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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.

Save money with WH's Energy-Saving ProgramsSave money with WH's Energy-Saving Programs

Save money with WH's Energy-Saving Programs

November 20, 2020, Jeph Novak

Wright-Hennepin (WH) offers several options for members to save money through Energy-Saving programs (ESPs).

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Does an EV fit your budget?Does an EV fit your budget?

Does an EV fit your budget?

November 11, 2020, Jeph Novak

Electric vehicles can be intimidating and come with different questions to consider. Luckily, WH makes it easy to get all these questions answered.

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WH celebrates Co-op Month onlineWH celebrates Co-op Month online

WH celebrates Co-op Month online

October 30, 2020, Jeph Novak

Wright-Hennepin (WH) celebrated National Co-op Month 2020 in a unique way.

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Snowbird Preparation: How to keep your off-peak heating rateSnowbird Preparation: How to keep your off-peak heating rate

Snowbird Preparation: How to keep your off-peak heating rate

October 28, 2020, Nathan Karels

As the days get colder, some of us go south for the winter. How do we winterize our homes if we have Energy Saving Programs (Off-Peak) installed? 

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Our work zone is year roundOur work zone is year round

Our work zone is year round

October 12, 2020, Guest Blogger

As we enter fall, we look forward to the leaves turning and the beautiful landscape as we travel the roads. 

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WH Will Test Dual Fuel Systems October 29 and 31.WH Will Test Dual Fuel Systems October 29 and 31.

WH Will Test Dual Fuel Systems October 29 and 31.

September 24, 2020, Jeph Novak

WH will switch its summer Energy-Saving Program to winter load management on October 1.

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Plug-in Hybrids: Bridging the Gap Between Hybrids and Fully Electric VehiclesPlug-in Hybrids: Bridging the Gap Between Hybrids and Fully Electric Vehicles

Plug-in Hybrids: Bridging the Gap Between Hybrids and Fully Electric Vehicles

September 8, 2020, Jeph Novak

Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) are a unique type of car, combining the battery of a fully electric vehicle and the gasoline engine of a non-electric vehicle.

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Give the Gift of ElectricityGive the Gift of Electricity

Give the Gift of Electricity

September 3, 2020, Jeph Novak

The Gift of Electricity is a practical gift to give to the important people in your life.

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2020 pole inspections August-October2020 pole inspections August-October

2020 pole inspections August-October

August 14, 2020, Heather Reinhart

Wright-Hennepin (WH) performs pole maintenance every year, which begins with an inspection of all poles within a designated portion of WH’s service territory.

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Safety around downed power linesSafety around downed power lines

Safety around downed power lines

July 17, 2020, Stacie Nielsen

During summer storms, a lot of damage can occur, including power lines being downed. And while the downed lines and poles may look like they are no longer working, don’t be fooled.

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Phone scam alertPhone scam alert

Phone scam alert

July 16, 2020, Guest Blogger

NOTICE: WH has become aware of scammers calling and asking members to make an immediate payment or face disconnection of their electric and gas service. Please be aware – this is NOT Wright-Hennepin.

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WH’s bill pay website has been updatedWH’s bill pay website has been updated

WH’s bill pay website has been updated

July 2, 2020, Stacie Nielsen

If you pay online, you may notice an updated look-and-feel when accessing the payment portal.

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Maintaining your air source heat pumpMaintaining your air source heat pump

Maintaining your air source heat pump

June 19, 2020, Grant Bowman

Learn more about maintaining your air source heat pump to provide great energy efficiency and climate comfort for your home.

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EV trends for 2020 and beyondEV trends for 2020 and beyond

EV trends for 2020 and beyond

May 21, 2020, Nathan Karels

Over years, EV sales have increased as technology, costs and charging infrastructure changed. Learn more where they are today and in the future.

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Power line safety down on the farmPower line safety down on the farm

Power line safety down on the farm

April 20, 2020, Guest Blogger

WH wants to remind the community to look up and look out for power lines, especially as farmers enter the planting season.

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Track energy usage during COVID-19 with an energy markerTrack energy usage during COVID-19 with an energy marker

Track energy usage during COVID-19 with an energy marker

April 15, 2020, Stacie Nielsen

With the stay-at-home order in place, it’s likely you and your family are spending more time indoors. You can track your energy use over time using a free online tool called MyMeter.

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Your basic charge pays for lineworker gearYour basic charge pays for lineworker gear

Your basic charge pays for lineworker gear

March 23, 2020, Stacie Nielsen

Your basic charge helps to cover expenses like safety equipment for our lineworkers.

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Getting started with MyMeterGetting started with MyMeter

Getting started with MyMeter

February 24, 2020, Stacie Nielsen

Finding ways to save energy or keep track of how you use it can be difficult. However, WH offers a free program to our members called MyMeter.

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