Kilowatt Ours: The Effects of Energy Choices

"Kilowatt Ours, A Plan to Re-energize America" shows the consequences of our current energy choices, advocates usage efficiency, and explains why green power must be a part of our future.

| June/July 2009

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    The award-winning documentary "Kilowatt Ours" examines the effects of our energy choices and provides guidance on improving energy efficiency.
  • Kilowatt Ours DVD cover
    Cover of the DVD for "Kilowatt Ours."

  • Kilowatt Ours energy choices
  • Kilowatt Ours DVD cover

Where does your electricity come from and why does it matter? A new documentary, “Kilowatt Ours: A Plan to Re-energize America,” explores these questions to help viewers understand the larger context of our decisions about electricity generation and make the case for better, more efficient energy choices.

The documentary follows the efforts of one couple, Jeff and Heather Barrie, as they successfully cut their electricity use in half, use the savings to buy green power, and explain to viewers how they can do the same.

Along the way, this documentary takes a close look at the problems caused by generating electricity from coal and nuclear power, including climate change, widespread pollution, and serious health risks. It visits mountaintop coal removal sites in Appalachia and a community devastated by cancer associated with uranium mining. It also features lots of solutions: schools powered by geothermal energy, solar homes, farms powered by wind, and many more.

You can learn more about this movie, now available on DVD, at

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