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3 On Your Side: Home Energy Audit Scam

If you get an offer for a free or low cost energy audit, you may want to hold off. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan explains what you need to know before letting that auditor into your home.



PECO’s Deadline To Apply For Special Summer Savings Plan Looms

PECO customers have a chance to save $120 on electric bills this summer, if they don’t mind letting their homes get a little warmer than usual. But they have to apply for the special program by Monday.


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Health: Caffeine Chips To Give Energy Boost

A jolt of energy in a bag of chips? We’re talking about the same kind of caffeine that you usually find in coffee or power drinks. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more.


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Senator Casey Meets With Oil Refinery Works To Discuss Plant Closures

Sen. Bob Casey is calling for a legislative hearing to see how energy prices would be affected by the possible closure of three Philadelphia-area oil refineries.


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3 On Your Side: A Warning About Solar Scams

Have you considered going green and adding solar panels to your home? They’re supposed to help you save money on your energy bills while helping the environment. Well 3 On Your Side’s Jim Donovan has a warning about solar scams that you need to hear before you make the switch to solar energy.



Local Company Using ‘Heatseekers’ To Simplify Home Energy Efficiency

An energy saving company has created new thermal imaging technology to assess the heat efficiency in your home.



3 On Your Side: Energy Saving Advice

When the temperature rises outside, so can the amount of energy you use inside. But there are some ways to keep costs under control.


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Franklin Institute’s Chief Astronomer Speaks On Negative Impact Of Solar Flares

The Franklin Institute’s chief astronomer, Derrick Pitts, says the most common effect of solar flares is brighter Northern Lights but they can have some negative effects too.


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Guide To Going Green

April 22nd is Earth Day. What can the average home-owner do about their personal homes, energy bills and their own back yard to decrease their carbon footprint?



Fire At PECO Substation In Montgomery County Adds To Power Outages

PECO spokesperson Fred Maher says the fire at the PECO substation at 551 Bethlehem Pike started just before 12:30 p.m.