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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.

You can be a Ghostbuster too!You can be a Ghostbuster too!

You can be a Ghostbuster too!

February 11, 2019, Ted Inman

Did you know there could be phantom loads lurking around your home?

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Winter chills and electric billsWinter chills and electric bills

Winter chills and electric bills

January 29, 2019, Grant Bowman

Take control of your energy usage with MyMeter!

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Choose how to pay your electric billChoose how to pay your electric bill

Choose how to pay your electric bill

December 20, 2018, Stacie Nielsen

With a different bill to pay each day, WH provides choices to help make paying your electric bill easy, so you can focus on what's important.

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A winter evening: Brought to you by electricityA winter evening: Brought to you by electricity

A winter evening: Brought to you by electricity

November 29, 2018, Guest Blogger

Days are getting shorter as winter sets in, but electricity is help keeping us warm!

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Cooperative equipment for sale by sealed bidCooperative equipment for sale by sealed bid

Cooperative equipment for sale by sealed bid

November 14, 2018, Stacie Nielsen

Wright-Hennepin is selling equipment and receiving bids through December 3, 2018.

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Heating safety during colder monthsHeating safety during colder months

Heating safety during colder months

October 18, 2018, Grant Bowman

Learn how to take safety precautions with your heat sources.

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MyMeter part 2: ApplicationsMyMeter part 2: Applications

MyMeter part 2: Applications

September 24, 2018, Grant Bowman

Learn how to apply the information within MyMeter to your daily life to save money and energy!

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MyMeter part 1: FeaturesMyMeter part 1: Features

MyMeter part 1: Features

September 17, 2018, Grant Bowman

Learn about the different features within MyMeter!

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What you need to know about generatorsWhat you need to know about generators

What you need to know about generators

August 21, 2018, Nathan Karels

There are typically two different classes of generators: smaller portable generators and permanent stand-by systems.

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2018 August pole inspections2018 August pole inspections

2018 August pole inspections

July 30, 2018, Stacie Nielsen

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

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A glimpse into how solar panels workA glimpse into how solar panels work

A glimpse into how solar panels work

July 18, 2018, Guest Blogger

Powering a home using the sun’s energy is not a new concept, especially with recent technological advances and lower costs, solar has become an attractive option to many homeowners.

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Why do cooperatives participate in their communities?Why do cooperatives participate in their communities?

Why do cooperatives participate in their communities?

June 21, 2018, Stacie Nielsen

By the late mid-1930s, 9 out of 10 rural homes were still without electric service and investor-owned utilities continued to ignore requests to provide power to those rural areas.

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Slow down and move overSlow down and move over

Slow down and move over

June 14, 2018, Stacie Nielsen

You’ve heard the saying - in Minnesota there are two prominent seasons: winter and construction.

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The best bang for your buck!The best bang for your buck!

The best bang for your buck!

May 16, 2018, Stacie Nielsen

Electricity. A powerful tool that we tend to take for granted daily.

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WH is conducting surveys in AprilWH is conducting surveys in April

WH is conducting surveys in April

April 23, 2018, Stacie Nielsen

When a phone call or email comes and you are asked to take a survey, you may react by pressing “end call” or the “delete” button. But have you considered of how taking certain surveys may benefit you?

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What you need to know about electric vehiclesWhat you need to know about electric vehicles

What you need to know about electric vehicles

April 16, 2018, Nathan Karels

We hear about electric vehicles (EV) in the news every week and see more on the roads every year. In this blog, we address some key concerns that may help you understand the EV world.

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Rebates and Energy Saving ProgramsRebates and Energy Saving Programs

Rebates and Energy Saving Programs

March 16, 2018, Stacie Nielsen

Questions on Wright-Hennepin (WH) rebates and Energy Saving Programs? Find some answers here!

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Tony’s Tech Tip - How do you know if a website is secure?Tony’s Tech Tip - How do you know if a website is secure?

Tony’s Tech Tip - How do you know if a website is secure?

February 21, 2018, Guest Blogger

How can you know your information is safe on the internet from identity theft?

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