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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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Electricity in our livesElectricity in our lives

Electricity in our lives

October 17, 2019, Stacie Nielsen

Electricity is an integral part of our lives and remains at a great value.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How Space and Engine Block Heaters affect winter billsHow Space and Engine Block Heaters affect winter bills

How Space and Engine Block Heaters affect winter bills

January 17, 2018, Grant Bowman

With winter now in full effect, many of us adapt our ways of life to keep cars working and houses warm and comfortable for the winter. The problem is we forget how this may influence our pocket books at the end of the month.

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Providing light and savings to Camp CourageProviding light and savings to Camp Courage

Providing light and savings to Camp Courage

November 30, 2017, Heather Reinhart

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH) recently provided True Friends Camp Courage with a grant to replace all the lighting at its facilities in Maple Lake with LEDs.

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Ways to improve your energy efficiencyWays to improve your energy efficiency

Ways to improve your energy efficiency

October 30, 2017, Darrell Erickson

Being efficient is a good thing and it’s interesting how efficient we can become when we are the ones paying for that resource. Especially if you run into a situation where your electric bill is just too high.

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LEDs let you trim the tree efficientlyLEDs let you trim the tree efficiently

LEDs let you trim the tree efficiently

December 2, 2016, Guest Blogger

If your holiday chores include unraveling the same old tangle of decorative lights, maybe you should consider and upgrade to more reliable, efficient and longer-lasting LEDs.  LEDs, or light-emitting…

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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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