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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.

Summer load control to begin May 1Summer load control to begin May 1

Summer load control to begin May 1

April 29, 2021, Jeph Novak

Wright-Hennepin (WH) will switch its winter Energy-Saving Program to summer load management on May 1.

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Wright-Hennepin celebrates 84 yearsWright-Hennepin celebrates 84 years

Wright-Hennepin celebrates 84 years

April 16, 2021, Jeph Novak

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association’s (WH) 2021 Annual Meeting was held on Thursday, April 15.

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Safety of EVsSafety of EVs

Safety of EVs

April 15, 2021, Jeph Novak

Safety is a priority for many when considering a new car. As electric vehicles (EVs) gain popularity in the US, potential buyers may want to know how EVs function when it comes to safety.

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Thank you, lineworkers!Thank you, lineworkers!

Thank you, lineworkers!

April 12, 2021, Jeph Novak

April 12 is lineworker appreciation day, and Wright-Hennepin (WH) wants to thank all its lineworkers for the great work they do at keeping the lights on for the members of the cooperative.

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Recommendation of restated BylawsRecommendation of restated Bylaws

Recommendation of restated Bylaws

March 24, 2021, Guest Blogger

The Board of Directors is proposing revisions to WH's Bylaws.

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Legacy air conditioning programs change this springLegacy air conditioning programs change this spring

Legacy air conditioning programs change this spring

March 23, 2021, Jeph Novak

After thorough review and careful analysis, WH will make changes to AC programs beginning in the spring of 2021.

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Financial benefits of owning an EVFinancial benefits of owning an EV

Financial benefits of owning an EV

March 16, 2021, Jeph Novak

The financial benefits of owning an EV are what drive many to switch, from saving at the pump to cutting down on emissions to receiving tax credits.

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WH Tree Services to host free Emerald Ash Borer seminarsWH Tree Services to host free Emerald Ash Borer seminars

WH Tree Services to host free Emerald Ash Borer seminars

March 8, 2021, Heather Reinhart

WH Tree Services will be hosting free seminars about Emerald Ash Borer on Tuesday and Thursday, April 20 and 22.

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Co-ops step up in the coldCo-ops step up in the cold

Co-ops step up in the cold

February 26, 2021, Guest Blogger

As parts of the United States struggled to maintain electric service during a historic cold snap, Minnesota’s cooperatives went to great lengths to ensure their members had the energy they needed.

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Benefits of updating substationsBenefits of updating substations

Benefits of updating substations

February 9, 2021, Jeph Novak

Substations in WH’s territory are frequently being built or improved upon. But what exactly does updating substations entail?

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Stay cozy this winterStay cozy this winter

Stay cozy this winter

January 26, 2021, Guest Blogger

When you're feeling chilly at home, there are several budget-friendly ways you can keep comfortable without turning up the thermostat.

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Transformer inspections beginning in JanuaryTransformer inspections beginning in January

Transformer inspections beginning in January

January 11, 2021, Jeph Novak

Starting in January, WH lineworkers will begin inspecting pad-mount transformers in St. Michael, Otsego, Rogers, Corcoran and Medina. Lineworkers will access and open pad-mounted devices such as transformers, switches, fuse cabinets and transition cabinets.

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Scam AlertScam Alert

Scam Alert

December 31, 2020, Guest Blogger

Notice: Some WH members have received scam emails requesting immediate payment.

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WH to change legacy air conditioning programsWH to change legacy air conditioning programs

WH to change legacy air conditioning programs

December 21, 2020, Jeph Novak

WH recently conducted an evaluation with an outside consultant regarding our three Energy-Saving Air Conditioning (AC) programs.

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This holiday brought to you by electricityThis holiday brought to you by electricity

This holiday brought to you by electricity

December 14, 2020, Jeph Novak

Decorating with lights, listening to festive music and snuggling up by the fire to watch a favorite movie are a few things that make the holiday season great. Behind the scenes, electricity works hard to power your holidays, and this season is no different.

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Four ways Santa saves energy in his workshopFour ways Santa saves energy in his workshop

Four ways Santa saves energy in his workshop

December 10, 2020, Guest Blogger

This holiday season, Santa’s making the most of energy savings in his workshop, and you can too!

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Howard Lake substation rebuiltHoward Lake substation rebuilt

Howard Lake substation rebuilt

December 9, 2020, Jeph Novak

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH) held a ribbon cutting ceremony at its Howard Lake substation after a five-month project to rebuild and improve the substation located at the intersection of 70th St. and Keats Ave.

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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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