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Extreme Heat Waves Mean Extreme Demand On The Energy Grid

OhmConnect customers playing a key role in electricity management this summer

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WIN A Trip To The Ritz-Carlton in Lake Tahoe In This Week’s MEGA Summer Giveaway!

Just unplug for an hour this week for a chance to see the sights in Lake Tahoe.

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Win a $5,000 Open Table Tab In This Week’s MEGA Summer Giveaway!

For the next 52 #OhmHours, we’ve got dinner covered. All you have to do is unplug.

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They Beat Their MEGA #OhmHour Goal, We Gave Them Each $1000 Amazon Gift Cards

Scoring $1000 for one hour of unplugging is probably the best paying gig around!

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Why This Summer Is The BEST Time To Connect Your Utility To OhmConnect

You can get paid to save energy with OhmConnect all year ‘round. But here’s why you’ll want to do it right now.

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What’s the Difference Between a Flex Alert and an #OhmHour?

Did you know you can get paid to help the state of California manage the energy grid?

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Home Energy

California Mom Has Earned $290 So Far This Year With Smart Home Tech

Easy-to-install, the Hive Welcome Home pack pays her family each month for their home’s excess energy

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Home Energy

Predict Your #OhmHour Results Future Just By Stepping Outside

Want to know EXACTLY how much energy you’re using during an #OhmHour? Head straight to the meter.

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WIN A Weekend In Monterey In This Week’s MEGA Summer Giveaway!

Just unplug for an hour this week for a chance to kick up your heels in Monterey Bay.

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Home Energy

Smart Thermostats 101: All You Need To Know To Upgrade & Save On Your Energy Bill

Why you need a smart thermostat (if you don’t already have one) and how IT can pay YOU for your energy

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OhmConnect

Oakland Resident Wins A Trip To Iceland Just For Unplugging Once Per Week

Darlington Ikwuemesibe is the latest winner of OhmConnect’s MEGA Summer Live contest

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Smart Money

8 Apps That Help You Earn Money at Home

Don’t just play Candy Crush - use your smartphone to earn money while you’re hanging out at home!

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WIN 1 of 5 $1000 Amazon Gift Cards In This Week’s MEGA Summer Giveaway!

Unplug for an hour this week and get started on your Amazon daydreaming.

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SoCal Resident Uses Smart Home Tech & Strategy To Earn Almost $200 Per Month Without Lifting a Finger

He unplugs for a few hours every month, and gets paid big bucks for his energy savings. You can too!

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WIN A Trip To Iceland In This Week’s MEGA Summer Giveaway!

All you have to do is save energy, and you could be off on the trip of a lifetime.

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Smart Money

4 Apps That PAY You To Save On Bills

Go beyond saving money on your bills. Earn some too!

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WIN A Trip To Disneyland In This Week’s MEGA Summer Giveaway!

All you have to do is save energy, and you + your family or friends could be off to the happiest place on earth.

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OhmConnect Super User Has Earned Nearly $9000 in Two Years

She’s learned the tricks to earning big during #OhmHours and getting others on board

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WIN A $5000 Target Shopping Spree In This Week’s MEGA Summer #OhmHour!

Succeed at a MEGA #OhmHour this week? You could be getting the VIP treatment at Target.

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Home Energy

Pocket $445 Per Year By Connecting Your OhmConnect Account With A Smart Thermostat

Thermostats that learn your habits, adjust accordingly and even participate in #OhmHours without you lifting a finger? Money. (Literally.)

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Smart Money

13 Apps and Services That Save (& Earn!) Parents Money

Kids can be expensive. We've rounded up a list of apps that can help you save when it's needed most, and in some cases even earn money!

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Home Energy

9 Helpful Apps for Homeowners

Keep your bills in check, rent your extra space or get paid to save energy with the apps and services on this list

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OhmConnect

MEGA Summer is here!

Win $100,000 and other cool prizes by showing off your energy saving skills this summer!

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OhmConnect

How Much Can I Make With OhmConnect?

New to OhmConnect and only making pennies on each #OhmHour? Learn from the pro’s who earn thousands every year - and get on the fast track to major points.

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OhmConnect

Fresno-Area Family Cashes Out $150 in Just 45 Days With OhmConnect

… and brings their PG&E bill down from $1000 to $150 per month!

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Smart Money

47 Money Saving Tips & Ideas

Want to go on holiday this summer but don't have the funds? Check out these tips for how to put some jangle in your pocket, stat.

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Home Energy

Duck Hunt: How OhmConnect Is Helping Solve Renewable Energy's Greatest Challenge

Heard of "the duck curve"? It's a thorn in solar energy's side, and we're here to put a stop to it.

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How To Control When You Receive #OhmHours For Convenience & Maximum Earnings

Insider tip: You may think you want to plan an #OhmHour for when you’re normally not at home - here’s why you shouldn’t.

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How I Crush My #OhmHours When My Home Is Already Energy Efficient

I have a “low baseline” in OhmConnect terms, meaning my home doesn’t use much energy. Here’s how I still earn big rewards.

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Home Energy

11 Smart (& Easy!) Ways to Pay Less for Utilities

Most of us are overpaying for utilities - here's how to stop.

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NEW: Cash Out Your OhmConnect Points as Target or Amazon Gift Cards

Forgot your nephew’s birthday? OhmConnect’s got you covered. Now you can get an instant gift card delivered to your email inbox!

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How I Crush My #OhmHours When My Home Is A One-Bedroom Apartment

I have a “low baseline” in OhmConnect terms, meaning my home doesn’t use much energy. Here’s how I still earn big rewards.

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What Are These OhmConnect “Power-up Cards” I Keep Hearing About?

The (not so) secret way some OhmConnect users are earning BIG bucks

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Home Energy

‘Energy Sharing’ the newest addition to the sharing economy

Got power to spare? New ‘Airbnb of energy’ services will buy your unused energy, paying you to turn off your lights.

Utilities
Home Energy

Pushing The Green Button: How to Access Your Home’s Energy Data to Save (& Even Earn) Money

Imagine seeing your energy usage in near real time and being able to make immediate changes to improve efficiency. That’s the power of Green Button.

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Making #OhmHours A Family Affair: One User Shows Us How It's Done

Think you can’t do #OhmHours with kids? Think again. This San Diego family thinks of unplugged time as the highlight of their week.

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OhmConnect

27 OhmConnect Users Take Home an Extra $50 For Flipping Their Circuit Breakers

This week, 27 users got the email about the upcoming MEGA #OhmHour in their inbox, flipped their breakers and got an extra 5000 points ($50) deposited into their OhmConnect account. Amazing, right?

Climate Change
Climate Change

Earth Day 2018: How Kids Can Help The Planet This Month

It's 2018 and action for the planet is needed more than ever. Here is a roundup of some of our favorite ways that kids can take action to help the planet this Earth Day.

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Climate Change

Why can’t we run on 100% renewable energy?

California is aiming to run on 50% renewable energy by 2030 and Hawaii has pledged to reach 100% renewables by 2045 ... but why not now?

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Announcing MEGA #OhmHours!

Get ready to earn higher rewards when you dig deep during upcoming MEGA #OhmHours

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Home Energy

Where’s the best place to put my smartplug?

You got a smartplug - now be smart about where you put it.

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Smart Money

44 Apps That Give You Free Stuff (Money, Too)

Here you’ll find a list of the best apps that pay, offer cool stuff, and some that literally give away free food.

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He went for a walk with his kids, we gave him $5000.

“I thought it was a scam!” OhmConnect Platinum user takes home this week’s big MEGA #OhmHour prize.

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OhmConnect

What is an #OhmHour?

You heard you could get paid to turn off your lights, so you signed up for OhmConnect. Now what?

Climate Change
Home Energy

Why Do We Need Natural Gas Plants?

If renewable energy is the best thing since sliced bread, why don't we use it all the time?

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OhmConnect

“How Do My #OhmHour Points Get Calculated?” Understanding Your Forecast to Maximize Earnings

One of the most common questions we get asked is how an #OhmHour baseline is calculated. Learn the ins and outs to maximize your earnings.

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Home Energy

How I Crushed My #OhmHour Baseline: Turning Circuit Breakers Off

Heard of "energy vampires"? Find out which appliances and electronics might be sucking power, even when they're turned off.

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Climate Change

For Earth Hour 2018, Get Paid To Power Down

Earth Hour 2018 is March 24, from 8:30-9:30 PM. Will you unplug for the planet?

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Home Energy

What Are the Pros and Cons of Installing Solar Panels?

Installing solar panels is a smart choice for lots of reasons, but there are some downsides associated with solar energy, too. Before investing in solar power, it’s important to consider both the pros and cons.

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Home Energy

Got Your Utility Bill Handy? These Services Use Your Home’s Energy Data to Save You Money & Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

All you need to know is your SDG&E, SCE, SMUD, or PG&E login information and you’re set to go.

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OhmConnect Super User Reaches 100 Consecutive Events!

OhmConnect superstar Sylvester shares his tips for reaching the incredible milestone.

Bills
Home Energy

How To Reduce Your Home's Carbon Footprint And Stop Money From Flying Out The Window

Here’s a quick roundup of the incentives available in California, and how to get the most bang for your home retrofit buck.

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OhmConnect

Earn More With A Buddy: Introducing OhmConnect's New Way to Make Money

You want more points. We listened. That’s why we made Buddy.

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Smart Money

If You Live Almost Anywhere in California, This Service Could Make You $300

You probably already know that doing this will help you save on your electric bill. But did you know it could also bank you up to $300 per year?

Internet of Things
Home Energy

How Lithium Powers The World

As the cost of lithium battery packs continues to decline, technologies like the Tesla Model 3, Nissan Leaf and Tesla Powerwall are setting up the power storage unit for major growth in the coming years. So just how does it work?

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OhmConnect

Reap the Referral Rewards: More ways to earn with OhmConnect!

This week marks the launch of a brand spankin’ new referral program. We've made tweaks to our process to make earning money and saving energy even easier (and more profitable) than it already is.

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OhmConnect Goes To Yale!

We’re hitting the airwaves this week to talk about the energy sharing movement with the team at Yale Climate Connections.

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Home Energy

The Future Is Now With Home Automation. But What Is It & Why Do We Need It?

Wherever you decide to start, a small investment in some smart home technology will help you take the first step towards simplifying your home and your life – and you'll save more than just time. ‍

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OhmConnect

Make Money With Your OhmConnect Referral Link! 7 Email Templates to Get Your Friends and Family On Board

Whether you’re an independent user or a top-notch sharer, wouldn’t it be great if you had some more specific content you could share with your network to help get new referrals on board? Well, you’ve come to the right place.

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OhmConnect

OhmConnect’s 2017 Impact Results: What We Accomplished, Together

Our intention is to replace the worst polluting power plants with smarter usage, and with your help, we saw that happen in 2017.

Internet of Things
Home Energy

OhmConnect is now live on IFTTT!

There are hundreds of actions you can take on IFTTT to make your life more seamless, connected and integrated - and to help you maximize your earnings with OhmConnect.

Internet of Things
Home Energy

The Silver Lining to America’s Tech Obsession

Smartphones and tablets keep getting smaller, replacing energy-hogging TVs and PCs while saving on raw materials

Bills
Smart Money

The dirty secret in your investment portfolio

New research shows your investment portfolio may have more of an impact on your carbon footprint than any other individual action - including having a child.

Utilities
Home Energy

The 12 Days of Energy Savings

The holiday season is generally a heavy time for energy use, but that doesn't you can’t keep your utility bill in check. Check out 12 tips to help you save energy and money at home during the holidays.

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