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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.

Power line safety down on the farmPower line safety down on the farm

Power line safety down on the farm

April 20, 2020, Guest Blogger

WH wants to remind the community to look up and look out for power lines, especially as farmers enter the planting season.

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Track energy usage during COVID-19 with an energy markerTrack energy usage during COVID-19 with an energy marker

Track energy usage during COVID-19 with an energy marker

April 15, 2020, Stacie Nielsen

With the stay-at-home order in place, it’s likely you and your family are spending more time indoors. You can track your energy use over time using a free online tool called MyMeter.

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Your basic charge pays for lineworker gearYour basic charge pays for lineworker gear

Your basic charge pays for lineworker gear

March 23, 2020, Stacie Nielsen

Your basic charge helps to cover expenses like safety equipment for our lineworkers.

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Getting started with MyMeterGetting started with MyMeter

Getting started with MyMeter

February 24, 2020, Stacie Nielsen

Finding ways to save energy or keep track of how you use it can be difficult. However, WH offers a free program to our members called MyMeter.

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Equipment for sale by sealed bidEquipment for sale by sealed bid

Equipment for sale by sealed bid

February 19, 2020, Stacie Nielsen

WH is selling two pieces of equipment by sealed bid. Bids to be in by Feb 26, 2020.

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Is an EV right for you?Is an EV right for you?

Is an EV right for you?

January 20, 2020, Stacie Nielsen

As electric vehicles (EVs) become more common, it can be hard to know if one is right for you. Here are a couple ways to help determine if an EV is right for you.

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2019 community highlights2019 community highlights

2019 community highlights

December 31, 2019, Stacie Nielsen

Check out our 2019 community event highlights!

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Managing your energy with efficient productsManaging your energy with efficient products

Managing your energy with efficient products

December 16, 2019, Stacie Nielsen

The Energy Wise MN Store is a great tool to find and buy energy efficient products to help manage your energy use.

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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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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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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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Learn about our Energy Savings Programs at the Fall Parade of HomesLearn about our Energy Savings Programs at the Fall Parade of Homes

Learn about our Energy Savings Programs at the Fall Parade of Homes

September 5, 2019, Heather Reinhart

Two homes in the 2019 Fall Parade of Homes participate in Energy Savings Programs through Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association

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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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