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Lights, Action, School Sports!

September 2nd, 2014

Back to school season also means back to sports for many Americans. For young athletes and their families, the focus is often on everything from pre-season training to getting the latest gear. Behind the scenes, though, electricity powers school locker […]

Electric Contributions in Your Community

August 28th, 2014

On a national scale, America’s electric companies make considerable contributions to the economy. The effects of these contributions ripple throughout our communities, benefiting everyone in important ways—from supporting local jobs to contributing taxes that fund key services. Jobs & Training […]

Powering the Modern Classroom

August 26th, 2014

Across our nation, students of all ages are heading back to school. From tablets to e-textbooks, electrified devices are pushing the boundaries of innovation in education—inside the classroom, at libraries, and at home. Think about the rise of the Internet […]

Powering U.S. Job Growth

August 14th, 2014

Supporting and strengthening economic growth are key objectives of We Stand For Energy, which is why the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data showing strong job gains comes as excellent news. According to BLS, the economy added 209,000 jobs […]

Fuel Diversity is Critical

August 12th, 2014

Powering our homes, offices, and the many devices that we use on a daily basis requires us to use a diverse mix of domestic fuels to generate electricity. These fuels include natural gas, coal, nuclear, and renewable energy, including water, […]

Securing the Electric Grid

August 6th, 2014

Safeguarding the electric grid from cyber and physical threats is a chief priority for our nation. As we’ve discussed before, electricity is a fundamental part of our daily lives. Protecting the complex technological infrastructure that keeps electricity flowing reliably is […]

The Rise in Consumer Electronics

July 18th, 2014

As consumers, Americans love technology.  Last year, a study by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project found that 91 percent of U.S. adults now own cell phones.  The meteoric rise in cell phone over the past decade […]

Electrifying our Economy

July 16th, 2014

In addition to the more than 500,000 men and women who work for America’s electric companies—as well as the billions of dollars the electric power industry contributes to our economy—electricity is powering America in ways most people don’t often think […]

Celebrating our Independence

July 4th, 2014

As we come together with friends and family to celebrate our nation’s independence, We Stand For Energy is pausing briefly to celebrate the contributions electricity—and the electric power industry—has made to our country and our local communities. Think about it […]

Staying Cool In Summer Heat

July 2nd, 2014

Staying Cool In Summer Heat        Summer is officially upon us, so We Stand For Energy is taking a look at the many ways we use electricity to enjoy the summer months, as well as how we can all use energy […]