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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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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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Prizes

Second chance to win your energy bill for a FULL YEAR!

When a giveaway is as popular as this one was, we do it again!

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Prizes

Win $100 Cash in This Week’s Prize #OhmHour!

The winter season might be quieter, but the chances to earn don’t stop.

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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.

Prizes

Tell us what you think! We’re all ears.

We’re evolving, and we want your help shaping the future of OhmConnect!

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Climate Change

7 New Year’s Resolutions That’ll Make You Money & Help The Planet

Happy New Year! Make this year’s resolutions count with goals that won’t just reward you but give the planet a high-five too.

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Prizes

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

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

Climate Change
Prizes

Win a $150 Donation To The Charity Of Your Choice This Prize #OhmHour!

It’s the time of year to give back to those who need it most. Let’s make a big difference, together.

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User Stories

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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Prizes

Win a $250 Amazon Gift Card in the latest Prize #OhmHour Giveaway!

50 lucky OhmConnect community members will be going home with a prize on November 25. How much holiday shopping can you do with $250?

Prizes

Announcing More Ways To Win With OhmConnect!

Share your favorite #OhmHour moments on social media and you could be going home with $100

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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Prizes

Win A Trip For Two to Costa Rica In This Week’s Prize #OhmHour!

Pack your bags! Three lucky OhmConnect community members will get the chance to go on a trip of a lifetime to Costa Rica

Bills
User Stories

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

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

Bills
User Stories

Bakersfield Family Pays Entire Year’s Energy Bill With Earnings From OhmConnect

Last year, their annual PG&E ‘True-Up’ bill came in at $1400. In just three months of participating in #OhmHours, they’ve earned almost enough to pay it in full.

Wifi Thermostats
User Stories

A Smart Thermostat Saved One OhmConnect User 25% On Their Energy Bill This Summer

It’s been HOT this summer, but the energy savings have been real for one family, without them lifting a finger

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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

Internet of Things
Prizes

Win a Smart Home Overhaul In This Week’s MEGA Summer Giveaway!

Ten lucky folks will get a complete smart home overhaul on us. Get a Nest Learning Thermostat, Nest Hello, Nest Cam Indoor, smart plugs, and more. Score!

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Prizes

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

Can you unplug for an hour this week? Then you could earn your family the VIP treatment at Disneyland.

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WIN a $5000 Target Run In This Week’s MEGA Summer Giveaway!

Can you unplug for an hour this week? Then you could earn yourself the VIP treatment at Target.

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Prizes

WIN 1 of 5 VoltBike Electric Bicycles In This Week’s MEGA Summer Giveaway!

Five lucky OhmConnect community members will win a VoltBike for easy and battery-powered way of getting around town.

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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Climate Change

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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Prizes

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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Prizes

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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User Stories

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!

Wifi Thermostats
User Stories

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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Prizes

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.

Wifi Thermostats
Smart Home

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

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

Smart Money
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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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User Stories

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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Prizes

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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Prizes

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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User Stories

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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Prizes

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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Smart Home

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.)

Bills
Smart Home

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

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!

Bills
Smart Home

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

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

Utilities
Smart Home

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.

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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User Stories

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 2019: How Kids Can Help The Planet This Month

It's 2019 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?

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.

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.

Climate Change
Smart Home

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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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?

Bills
Smart Home

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.

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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User Stories

OhmConnect Super User Reaches 100 Consecutive Events!

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

Bills
Smart Home

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.

Internet of Things
Smart Home

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?

Internet of Things
Smart Home

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. ‍

Internet of Things
Smart Home

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
Climate Change

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
Smart Home

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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