A Gift of Green Education for a Land Rich in Natural Beauty


It is a land of spectacular natural beauty – an azure sky, rolling grassland, crystal-clear rivers, roaming herds of cattle, and, in summertime, blooming galsang flowers, a native floral species that symbolises the happiness of the Tibetan people.

This is the Pengbuxi township of Kangding in the Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan province and home to a Tibetan girl called Sonam Baizom, who with her classmates enjoyed a memorable visit to their school last year.

What You Don't Know About Energy Vocabulary

The Great Energy Challenge Quiz

You probably know words such as fracking and hydroelectricity, but how well do you really know the language that helps describe our energy landscape? Take the Energy Quiz, "What You Don't Know About Energy," and find out.

Visit The Great Energy Challenge Energy Quizz Hub and put your energy IQ to the test.

Idaho Governor Recognizes Cabinet Gorge Dam

Whenever you flip a light switch, plug in an appliance, or turn on your furnace, you expect and receive energy on demand. Since the completion of our very first hydroelectric project in 1890, Avista’s dams have generated dependable, cost-effective and environmentally responsible power for our customers.

PPL Sells Majority of Hydro Assets in Maine;

Retains Ownership of Veazie, Great Works and Howland and Reaffirms Commitment to Penobscot River Restoration Project
Press Release

Old Town and Augusta, ME:  Today, PPL Corporation (PPL) announced that its PPL Maine subsidiary has signed an agreement to sell the majority of PPL Maine's hydroelectric generation business to Black Bear Hydro Partners, LLC, an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC, for a total of approximately $95 million, subject to the receipt of various state and federal regulatory approvals and consents.  PPL will retain ownership of the Veazie, Great Works and Howland Dams pending the sale of those assets to the Penobscot River Restoration Trust (Penobscot Trust). 

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