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Energy Classroom

Visit Energy Classroom (external link) anytime to learn more about how power is made, energy conservation, power and wildlife, and careers in energy. Also take a virtual power plant tour.

Classroom teachers throughout our service areas helped us develop this site. And while it follows the 3rd to 5th grade science learning standards, its videos on energy topics, interactive games and puzzles, and interesting facts about energy, can make learning about energy fun for everyone.


We recognize that teachers play a critical role in helping students learn to use energy safely. The e-SMARTkids (external link)website provides kids, teachers, and parents with resources to learn about electricity and natural gas, and how to use them safely. There are curriculum-based games and videos for kids, lesson plans, and safety book order forms for teachers and important safety information for parents.

We target 3rd-6th grade elementary educators and students in schools in our service territories, offering printed material and online information to help teach and learn about staying safe around electricity and natural gas. The material also addresses national science learning standards for this age group.

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Energy Saving Tip

Install ceiling fans to keep cool air circulating so you can turn down your air conditioner. Still, make sure to turn off your fan when you leave the room.

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Break Ground, Not the Law

Always call 811 before digging in your yard to avoid hitting buried gas or electric lines. Not only is it the safe thing to do, but it's the law.