Refrigerated or frozen foods may not be safe to eat after the loss of power. Find out what you can do to keep food safe during a power outage, and when you need to throw away food that could make you sick. BEFORE: Prepare for emergencies or natural disasters: DURING: AFTER: MORE STORIES
In early June 2022, Loup Power District employees saw a vintage Volkswagen van pull up to the electric vehicle charging station in the parking lot. They had to investigate. This was indeed “different.”
Michael Bream has converted a lot of classics to run on all-electric power. But he doesn’t do it for the environment. It’s not a political statement. He does it to save the classics.
A calculated risk. That might be the best way to describe what happens inside the Columbus Powerhouse every day. Because even though the Plant Operators are constantly monitoring the water levels in the canal, the river, and the lakes, there’s no way to know for certain what the energy market and Mother Nature will do.
Our lives depend on electricity, but most of us have no idea how many people, machines, and complex processes work together around the clock, every day of the year to ensure the reliable supply of cost-effective power. The Southwest Power Pool (SPP) is a major player in this process. Even so, the organization remained largely