Electric Association announced the winners of its Energy Hero essay competition
in its February newsletter. KEA spokeswoman Nancy Sweeny said 14 entries were received,
and first place went to an essay written by Lisa Wright about the changes she
and Shawn Olsen have made in their home and lifestyle to save energy.
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sec "There are a number of ... Energy
Wright's essay highlighted the energy saving lifestyle that the judges were
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sec "Shawn's home underwent ...
as be more efficient.")
Olsen received at 350-dollar electricity certificate for their first-place
essay. Mensch won a 200-dollar certificate and Darminio a 100-dollar
certificate. Each of the other 11 entries got a 50-dollar certificate.
the entries were judged on a broad array of factors:
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stories ... kilowatts consumed.")
didn't want to reveal everyone's energy hero secrets all at once, saying they
will be detailed in upcoming newsletters, but said there are conservation tips
- and electronic copies of the newsletters - on the co-op's website, Kodiak
Electric dot com.