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A Smart City Living Laboratory In Spokane

July 19th, 2017

We Stand For Energy is on the left coast looking at smart cities in states adjacent to the Pacific Ocean. The first stop is Spokane, a city with a population of around 210,000 and located in the eastern part of […]

July 10 is National Lineworker Appreciation Day

July 7th, 2017

It can be easy to take electricity for granted. Day after day, when we flip a switch or push a button, electricity flows. Yet, it takes a dedicated effort to ensure electricity is so reliable. More than 74,000 lineworkers across […]

”Smart District” Leads the Way for This Midwestern Smart City

June 28th, 2017

We Stand For Energy is now heading to the Midwest to explore Kansas City, Missouri’s smart city initiatives. Using data and technology to improve the daily lives of its residents, the initial phase Kansas City’s downtown tech district  is transportation-focused, […]

Nation’s capital makes headway as a smart city

June 21st, 2017

Washington, D.C. launched its Smarter DC collaborative to align smart city projects, partners, and opportunities across all eight wards. By designing a program that explores how smart city technology can be used, the District will leverage intelligent city infrastructure, including […]

Charlotte Envisions a Smart Energy Future

June 13th, 2017

Last year, we took the We Stand For Energy community on a tour of smart cities across the country. These smart cities harness the power of communication and information technology to improve energy efficiency and livability for its residents. This […]

Celebrating Smarter Energy Infrastructure!

May 17th, 2017

May 15-19 is Infrastructure Week! Infrastructure Week is an initiative to highlight and raise awareness of the importance of America’s infrastructure, including the energy grid and natural gas infrastructure. American businesses, industries, Chambers of Commerce, local leaders, and everyday citizens […]

America’s Electric Power Industry Stands Ready to Deliver Our Energy Future

February 24th, 2017

America’s electric power industry is rapidly moving forward to build and use smarter energy infrastructure, provide even cleaner energy, and create the energy solutions customers want. Presenting an exciting vision of the electric power industry, the Edison Electric Institute held […]

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Action Day

February 13th, 2017

LIHEAP Action Day is just around the corner on February 15. In this post, We Stand For Energy takes a closer look at how the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program helps with heating and cooling costs for those in need. […]

Find Out Who Won Our Retro Electronic Toy Face-Off

December 22nd, 2016

Did you dominate digital defenders on Mattel Electronics Football? Or maybe you were a top chef with an Easy-Bake Oven? You may not realize it, but some of our most favorite holiday toys from childhood were electronic. We Stand For […]