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Got Broadband?

In Georgia, internet availability and speed can depend largely on where you live. For some, internet access is quick and seamless. For others, access can be spotty or nearly non-existent. The same for prices; some fall in the affordable category while others may be cost prohibitive.

2016 Bright Ideas Winners Announced

The Bright Ideas Brigade surprised this year's winning teachers in their classrooms Oct. 17-20 with a grant check, goody bag, and flowers for their creative classroom projects. Teachers began submitting applications for this year's round of grants in May and a total of 22 teachers at 12 different schools were awarded for a grand total of $15,310. 

Co-op Connections Spotlight on Savings: HotelStorm

Co-op Connection Card's National Deal Spotlight of the week: HotelStorm can help with travel expenses by saving up to 60% on hotels!

SRE Seeks Grant Applications from Local Teachers

Southern Rivers Energy is accepting applications online for the 2016 round of Bright Ideas Grants aimed at funding local teachers' creative lesson plans and classroom projects. The SRE Trust, Inc. will award up to $15,000 in October to fund lesson plans and projects designed to engage students, encourage teamwork and think outside the box.

2016 Scholarship Recipients Announced!

April 11, 2016

Supreme Court Blocks Clean Power Plan

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court decided to temporarily block the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Clean Power Plan. This means EPA can't enforce the rule until the federal courts decide if the rule is legal.

Weekly Energy Efficiency Tip: Light Switches

Weekly Energy Efficiency Tip: Because it's such a visible energy user, light switches are a great place to start teaching your kids about saving energy.

This Week's Energy Efficiency Tip: Energy Audit

Weekly Energy Efficiency Tip: The purpose of an energy audit is to identify places in the home where energy is being wasted and prioritize the actions needed to fix them. Did you know that Southern Rivers Energy provides FREE energy audits? Call our office to schedule your audit! 770-358-1383

Energy Efficiency Rebates Available

Did you know that there are almost 75 programs in Georgia that offer rebates or financial incentives related to energy efficient upgrades, solar energy and renewable energy?

Considering an Investment in Solar? Do Your Research and Beware of Gimmicks

Stan Wise with the Public Service Commission provides some valuable tips for anyone considering an investment in solar arrays.
Georgians should look before leaping on solar energy offerings


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