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How an IceBox Derby Is Enhancing STEM Education

September 20th, 2016

U.S. companies have long decried a lack of qualified applicants and an under-representation of women in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) occupations. Yet, these skilled positions are essential to the future of innovation, our economy, and our energy. […]

A New Kind of Ride: National Drive Electric Week!

September 16th, 2016

As electric power companies continue to build smarter energy infrastructure, they are preparing for an electric transportation future. That’s why We Stand For Energy is celebrating National Drive Electric Week, taking place September 10-18! This week, drivers and advocates are […]

Hurricane season is here

September 13th, 2016

The end of summer can bring dangerous weather and heavy storms to some regions of the country. You should always be prepared for inclement weather, especially if you live in areas that experience hurricane-like storms. Even a normal hurricane season […]

Ameren Helps Keep Illinois Communities Cool All Summer Long

September 1st, 2016

We all know how hard it is to stay cool during the summer months—especially under the heat dome most of the country recently experienced. Federal programs and community agencies can help get cool air to those who need it most. […]

Take the LIHEAP Quiz

August 23rd, 2016

August is LIHEAP Action Month! The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a critical federal initiative that provides assistance for cooling and heating costs to families and individuals in need. This funding helps keep Americans safe during the […]

LIHEAP Action Month is Here!

August 22nd, 2016

August is LIHEAP Action Month—the time of year when advocates, energy companies, and everyday Americans come together to support the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). LIHEAP is a federal block grant program run in each state to help […]

2016 Olympic Summer Games…Brought To You by Electricity

August 17th, 2016

From the music that accompanies a gymnast’s routine, to the lights and visual displays during the opening ceremony, the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro require a reliable source of energy to keep the Games going strong. As millions […]

Miami’s Ambitious Smart Grid Initiative

August 1st, 2016

In Miami, energy and infrastructure companies undertook an ambitious $200 million Smart Grid Initiative in 2009 called “Energy Smart Miami.” The project deployed more than one million wireless “Smart Meters” to homes and businesses across Miami-Dade County. Those meters gave […]

ICYMI: We Stand For Energy Telephone Town Hall

July 22nd, 2016

Did you miss We Stand For Energy’s telephone town hall with energy expert and Executive Director of the Institute for Electric Innovation Lisa Wood? Luckily, you can listen to the entire town hall here. Learn about how universal solar provided […]

Smart Cities Roadshow: Streamlined for Energy Efficiencies

July 21st, 2016

Smart technologies streamline energy use, reducing waste and cutting costs for our nation’s cities. These innovations are not from the future—they are here in the present. Energy leaders, local governments, private companies, and other partners are all committed to building […]