Smart Money
Prizes

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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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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Prizes

Win 1 of 5 $1000 Airbnb Credits In This Week’s MEGA Summer Giveaway!

Always wanted to stay a few nights in a luxury treehouse? Now’s your chance.

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

Save Money
User Stories

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

Bills
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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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

Bills
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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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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
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

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

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November 30, 2017

Save Energy
Prizes

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

Pack your bags! One lucky OhmConnect community member and a guest will win the trip of a lifetime around the Hawaiian Islands

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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

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January 9, 2019

Save Energy
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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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

Save Energy
Prizes

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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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

Save Energy
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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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

Save Energy
Prizes

Win A $250 Home Depot Gift Card In This Week’s Prize #OhmHour!

50 lucky OhmConnect community members will be going home with a prize this week. What home project could you get started on with $250?

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

Save Energy
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

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

Bills
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?

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

Save Energy
Prizes

Win a $100 REI Gift Card in the latest Prize #OhmHour Giveaway!

100 lucky OhmConnect community members will be going home with a prize on December 9. What would you do with $100 at REI?

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

Save Energy
Prizes

Win an Apple Smart Watch Series 4 in the latest Prize #OhmHour Giveaway!

You’re already smart about your energy savings. Why not have the smart-tech gear to match?

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

Save Energy
User Stories

OhmConnect Super User Reaches 100 Consecutive Events!

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

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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

Smart Money
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

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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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

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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Katie Overmonds

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November 30, 2017

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.

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Katie Overmonds

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November 30, 2017

Save Energy
User Stories

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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January 9, 2019

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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November 30, 2017

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. ‍

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Katie Overmonds

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November 30, 2017

Save Energy
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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Katie Overmonds

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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

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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.

By

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.

By

Katie Overmonds

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November 30, 2017

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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

November 30, 2017

Bills
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?

By

Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

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

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

Save Energy
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.)

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Katie Overmonds

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November 30, 2017

Save Money
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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Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

Save Money
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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Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

Save Energy
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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Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

Save Energy
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!

By

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

Save Energy
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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

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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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

Save Energy
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!

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

Save Energy
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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Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

Save Energy
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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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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

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

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

By

Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

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

By

Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

Unplug
Prizes

Win A $5000 Home Makeover In This Week’s MEGA Summer Live Giveaway!

Make your Pinterest board come to life with $5000 from Houzz.

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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

Save Money
User Stories

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.”

By

Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

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

By

Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

Bills
Prizes

Your energy bill for a FULL YEAR paid if you win this week’s Prize #OhmHour Giveaway!

Energy bills can be a serious drag. Let us lighten your load!

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Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

Save Energy
Prizes

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

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

By

Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

Save Energy
Prizes

Win $500 in Cold Hard Cash In This Week’s MEGA Summer Giveaway!

10 winners. $500 each. Will you be one of this week’s lucky energy savers?

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Katie Overmonds

on

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

on

January 9, 2019

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.

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Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

Save Energy
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!)

By

Katie Overmonds

on

November 30, 2017

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

Save Money
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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Katie Overmonds

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January 9, 2019

Save Money
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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

Save Energy
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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

November 30, 2017

Save Money
Prizes

WIN 1 of 50 $100 Target Gift Cards In This Week’s Prize #OhmHour Giveaway!

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

By

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

Save Energy
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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

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!

By

Katie Overmonds

on

January 9, 2019

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

By

Katie Overmonds

on

November 30, 2017

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