Originally from Asheboro, N.C., Lauren's love of mountains and conservation lead her to become our NC Energy Savings Outreach Coordinator, working to promote energy efficiency and clean energy as vital components in replacing fossil fuels as our primary energy source.
Friday, October 5th, 2018 | Posted by Lauren Essick | No Comments
Amy Cook of Boone, N.C., recently received energy-saving home improvements through our High Country Home Energy Makeover Contest. The contest highlighted the need for affordable weatherization programs. [ More
Friday, June 30th, 2017 | Posted by Lauren Essick | No Comments
Buncombe County, N.C. passed a resolution encouraging the local electric cooperative to develop a program that would help thousands of people in the area afford home energy efficiency improvements. [ More
Saturday, March 25th, 2017 | Posted by Lauren Essick | No Comments
Two western North Carolina counties -- Yancey and Mitchell -- made energy efficiency history when they passed resolutions supporting development of an "on-bill financing" for their citizens by local utility French Broad Electric. [ More