Hot, humid weather can lead to higher energy use, and therefore higher energy bills. If you used your air conditioning to help keep you comfortable during the dog days of summer, your energy bill for this period may be higher than usual.
Second grade students recently took a tour of PowerTown with Tom Rickard, New Richmond Utilities Electric Superintendent. Using a model city complete with transformers, power lines, poles and substations, Rickard demonstrated to students how to stay safe around electrical distribution equipment. Students saw examples of electrical accidents with live electricity providing attention-getting arcs.