems, it is ideal that you handle the matter as quickly as you possibly can. While there is

Net-Zero Energy Coalition "Beauty of Zero" Exhibit Open for Tours

The concept of net-zero energy buildings - ones that produce as much energy as they use - tends to quickly delve into the details of

Innovate to Mitigate Competition

Innovate to Mitigate challenges 8th–12th grade students to submit ideas that will mitigate climate change by reducing greenhouse gases. People around the world are working hard on this problem. To meet the big challenges
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