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ENERGY CONSERVATION & CALCULATORS 

Energy Information – The University of Kentucky’s College of Agriculture’s approach to energy use, conservation, and alternative fuel sources.  Including energy calculators to compare different energy sources and efficiency.  Residential related energy publications are also available.  

Save Water, Save Money, Add Up The Savings 

Save ENERGY Save MONEY – The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service provide conservation energy estimators as a decision tool in making energy-efficient conservation practices, including animal housingirrigationnitrogen, and tillage decisions.  USDA fact sheets and featured articles are also available.  

Energy Savers – The United States Department of Energy provide tips on saving energy and money at home and on the road.  Topics include monthly tipsheating and coolinginsulationwindowslightingappliances, and more.  

Mountain Association of Community and Economic Development – Find out How Clean the Electricity is that You Use as well as links to energy resources, including: Energy Misconceptions and Home Power Myths

Power$mart - Save Energy, Save Money, Save the Planet: Quick tips for saving both energy and money in your household and the world around us. Topics include: It Starts at HomeWindows, Insulation, and Weather StrippingHeating and CoolingDishwashers, Clothes Washers, and Hot Water Heaters; and much more. This is not a service or website associated with the University of Kentucky. 

Elements of an Energy Efficient House - If you are considering building a new home or making your current home more energy efficient this site offers information on ventilation, sealing, and maximizing heating and cooling units. This is not a service or website associated with the University of Kentucky.


ENERGY EDUCATION 

Bioenergy in Kentucky - The SAFER Alliance has completed Bioenergy State Fact Sheets for Kentucky. The fact sheets are a compilation of state-specific data that was presented in the Southern Bioenergy Roadmap*. The fact sheets provide data on current energy use, biomass resources, bioenergy commercial plants, research activity, fueling stations, and more...

Kentucky Energy Profile – The United States Energy Information Administration profiles energy sources, availability, and use in every state.  Kentucky’s energy profile includes maps and facts, an overview of resources, and data relative to the economy and prices. 

Kentucky Energy Information – Energy and environmental programs, energy development and independence. This is not a service or website associated with University of Kentucky. 

National Energy Education Program (NEED) – Promoting energy conscious students.  Includes a teacher’s resource catalog for instruction materials and kits.


ENERGY STATISTICS 

The Energy Information Administration is the official energy statistics website for the U.S. Government.  Statistics are broken down by source of energy including Petroleum
Natural GasElectricityCoalRenewable and Alternative Fuels, and Nuclear Energy.  

Information can also be found on Forecasts and Environmental Issues such as emissions, and energy use in households, buildings, and industry.