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We asked the OhmConnect Staff: Who would you want to spend an #OhmHour with, and what would you do?

It's nice to spend #OhmHours with each other and all, but if we had a chance to grab an hour with anyone in the world, these folks would top our lists.

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Katie Overmonds

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February 21, 2018

OhmConnect
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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Katie Overmonds

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February 21, 2018

Smart Money
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?

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Katie Overmonds

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February 14, 2018

Smart Money
Smart Money

Embrace Minimalism & Make Money: Apps That Pay You To Sell Your Stuff

Thinking of going full KonMari minimalism with your spring cleaning this year? Check out our list of apps that pay you to declutter.

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Katie Overmonds

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February 12, 2018

Home Energy
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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Kyle Pennell

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February 7, 2018

OhmConnect
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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Sophie Lubin

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February 8, 2018

OhmConnect
OhmConnect

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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Katie Overmonds

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February 8, 2018

Home Energy
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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Katie Overmonds

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February 1, 2018

OhmConnect
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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Sophie Lubin

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February 8, 2018

OhmConnect
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.

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Matt Duesterberg

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February 8, 2018

Smart Money
Smart Money

The Mega List of 68 Apps That Will Pay You in 2018

Whether you’re answering a few questions in a survey, mystery shopping in your spare time, or even watching videos, we’ve broken down 68 ways to make money online with apps that will pay you for your participation.

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Katie Overmonds

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January 25, 2018

OhmConnect
OhmConnect

Announcing Mega #OhmHours!

We’ve been listening to the feedback from our community and are happy to introduce a brand-spankin’ new type of #OhmHour that allows you more time to plan and pays out significantly more.

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Katie Overmonds

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February 8, 2018

Home Energy
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.

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Katie Overmonds

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January 18, 2018

OhmConnect
OhmConnect

Beating Your Forecast: Three Steps for #OhmHour Success

There are many factors that influence electricity consumption in the home, and it’s difficult to guarantee #OhmHour success. However, if you follow a few key principles and know some tips and tricks, you can get pretty darn good at it.

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Curtis Tongue

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February 8, 2018

Home Energy
Home Energy

Why did solar get so cheap in the last 20 years?

The price of solar energy has dropped dramatically over the past two decades. Since 2010 alone, the cost of installed solar has dropped 70 percent. But how? And what does the future of solar look like?

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Kyle Pennell

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January 18, 2018

Home Energy
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

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Katie Overmonds

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January 10, 2018

Climate Change
Climate Change

14 Amazing Things That Happened for the Planet in 2017

In 2017, it felt like the global media picked up all of the problems, and none of the solutions. To fix that, here are 14 of the best conservation stories from this year that you probably missed.

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Katie Overmonds

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January 4, 2018

Home Energy
Home Energy

My intention for 2018: 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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December 22, 2017

Climate Change
Climate Change

Not Your Average Eco Gift Guide

Give gifts that will really help reduce your friends and family’s carbon footprint this holiday season.

Smart Money
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.

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Katie Overmonds

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December 18, 2017

Home Energy
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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Katie Overmonds

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December 1, 2017

Home Energy
Home Energy

Gamification for good: How to "level up" your bank account, your relationships and your impact

Energy cashback apps encourage energy conservation behaviours with video gaming principles

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Katie Overmonds

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December 1, 2017

Smart Money
Smart Money

Our 5 Favorite TED Talks to Keep a Flush Bank Account

The best five TED Talks on the internet about personal finance.

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Katie Overmonds

on

December 1, 2017

Climate Change
Climate Change

How Trump’s coal bailout affects your wallet

A few weeks ago, Secretary of Energy Rick Perry proposed a new rule in the electricity sector that would fundamentally change how generators...

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Matt Duesterberg

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December 1, 2017

Smart Money
Smart Money

12 Top Rated Amazon Items to Keep You Cool Without AC

We have heard feedback from the community that achieving the 20% ongoing reductions for Gold is a bit too steep of a challenge for most folks.

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Curtis Tongue

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December 1, 2017

OhmConnect
OhmConnect

Live in California, Texas or Toronto? You’re eligible to be paid for the energy you don’t use.

Missing out on weekly payments? Check out the system that’s paying your neighbours to power down. For us, WWF’s Earth Hour is one of our favourite nights of the year.

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Katie Overmonds

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February 12, 2018

Home Energy
Home Energy

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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December 20, 2017

Smart Money
Smart Money

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

1. Get paid up to $300 to turn off the lights. California, Texas and Toronto residents can earn up to $300/year (depending on your energy savings)

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Katie Overmonds

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December 1, 2017

Climate Change
Climate Change

Energy-sharing apps seeing groundswell in wake of Trump’s Clean Power Plan rollback

While EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s announcement this week of the Trump administration’s intentions to roll back the Obama-era Clean Power Plan

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Katie Overmonds

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December 1, 2017

OhmConnect
OhmConnect

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

You’re well aware that using less energy means a lower utility bill, but did you know you can actually EARN money by powering-down? It’s true

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Curtis Tongue

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February 8, 2018

OhmConnect
OhmConnect

‘Where does the money come from?’ Why you’re entitled to receive payments for your energy savings.

The planet-friendly electricity bill hack that hundreds of California, Texas and Toronto residents are trying this summer

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Katie Overmonds

on

February 8, 2018

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