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Hydropower, by the Numbers

With the environment—specifically, carbon emissions—attracting so much attention these days, “going green” is no longer simply a matter of new lightbulbs or installing Energy Star-rated appliances. With an ever-growing array of electronic and smart devices filling our lives—not to mention an explosion of electric vehicles filling our roads—the conversation about carbon has expanded to include […]

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What Is Beneficial Electrification?

When Wells Rural Electric Co. takes advantage of advances in technology and the market at the generation point, it means those efficiencies are inherently passed along to you, the member. By Anne Prince If you are like most Americans, you want to save on energy costs and do your part to help the environment. Wouldn’t […]

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A Word About Life-Support Systems

The company (Wells Rural Electric Co.) will exercise reasonable diligence to furnish a continuous and sufficient supply of electricity to its members and to avoid any shortages or interruption of delivery thereof. It cannot, however, guarantee complete freedom from interruption. The actual rules follow: The company will not be liable for interruption or shortage of […]

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Food as Preventive Medicine

Physician assistant encourages using diet and exercise to ward off potential health issues Working in rural Georgia and Nevada, physician assistant Travis Hardin says he has seen the same health issues in both places. “Heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure are common illnesses nationwide,” says Travis, 31. Before he was hired in August at […]