Power Pledge Challenge

HEA is proud to be participating in a Power Pledge Challenge . The challenge is co-hosted by ML&P,  Chugach Electric, Matanuska Electric, Alaska Electric Light & Power, City of Seward, Alaska Village Electric Cooperative, Renewable Energy Alaska Project (REAP) and Alaska Energy Authority.  The objective of the challenge is to teach students about energy efficiency and conservation. The challenge is open to middle school students giving them a better awareness of how they use energy and the importance of taking measures to use energy wisely at home and school.

Presentations were the week September 17-21, 2018,  HEA along with REAP did 15 presentations to over 350 middle school students leading up to Energy Awareness Month in October.  Prizes will be awarded in November.

The 45-minute interactive energy efficiency classroom presentations, along with hands-on activities. After the presentation, students can go online and pledge to do 3 things to reduce their energy use. There is grand prize and a local first place prize depending on the amount of participants.

Below is a link to the website for additional information and attached is last year challenge overview and press release regarding the results.

www.akenergysmart.org/get-involved/power-pledge-challenge/