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POWER MOVES

Your source for energy belongs to you.

As a member-owned not-for-profit electric cooperative, we don’t exist to make money from selling electricity, but to provide electricity at the lowest possible rate. That means you benefit from energy-saving programs like POWER MOVES.

POWER MOVES is one more way we’re working to serve our community. We’re here to give you the information you need about the best ways to save. Because saving money at home, work, and school means big-picture savings—of money, of energy, and even of natural resources.

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  • Energy Saving Tip #386

    End water (heating) torture.

    Leaky faucets can draw hot water, which you’re paying to heat. Fix dripping faucets as soon as you can.

  • Energy Saving Tip #321

    Charge, pull, repeat.

    There is no 110% battery power, so save energy by pulling the plug on chargers as soon as your devices hit 100%.

  • Energy Saving Tip #369

    Dive into the laundry deep end.

    When you dry loads back to back, your dryer stays warmer and you save on the energy it otherwise would draw to heat up from room temperature. If you have the time, a clothesline dries without drawing a kilowatt.

  • Energy Saving Tip #267

    A full freezer doesn’t just mean dinner’s at hand.

    The more space in your fridge or freezer, the more air you’re paying to cool. A well-stocked unit holds the cold better than an empty one.

  • Energy Saving Tip #407

    Clean coils mean efficient fridges.

    Do dust bunnies collect behind your refrigerator? Clean those coils to help your fridge function better.

  • Energy Saving Tip #283

    Leaf no savings opportunities behind.

    Planting trees on the side of your home that gets the most sun helps keep your house cool by blocking the hot, hot rays. Just be sure to watch out for power lines!

  • Energy Saving Tip #185

    Institute an open-door policy.

    Keep exterior doors shut, but leaving inside doors open helps air flow more freely and your air conditioner work more efficiently.

  • Energy Saving Tip #435

    Turn back—for savings to come.

    Ceiling fans make your air conditioner’s work easier when they spin counter-clockwise. Make sure yours are moving in the, ahem, right direction before temps go up.

  • Energy Saving Tip #284

    Is your oven lying to you?

    Very few ovens run true to the temperature on the dial. The small cost of an oven thermometer could save you lots of money and energy—and dry pot roasts. 

  • Energy Saving Tip #105

    Where there’s lint, there may be fire.

    A blocked dryer vent is a fire hazard at worst and an energy suck at best. Keep your vent clear to keep your dryer working efficiently.