Energy Saving Tips > “Operate your appliances when energy demand is low”

 

How and when you use electric energy can make a difference.

 

Nebraska’s electric system must be flexible to supply reliable power to homes, businesses, and industries under a wide variety of conditions.

 

This takes a complex system of power plants, substations, transmission and distribution lines to get energy to where it needs to go. As an energy consumer, there are many things you can do to reduce energy usage, particularly during hot days in the summer months when demand for electricity is typically at its highest.

 

These EnergyWise tips include:

Your public power electric utility wants you to get the most value for your money, each and every time you turn on a switch. It costs far less to save a kilowatt-hour than it does to build a new power plant to generate one.

 

For more information, contact your local public power utility.

 

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