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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.

Join our electric vehicle pilot study!Join our electric vehicle pilot study!

Join our electric vehicle pilot study!

August 6, 2018, Guest Blogger

Own an electric vehicle? Then Wright-Hennepin needs you!

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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 efficiently LEDs 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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Beat summer heat without large electric bills

Beat summer heat without large electric bills

June 13, 2016, Guest Blogger

Summer temperatures are just around the corner, but that doesn't mean your electric bill needs to rise with them. Check out these tips for how to beat the summer heat without large electric bills.

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Saving energy by maintaining your air conditioner

Saving energy by maintaining your air conditioner

May 31, 2016, Nathan Karels

Learn how to keep your air conditioner tuned up and working properly for summer.

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Go green with energy efficient landscaping

Go green with energy efficient landscaping

April 13, 2016, Guest Blogger

Don't just make your yard eye-pleasing, make it energy efficient.

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Set a timer on your engine block heater this winter

Set a timer on your engine block heater this winter

January 13, 2016, Guest Blogger

Avoid added costs from heating your engine all night by installing a timer.

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Earth Day, the cooperative Way

Earth Day, the cooperative Way

April 22, 2015, Josh Randt

Wright-Hennepin Electric takes pride in its year-round conservation efforts. Find out steps your cooperative is taking to make our planet a better place.

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New Year's energy efficiency resolutions for your home

New Year's energy efficiency resolutions for your home

January 13, 2015, Guest Blogger

Start off the new year by saving some money on your energy bill with these tips.

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