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Your source for all things energy-related: the WH blog offers energy-saving tips, maintenance guidelines, program information and much more.

Co-op Month Celebrations in OctoberCo-op Month Celebrations in October

Co-op Month Celebrations in October

September 12, 2016, Josh Randt

Stop in at Wright-Hennepin throughout October to help us celebrate Co-op Month!

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Wright-Hennepin returns sales tax to membersWright-Hennepin returns sales tax to members

Wright-Hennepin returns sales tax to members

August 31, 2016

On behalf of our members, Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH) has sought and successfully recovered refunds from the State of Minnesota for certain sales tax previously paid by its…

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Knowing Who to Call and Getting a Second Opinion for Electric Appliance and Equipment RepairsKnowing Who to Call and Getting a Second Opinion for Electric Appliance and Equipment Repairs

Knowing Who to Call and Getting a Second Opinion for Electric Appliance and Equipment Repairs

August 23, 2016, Darrell Erickson

Electrical appliances and equipment need repairs like anything else. But knowing who to call and getting a second opinion can be valuable information.

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Consider a Ground or air Source Heat Pump When Replacing Your air ConditionerConsider a Ground or air Source Heat Pump When Replacing Your air Conditioner

Consider a Ground or air Source Heat Pump When Replacing Your air Conditioner

August 1, 2016, Grant Bowman

Instead of replacing your air conditioner with another similar unit, consider an air or ground source heat pump, and save big with rebates from Wright-Hennepin!

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Wright-Hennepin 2016 Pole Inspections Beginning in AugustWright-Hennepin 2016 Pole Inspections Beginning in August

Wright-Hennepin 2016 Pole Inspections Beginning in August

July 25, 2016, Guest Blogger

Find out where Wright-Hennepin will be performing pole maintenance in 2016.

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Outages expected to be restored by mid-day Thursday

Outages expected to be restored by mid-day Thursday

July 6, 2016

WH anticipates all outages from the severe weather on July 5 will be restored by mid-day on Thursday, July 7.

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Outdoor lighting and energy efficiency

Outdoor lighting and energy efficiency

July 5, 2016, Nathan Karels

Energy-efficient lighting isn't just for inside your home. Here are a few tips to make your outside lighting more energy efficient.

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Preparing for power outages

Preparing for power outages

June 21, 2016, Darrell Erickson

Summer storms can be fun to watch, but they can also leave you without power. Take these tips into consideration to ensure you and your family's safety should you encounter power outages from sever summer weather.

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Beat summer heat without large electric bills

Beat summer heat without large electric bills

June 13, 2016, Guest Blogger

Summer temperatures are just around the corner, but that doesn't mean your electric bill needs to rise with them. Check out these tips for how to beat the summer heat without large electric bills.

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Saving energy by maintaining your air conditioner

Saving energy by maintaining your air conditioner

May 31, 2016, Nathan Karels

Learn how to keep your air conditioner tuned up and working properly for summer.

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Go green with energy efficient landscaping

Go green with energy efficient landscaping

April 13, 2016, Guest Blogger

Don't just make your yard eye-pleasing, make it energy efficient.

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Mark your calendar for WH's Annual Meeting

Mark your calendar for WH's Annual Meeting

March 2, 2016, Josh Randt

Get ready for food, fun, and much more at WH's 2016 Annual Meeting!

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Dual Fuel: Why and when it is controlled

Dual Fuel: Why and when it is controlled

February 22, 2016, Guest Blogger

Find out when and why dual fuel and other off-peak programs are controlled.

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Tips for purchasing and operating space heaters

Tips for purchasing and operating space heaters

February 9, 2016, Darrell Erickson

Do your homework before buying a space heater, and make sure you know how to operate it safely.

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Set a timer on your engine block heater this winter

Set a timer on your engine block heater this winter

January 13, 2016, Guest Blogger

Avoid added costs from heating your engine all night by installing a timer.

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Happy Holidays From WH! Your Cooperative is Returning $2.6 Million in Capital Credits

Happy Holidays From WH! Your Cooperative is Returning $2.6 Million in Capital Credits

December 16, 2015, Josh Randt

Wright-Hennepin is pleased to announce that it will again provide capital credit refunds to members this holiday season.

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The wild and wonderful world of programmable thermostats

The wild and wonderful world of programmable thermostats

December 7, 2015, Grant Bowman

One easy way to save money on your energy bill is to install a programmable thermostat.

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Maintaining your water heater is invaluable

Maintaining your water heater is invaluable

November 5, 2015, Darrell Erickson

A few preventative measures and maintenance procedures can keep your water heater operating properly and help you save money.

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Tree-trimming weather: the chillier the better

Tree-trimming weather: the chillier the better

October 21, 2015, Guest Blogger

As temperatures cool trees become dormant, offering perfect timing for tree trimming because of a reduced risk of spreading diseases.

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An update on the Bantam Solar project

An update on the Bantam Solar project

October 15, 2015, Josh Randt

Taking a look at the construction of the first-ever Bantam Solar project between Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association and the City of Rockford.

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