Wake Electric Launches First Podcast ‘Changing Energy’

New episodes of Changing Energy will be available every month. You can stream the podcast online or on Apple Music and Spotify. For other podcast updates, follow on Facebook and Twitter.

Youngsville, N.C. (March 31, 2022) – Wake Electric, one of the fastest growing electric cooperatives in North Carolina, is excited to announce the launch of Changing Energy a podcast that will explore some of the energy industry’s most important issues and transformative trends through insightful and engaging conversations.

The podcast is hosted by Wake Electric’s Don Bowman, Assistant General Manager and Vice-President of Engineering & Operations, Kirk Metcalf, Manager of Member Services and Shawn Guy, Supervisor of System Operators. Together, combined with more than 40 years of shared energy industry experience, the hosts will meet every month to discuss the ongoing changes in the energy industry and interview industry professionals in a casual conversation setting.

In this first episode, the hosts introduce themselves as well as where the concept for the Changing Energy podcast began. Then in the news segment, Don explains the difference between “fishin” and fusion nuclear reactions. Finally, the podcast provides a brief history of electricity by sharing personal stories.

“We are excited to share this podcast with our members and greater Wake Electric community,” said Don Bowman, “We hope Changing Energy will be another way to for our members to better engage with our cooperative and serve as a valuable tool to facilitate greater discussions about the changing energy landscape beyond what’s in print or online.”

New episodes of Changing Energy will be available every month. You can stream the podcast online or on Apple Music and Spotify. For other podcast updates, follow on Facebook and Twitter: https://linktr.ee/changingenergy.

Wake Electric is a local, member-owned, not-for-profit electric cooperative serving Durham, Franklin, Granville, Johnston, Nash, Vance, and Wake counties. Visit www.wemc.com for more information.

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