Smart Money
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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Katie Overmonds

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May 22, 2018

Bills
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!

By

Katie Overmonds

on

May 15, 2018

Save Money
OhmConnect

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!

By

Katie Overmonds

on

May 4, 2018

Internet of Things
Home Energy

Where’s the best place to put my smartplug?

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

By

Katie Overmonds

on

May 3, 2018

Bills
OhmConnect

Super-Couponer Makes Money Every Week With OhmConnect

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

By

Katie Overmonds

on

May 2, 2018

Bills
Smart Money

How to Earn Online: Apps That Pay You in Gift Cards

$20 Target Gift Card For Free? Yes Please!

By

Katie Overmonds

on

April 30, 2018

Save Energy
OhmConnect

What is an #OhmHour?

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

By

Katie Overmonds

on

April 26, 2018

Unplug
OhmConnect

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

April 26, 2018

Save Energy
OhmConnect

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

on

April 24, 2018

Save Energy
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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

April 24, 2018

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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Katie Overmonds

on

April 18, 2018

Save Money
OhmConnect

MEGA #OhmHour Winner Rachael Earned A $1000 Target Spending Spree!

She turned off her lights, we sent her to Target.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

April 17, 2018

Bills
OhmConnect

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

on

April 13, 2018

Bills
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?

By

Katie Overmonds

on

April 12, 2018

Save 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?

By

Katie Overmonds

on

March 26, 2018

Smart Money
Smart Money

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!

By

Katie Overmonds

on

March 22, 2018

PG&E
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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

March 19, 2018

Internet of Things
Home Energy

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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

March 19, 2018

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?

By

Katie Overmonds

on

March 16, 2018

Save Energy
OhmConnect

OhmConnect Super User Reaches 100 Consecutive Events!

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

By

Katie Overmonds

on

March 16, 2018

SCE
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

By

Katie Overmonds

on

March 16, 2018

Smart Money
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

By

Katie Overmonds

on

March 16, 2018

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)

By

Katie Overmonds

on

March 16, 2018

Internet of Things
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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

March 16, 2018

Climate Change
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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

March 16, 2018

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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

March 16, 2018

Internet of Things
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

By

Katie Overmonds

on

March 16, 2018

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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

March 16, 2018

Bills
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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

March 16, 2018

Internet of Things
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. ‍

By

Katie Overmonds

on

March 16, 2018

Save Energy
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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

March 16, 2018

Bills
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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

February 12, 2018

Climate Change
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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

February 8, 2018

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

By

Katie Overmonds

on

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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

January 4, 2018

Save 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

By

Katie Overmonds

on

December 22, 2017

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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

December 18, 2017

Save 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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

December 1, 2017

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