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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.

EV charging stations 101EV charging stations 101

EV charging stations 101

November 25, 2019, Stacie Nielsen

Learn about charging stations and ways you can save energy and money.

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WH supplies generator for new Maple Grove Hy-Vee grocery storeWH supplies generator for new Maple Grove Hy-Vee grocery store

WH supplies generator for new Maple Grove Hy-Vee grocery store

October 24, 2019, Stacie Nielsen

WH recently finished installing and testing the generator at the newly opened Hy-Vee in Maple Grove.

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Why electric vehicles? Savings, convenience, environmental benefitsWhy electric vehicles? Savings, convenience, environmental benefits

Why electric vehicles? Savings, convenience, environmental benefits

September 24, 2019, Guest Blogger

Electric vehicles could seem like a difficult switch, but they could be a more practical option than you may think.

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Lighting your way to energy efficiencyLighting your way to energy efficiency

Lighting your way to energy efficiency

August 19, 2019, Stacie Nielsen

Learn about the different types of energy efficient bulbs and what to look for when shopping for new bulbs.

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2019 August pole inspections2019 August pole inspections

2019 August pole inspections

August 12, 2019, 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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Reinvesting in our system helps keep costs downReinvesting in our system helps keep costs down

Reinvesting in our system helps keep costs down

July 22, 2019, Stacie Nielsen

We make investments in our system to help ensure we continue to bring affordable and reliable energy to you!

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Electrical meter sealsElectrical meter seals

Electrical meter seals

July 12, 2019, Ted Inman

Learn what meter seals are and why they are used.

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Electric vehicle frequently asked questionsElectric vehicle frequently asked questions

Electric vehicle frequently asked questions

June 26, 2019, Stacie Nielsen

Want to learn more about the different electric vehicles, how much they cost and ways to save money? The answers to these and more can be found below.

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What is settled service?What is settled service?

What is settled service?

June 25, 2019, Grant Bowman

One term you may hear and not completely understand, is settled service. Learn about it here!

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Teaching electrical safety at schools and eventsTeaching electrical safety at schools and events

Teaching electrical safety at schools and events

May 16, 2019, Nathan Karels

One of Wright-Hennepin’s top priorities each year is the safety of our employees and members.

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Landscaping with electrical equipment in mindLandscaping with electrical equipment in mind

Landscaping with electrical equipment in mind

April 29, 2019, Nathan Karels

What exactly is the large green box in your yard and the small device on the side of your home?

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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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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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