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The Story of Public Power
Public Power means customer-owners have a voice in decisions made by their utility. Public power utilities exist to serve customer-owners. Period.
Watches are getting smarter. Clothes can react to your body. Glasses can Google. With all of this new technology you might think wearables are new. On...
The LilyPad is a powerful Arduino platform design to be sewn into wearable projects. Your task, if you choose to take it, is to determine what sensors...
Diagramming circuits not only help you understand how the circuit works but it also helps you make more complicated circuits without getting confuse...
Energy Education Services
Explore the six levels of our emPOWER(ED) energy education services
It takes four things to use electricity: 1) A power source 2) A conductor 3) The load 4) A return path. Of course we can add more things to increase c...
Custom Personal Interface
It is hot. It is sunny. The Sun is performing at its peak. It is time to take the hint from our friends at the nuclear station and build our very own ...
Rube Goldberg became famous for his cartoons depicting how society was getting increasing complicated. His sketches often took a simple task and turne...
Benefits of Public Power
Nebraska is unique in that it is the only state that is 100% public power. Explore the difference between public power utilities and investor owned ut...
Do a quick search on Wearable Technology - you might be surprised at what is out there. This technology phenomenon can be found in almost every walk o...
The Basics of Electricity
Electricity behaves like a 3rd grader - its lazy, hates to do work, and is always trying to get grounded! All joking aside, understanding how electric...
Design a Tester
Electric circuits are often use to detect the "status" of the world around us. You have battery testers, light bulb testers, testers that tell you how...
Exploring Public Power Careers
Have you ever considered a career in the electric utility industry? There are great reasons why you should. With the right education and training, you...
Wearable How to Guide
As with any new technology, some people go a little overboard. Use your sense of humor to produce a serious how to guide for wearable technology with ...
WearTec Circuit Cards
What do the holidays have to do with circuits? Greeting cards - that's right greeting cards. Combining the technical skill of building circuits with t...
Power Lining Creations
Power lining: the act of modeling the support structures you see on the electric grid. This can be done with a couple of friends and a camera or with ...
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