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10 low-cost and low-waste ways to dazzle your guests this holiday season

Take the stress (and supersized costs) out of your holiday planning this year

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November 30, 2017

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He clicked on an ad to get a free smart plug, and won $2,000

Plus he’s upgraded his home’s energy efficiency with smart home tech throughout

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

Bills
Prizes

Your Utility Bills For A Whole Year Could Be Paid By OhmConnect

If you’re this week’s MEGA Summer winner, you can say goodbye to stress about your utility bill.

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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Win an ENERGY STAR Washer Dryer Combo in This Week’s MEGA Summer Giveaway!

Laundry day can be fun again if you’re this week’s winner.

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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Win your childcare costs covered for the Summer in this week's MEGA Summer draw!

At the best of times, raising a baby or a child isn’t an easy (or sometimes even affordable) job. 

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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Win a Peloton Bike & 1-Year Membership in This Week's MEGA Summer Giveaway!

Staying at home doesn’t have to mean giving up on your fitness goals.

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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Win one of 50 $100 Amazon Gift Cards in the latest MEGA Summer Giveaway!

50 lucky OhmConnect community members will be going home with a prize on July 26. How many home essentials can you find with $100?

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

Bills
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Win $250 Cash in This Week's MEGA Summer Giveaway

What would YOU do with some fast cash in your pocket? 

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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Win $50 Cash in This Week's MEGA Summer Giveaway

Who couldn't use some extra cash in their pocket?

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

Prizes

Win a 4-piece set of Energy Star Appliances in This Week’s MEGA Summer Giveaway!

Energy efficiency just got a heck of a lot easier.

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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Win a deluxe home entertainment system in this week's MEGA Summer Giveaway!

Can’t go to the movies anymore? Bring the theater to you!

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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User Stories

Winning Wednesday Winner Uses OhmHours To Unplug and Reconnect

Her offline time won her her energy bills paid for the summer!

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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User Stories

Temecula, CA family earns $800+ in less than a year of participating in #OhmHours

Getting paid to ensure their son has a better environment to grow up in? Count us in!

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

Smart Money
Smart Home

These 9 Electricity Bill Hacks Could Save You ~$2000 Per Year

Get paid hundreds of dollars, just for unplugging.

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Katie Overmonds

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November 30, 2017

Internet of Things
User Stories

Smart-home skeptic changes his tune to save the planet

For Alan Mirviss from San Francisco, the decision to install smart plugs in his home to optimize his family’s #OhmHours wasn’t an easy one.

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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My intention for 2022: Reducing screen time and tethering to real life experiences

9 tips and tricks for reducing the amount of time you and your kids spend in front of a screen this year

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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OhmConnect Super User Reaches 100 Consecutive Events!

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

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

Internet of Things
Smart Home

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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Katie Overmonds

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November 30, 2017

Bills
User Stories

Super-Couponer Makes Money Every Week With OhmConnect

Receipt Hog? Ibotta? She’s tried ‘em all.

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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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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Katie Overmonds

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November 30, 2017

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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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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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California Man Hacked His Energy Bill - Now He EARNS Almost $500 Per Month!

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

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

PG&E
User Stories

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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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

SDG&E
User Stories

San Diego Couple Makes #OhmHour Nights Date Nights - & They Get Paid To Do It!

Getting paid to go for a walk or out for dinner sounds like a pretty great deal to JR and Eileen.

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

Internet of Things
User Stories

OhmConnect User Earns More Than $650 Without His Family Even Realizing They’re Participating

A few smart home devices allowed Joel and his family to participate in #OhmHours without even noticing

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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MEGA Summer Winner Wins MEGA Prize & Gets Engaged On The Same Day!

“It was so many good things in such a short period of time - it felt unreal.”

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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OhmConnect Referrals Bring In Some Serious Extra Cash for Apple Valley Resident

She signed up for OhmConnect three months ago & already earned nearly $2500

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

Wifi Thermostats
User Stories

OhmHours The First Step To Whole Home Efficiency for Valley Springs Homeowners

It started with an OhmHour, then a smart thermostat. Now this family is on the journey to sustainability.

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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New Parents Get Extra Money For Diapers & Some Quality Baby Time During #OhmHours

“Our new conservation habits are helping us contribute some extra money towards our son’s education fund.”

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

Bills
Prizes

This month’s rent or mortgage payment is on us!

The weight of your mortgage weighing you down? Take a load off when you’re this week’s Prize #OhmHour winner.

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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Prize OhmHour Winner Taking Cash Prize & Going To Disneyland

(It only took a few tries to convince her that the prize was real!)

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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The MEGA Summer 2020 Grand Prize: Your Energy Bills Paid for Life!

Qualify five times this summer to be eligible for MEGA Summer’s Grand Prize.

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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OhmConnect Customer Has Earned More Than $11,000 For Her Energy Savings

She started out earning 37 cents per OhmHour. Last year, she pulled in more than $3000.

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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MEGA Summer Prize Winner Taking Mom on Trip of a Lifetime

“My Mom said before she died, she’d love to see NYC. I promised myself I’d be able to make her dreams come true and now I can.”

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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OhmConnecter Making His Groceries More Planet-Friendly After MEGA Win

Local, organic food no longer out of reach for MEGA Summer Giveaway winner

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

Bills
Smart Home

The Hidden Expense of Raising Kids That No Mom Blogs Tell You About

If you're not careful, the costs can add up in a BIG way.

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Katie Overmonds

on

November 30, 2017

SDG&E
User Stories

Prize OhmHour Winner Wins Without Knowing She’d Participated in a Prize OhmHour!

Normally she earns a few dollars every OhmHour. This time, Sophia from San Diego won her mortgage paid for the month.

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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OhmConnect Cash Prize Brings 8-Year-Old’s Birthday Party to Life

Temecula Mom and daughter celebrate their energy efficiency with a $100 prize

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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OhmConnect Customer Wins Major Prize - Without Even Realizing He’d Qualified!

Referring a friend to OhmConnect paid off BIG for our latest prize winner.

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

Bills
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Win $100 Cash in This Week’s MEGA Summer Giveaway!

We’ll be drawing 50 lucky users to go home with this week’s MEGA Summer Giveaway prizes.

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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Timing is Everything - How Staggering Your Energy Use Could Save You a Bundle

The price of electricity can vary from day to day and even by hour. Are you getting the best rates on your energy bill?

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Katie Overmonds

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November 30, 2017

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User Stories

OhmConnect Customer Takes Home $3000 Prize After Automating Home With Smart Plugs

“My appliances all turn off on their own when there’s an #OhmHour, which is pretty cool.”

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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Win 1 of 5 $500 Target Gift Cards In This Week’s MEGA Summer giveaway!

Can you use less power for an hour this week? Then get started on your Target spree daydreaming!

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Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

Bills
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MEGA Summer Prize Winner Replaces Car With Prize Winnings

“This could not have come at a better time!”

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Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

Prizes

Win 1 of 10 Google Nest Hello Doorbells in this week's MEGA Summer Giveaway!

‍Unplug once this week to have a chance to score some new front door swag. 

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Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

Climate Change
Climate Change

OhmConnect community more critical than ever in record-breaking heat

Big rewards are on the line as temps soar above 100°F

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Katie Overmonds

on

November 30, 2017

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User Stories

MEGA Summer winner earns ~$1000 in a year of energy saving

“My rewards started around $2 per OhmHour but I stuck with it and it just started to grow”

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

PG&E
Climate Change

What’s the difference between a rotating power outage and a PSPS?

The low-down on Public Safety Power Shutoffs - why they happen and how you can prepare

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Katie Overmonds

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November 30, 2017

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MEGA Summer Prize Winner Qualified Automatically With a Smart Thermostat

“We have a Honeywell and not only did it win us the prize, we save money on our monthly bills too.”

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

SDG&E
User Stories

San Diego Resident Wins $3500 in a Prize OhmHour Giveaway and Shares Her Energy Saving Hacks

She joined OhmConnect just over a month ago and has already struck it rich!

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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OhmConnect prize winner lets her smart devices do the work

Smart plugs, a smart thermostat and an electric car that charges overnight make OhmHours a breeze

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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Prize Winner Participates In OhmConnect Without Roommate Even Knowing

His energy savings paid off when he won his energy bill paid for the full year

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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The OhmConnect Wheel Brings a Big Win!

She spun the Wheel, won four prize entries … then the trip to Disneyland!

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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OhmConnect Customer Uses Referral Rewards To Build Butterfly Garden For Local School

She’s already raised nearly $1000 for their Huntington Beach elementary school

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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OhmConnect Customer Goes All In With Her Watts and Wins $5000!

“I probably could have cashed out around $250 but we just went for it, and we got lucky!”

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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She lost her job, got Covid … and won a day at the spa

Her luck changed when she won the big prize on the OhmConnect Wheel

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Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

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Smart Home

Smart Plug Life Hacks to Make Your Home More Efficient and Just Plain More Fun

Is a smart plug your home's best friend yet? It should be!

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Katie Overmonds

on

November 30, 2017

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User Stories

Small tweaks to their home cooling won this Bakersfield family a $3,500 prize

“A lot of the time we don’t even notice, yet we’re saving energy”

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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OhmConnect merch is now in the Rewards Marketplace!

Look good and do good with your sweet new sunnies.

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Katie Overmonds

on

November 30, 2017

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User Stories

San Jose physician for homeless awarded 1 million Watts

She’s been chosen as a winner of the Thanks a Million campaign for her COVID heroism

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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Public utilities worker honored with 1 million Watts

He got up every morning at 3:30 a.m. to make sure the lights and the water stayed on for hospitals and care facilities

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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Northern California man wins major prize from Ohmconnect after friends thought program was a scam

Smart plugs and a smart thermostat bring his 1800’s Victorian home into the future

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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Visalia nurse who distributed handmade masks honored with 1 Million Watts

“I come from a family of first responders so it’s just in my life to help others”

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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New Californian joins OhmConnect to help the planet and wins $1500 prize

“The prizes aren’t my main motivation - I truly never expected to win”

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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User Stories

More than 50,000 multi-family homes unplug for the planet

They’ve already taken nearly 1 Gigawatt of energy off the grid collectively

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Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

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User Stories

Napa County resident wins $2,500 from OhmConnect after devastating Glass Fire

Her luck took a turn for the better when she spun the Wheel

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Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

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User Stories

Prize winner hoping his good luck will convince friends to try OhmConnect

“There’s literally nothing to lose. Why not give it a try?”

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Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

Smart Home

MEGA Summer is back at OhmConnect!

Find out how to win and earn *big* as the weather heats up

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Katie Overmonds

on

November 30, 2017

Bills
User Stories

OhmConnect member joins to fight high energy bills, wins major prize

“Electricity is expensive! OhmConnect is a great way to save some of that money.”

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Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

Bills
User Stories

OhmConnect Prize Winner Using Cash to Go on Dream Vacation

Longtime member’s energy-saving habits have paid off

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Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

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User Stories

OhmConnect Member Used Home Automation to Score Major Prize

A suite of smart home technologies means earning rewards is easy

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Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

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User Stories

Top OhmConnect Referrer Takes Home $1,000 Prize for CoHousing Community

Welcome Pleasant Hill Cohousing to the OhmConnect community!

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Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

PG&E
Smart Home

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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Katie Overmonds

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November 30, 2017

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Climate Change

For Earth Hour 2021, Get Paid To Power Down

Earth Hour 2021 is March 27th, from 8:30-9:30 PM. Will you unplug for the planet?

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Katie Overmonds

on

November 30, 2017

Internet of Things
Smart Home

Making Your Home a Smart Home Has Never Been Easier or Cheaper

OhmConnect has partnered with Hive to give you 20% off a Smart Home Starter Pack.

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Katie Overmonds

on

November 30, 2017

Bills
User Stories

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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Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

Climate Change
Climate Change

Earth Day 2021: How Kids Can Help The Planet This Month

It's 2021 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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Katie Overmonds

on

November 30, 2017

Unplug
User Stories

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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Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

Bills
User Stories

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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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

Smart Money
User Stories

Engineers Without Borders Puts Their OhmConnect Referral Rewards To Good Use

The San Francisco Chapter of EWB used some savvy OhmConnect strategies to fundraise for their cause

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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User Stories

Meet The Family Who Won The Disneyland Trip In a MEGA Summer Giveaway!

Escondido-area Dad takes his two girls on the trip of a lifetime after powering down during a MEGA OhmHour.

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Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

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Smart Home

It’s our favorite holiday of the year … Energy Efficiency Day!

We’ve rounded up the absolute best ways to celebrate this year. (Psst - a few of them will even pay you!)

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Katie Overmonds

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November 30, 2017

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Final Weeks To Score $100 For Sharing Your #OhmHour Moments!

Share your #OhmHour photos and videos until December 23 for your chance to win.

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Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

Bills
User Stories

Longtime OhmConnect user and California Dad wins free energy for a year

Irvine, CA family wins their SCE energy bills paid for a year in our latest Prize OhmHour giveaway

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

Bills
Smart Home

Could you 'Marie Kondo' your power usage and shrink your energy bill?

Take a lesson from the queen of clean and tidy up your energy usage to pay less for power.

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Katie Overmonds

on

November 30, 2017

Unplug
User Stories

Meet Chris from San Diego, the latest Prize OhmHour winner!

He’s figured out a way to not only beat his OhmHour goals, but cut down his energy bills too.

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

Bills
User Stories

Latest Prize OhmHour Winner Using Money to Pay for Dream Wedding

Michelle from Murrieta, CA struck it rich -- just for unplugging once per week.

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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User Stories

How to Bring Kids Into The Fun of OhmHours

OhmHour over the dinner hour? During bathtime? OhmConnect customers show us how OhmHours with kids can be done - and celebrated!

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Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

Bills
User Stories

Carlsbad Family Wins Their Cell Phone Bill Paid For The Year - Just For Using Less Energy!

They unplug once per week and last month, their small action won them a big prize.

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Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

SDG&E
User Stories

Family Flips Circuit Breaker Weekly for Unplugged Family Time

Their dedication to fully powering down during #OhmHours scored them a $5000 prize!

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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