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Try 9 ways to reduce fuel costs this winter

As temperatures dips below freezing, your mileage can drop as much as 22 percent for a gas-powered vehicle and 34 percent for a hybrid or electric vehicle.

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), cold weather affects your vehicle in more ways than you might expect. Did you know …

It takes longer for your engine to […]

Evergy to build 10MW of solar at KC power plant

Evergy announced today that it will build a 22,000-panel solar array at its’ Hawthorn power plant in northeast Kansas City by fall 2022 as part of its Solar Subscription program.

Pending regulatory approval, the new 10MW (megawatt) array will cover 67 acres of land surrounding the existing coal-fired plant. The energy created will provide 5MW of electricity […]

Promote your eco-events in Greenability

Greenability offers a free, online calendar listing to promote events that are environmentally sustainable, resilient and restorative.

Calendar listings can be related to organic food, energy-efficiency, recycling, renewable energy, zero-waste, native plant gardening, nature, resilient living and many other environmental topics. To be considered for a listing, in-person events should be held within a 100-mile radius […]

Evergy seeks $42-million in energy savings for Kansans

Evergy has proposed an energy-efficiency package that would provide Kansas residents and businesses with an estimated $42-million in energy-efficiency savings, with $13 million for low-income and rural customers.

The proposal for nine core residential and business energy-efficiency programs for its’ Kansas customers was presented to the Kansas Corporation Commission on December 17. If approved, Evergy estimates […]

Try 9 easy ideas for zero-waste holidays

‘Tis the season to celebrate, but how can we do it without sending an extra five-million tons of trash to the landfills? Try these nine easy ideas for gifting, wrapping, partying and more

Go natural, or reuse holiday decor

Using natural items from your yard or garden, such as flower heads, holly or pinecones, is […]