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June 2018 Kit Chronicle

Look out, year 40 – here we come!
Duke Energy and The National Theatre for Children had yet another fantastic year presenting Kilowatt Kitchen and The E-Team for your schools. With a total of 1,745 performances at visits to 1,137 schools, all you energy-saving superstars helped us make a positive difference for the planet.

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May 2018 Kit Chronicle

We’re almost there!
Duke Energy’s in-school programs, Kilowatt Kitchen and The E-Team, are officially back in action now that new tours have hit the road this spring. The sun is shining, birds are chirping, and we’re still hard at work saving energy and making a difference for our planet!

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April 2018 Video

My Energy Kit Forecast: Energy Savings
Spring is here! Along with the warmer weather and sunny skies, the forecast for the My Energy Kit Challenge has a 100% chance of energy efficiency. In this video parody, Meteorologist Grant shows us some of the energy-saving items included in our kit..

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April 2018 Kit Chronicle

Environmental Activism: A History
April is finally here, and you know what that means – people everywhere are looking forward to celebrating Earth Day! In tandem with this annual Earth-conscious celebration, The National Theatre for Children’s beloved characters from Duke Energy’s in-school programs are hard at work spreading the word about resources and energy conservation.

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March 2018 Kit Chronicle

How are we doing?
Can you believe that spring is right around the corner? It feels like it was just yesterday when we were all drinking hot cocoa and building snowmen in the meadow

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February 2018 Video

Candy Hearts and Energy Kits
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and the My Energy Kit Challenge has a brand-new video that is simply “2Good 2B True.” Amidst the utterings of sweet nothings about candy hearts, ancient mythological cherubs and the beauty of energy efficiency

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February 2018 Kit Chronicle

$2,500 Winner: Pine Lake Preparatory Charter School
After awarding Pine Lake Preparatory their well-deserved grand prize, we had the chance to ask Operations Supervisor and Lower School Assistant Principal, Joe Webb, to reflect on their achievement.

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January 2018 Kit Chronicle

THE 64,000 KILOWATT QUESTION
Our two contestants have faced off in the free in-school program provided by Duke Energy and The National Theatre for Children throughout Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio and South Carolina.

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December 2017 Video

FREE Energy Kit from Duke Energy
Duke Energy Customers! Did you know that you can request a FREE Energy Kit for your home? This kit contains items to help you save energy and money on your electric bill.

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December 2017 Kit Chronicle

My Energy Kit Team Cruising Toward a Big Win!
While Kilowatt Kitchen and The E-Team, the in-school programs from Duke Energy and The National Theatre for Children (NTC) are scoring big energy savings this fall throughout North Carolina, South Carolina,

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November 2017 Kit Chronicle

My Energy Kit Challenge on the Road
The fall tours of Kilowatt Kitchen and The E-Team, in-school energy conservation programs from Duke Energy and The National Theatre for Children (NTC), are in full swing!

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October 2017 Video

Kilowatt Kitchen: Your Recipe for Energy Savings
Schools in Duke Energy’s service territory are invited to save energy this year by hosting an in-school energy conservation play from The National Theatre for Children and by taking the My Energy Kit Challenge.

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October 2017 Kit Chronicle

Advice from Last Year’s Top Energy-Saving School
The My Energy Kit Challenge is off to an exciting start for the 2017-18 school year. Across North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, NTC actors are busy performing Kilowatt Kitchen and The E-Team

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June 2017 Kit Chronicle

Did we do it?
What a year, huh? It’s amazing how fast time flies when you’ve had such a busy schedule—all those school activities to take part in, projects to get done, T’s to cross and I’s to dot

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May 2017 Video

My Energy Kit Challenge Champions

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May 2017 Kit Chronicle

The Race is on and the Finish Line is in Sight
Hi everyone, Brad Pittstop here, your color commentator for one of the biggest races in the old U. S. of A. Ladies, gentlemen, kids of all ages, it’s the merry month of May, and that means big time racing.

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April 2017 Video

My Energy Kit Challenge Video

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April 2017 Kit Chronicle

Spring Into Action this Earth Day
Spring is springing across North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, but it’s not just the flowers growing at full speed—so are the in-school programs brought to you by Duke Energy, The Conservation Caper and Energy Agents.

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March 2017 Kit Chronicle

The Good, the Bad and the Snuggly: Heroes and Villains of Duke Energy’s “Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s … Nikki Neutron?”

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February 2017 Kit Chronicle

$2,500 Winner: Fayette Elementary School
It has been an exciting year so far for The Conservation Caper and Energy Agents programs from Duke Energy and The National Theatre for Children (NTC). So far, over 1,000 schools are participating, over 500,000 students and teachers have enjoyed...

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January 2017 Kit Chronicle

Continuing Last Year’s Energy Saving Success!
You may have noticed that the calendar now has an entirely new number assigned to it – 2017! As we look forward to the future, this time also calls for reflection on the past. The fall tours of Duke Energy’s free, in-school programs The Conservation Caper and Energy Agents were great...

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December 2016 Video

My Energy Kit Countdown

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December 2016 Kit Chronicle

Conserve Your Holiday Heat
Winter is here! Schools are covering their windows in paper snowflakes, parents are taking boots and scarves out of the closet, and noses are turning red. The fall tours of Duke Energy’s free, in-school programs The Conservation Caper and Energy Agents are coming to an end, and actors are saying “farewell for now” to students all over Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, North Carolina and South Carolina.

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November 2016 Kit Chronicle

The My Energy Kit Team
Everyone’s heard of the A-Team . . . well, now you can meet the My Energy Kit Team! At The National Theatre for Children (or NTC for short), we assist families across Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, North Carolina and South Carolina to conserve energy...

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October 2016 Video

Take the My Energy Kit Challenge

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October 2016 Kit Chronicle

Meet Last Spring’s $10,000 Winner
The school year is in full swing and our actors are on the road performing The Conservation Caper and Energy Agents, in-school programs from Duke Energy. Let’s take a moment to catch up, shall we?

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September 2016 Kit Chronicle

Meet the Actors
From the Atlantic coast to the plains of Iowa, our actors are gearing up to bring your school a fantastic show. Before you laugh, learn and help Nikki Neutron defeat Dr. Maybe, take a minute to find your state and say hello!

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August 2016 Kit Chronicle

2016-17 Kick-off
Is it August already? Are sharpened pencils and science projects really just around the corner? The My Energy Kit team can’t believe it, either. But don’t hop out of the pool just yet. It’s time to party!

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