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Diamonds Are An Energy Saver’s Best Friend

Introducing Diamond status! Read on for important updates on changes to #OhmHour streaks and status levels.

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Sophie Lubin

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November 13, 2018

Bills
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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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November 13, 2018

Bills
OhmConnect

How We Get Paid (So You Can Get Paid, Too)

A look behind-the-scenes at the energy market, and what that means for OhmConnect as we grow (Spoiler: It’s all about just a handful of hours!)

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Curtis Tongue

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November 13, 2018

OhmConnect

Announcing More Ways To Win With OhmConnect!

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

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Sophie Lubin

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October 24, 2018

Save Energy
OhmConnect

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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October 29, 2018

Save Energy
OhmConnect

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?

By

Katie Overmonds

on

October 22, 2018

Save Energy
OhmConnect

61 Ways To Spend an #OhmHour

Got an #OhmHour coming your way and not sure how to spend it? Check out this list of suggestions from the OhmConnect community!

By

Katie Overmonds

on

October 16, 2018

Save Money
OhmConnect

“Why can I only cash out once per month?”

Our cash-out process is changing - here’s why.

By

Sophie Lubin

on

October 9, 2018

Save Energy
OhmConnect

The #OhmHours May Slow Down, But The Fun Doesn’t Stop This Season

Don’t let the winter blues get you down. OhmConnect’s big prizes are stickin’ around!

By

Curtis Tongue

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October 11, 2018

Save Energy
OhmConnect

The Impact of OhmConnect's MEGA Summer

Your Summer energy savings planted HOW many trees?!

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Curtis Tongue

on

October 10, 2018

Save Energy
OhmConnect

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

September 18, 2018

Bills
OhmConnect

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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

September 17, 2018

Save Energy
OhmConnect

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?

By

Katie Overmonds

on

September 10, 2018

Save Energy
OhmConnect

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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

September 4, 2018

Save Money
OhmConnect

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

August 28, 2018

Save Energy
OhmConnect

“Is OhmConnect a scam?”

It’s our most frequently asked question, so let’s get to the bottom of it. Spoiler alert: It’s not! ;)

By

Katie Overmonds

on

August 27, 2018

Unplug
OhmConnect

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

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

By

Katie Overmonds

on

August 27, 2018

Smart Money
OhmConnect

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

August 21, 2018

Save Energy
OhmConnect

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

August 13, 2018

Save Energy
OhmConnect

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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

August 6, 2018

Save Energy
OhmConnect

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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

July 29, 2018

Save Energy
OhmConnect

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.

By

Curtis Tongue

on

July 22, 2018

Save Energy
OhmConnect

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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

July 17, 2018

Save Energy
OhmConnect

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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

July 10, 2018

Save Energy
OhmConnect

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!

By

Katie Overmonds

on

July 7, 2018

Smart Money
OhmConnect

Why This Summer Is The BEST Time To Connect Your Utility To OhmConnect

You can get paid to save energy with OhmConnect all year ‘round. But here’s why you’ll want to do it right now.

By

Curtis Tongue

on

July 4, 2018

Save Energy
OhmConnect

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

July 2, 2018

PG&E
OhmConnect

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

By

Katie Overmonds

on

June 29, 2018

Smart Money
OhmConnect

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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

June 25, 2018

Save Energy
OhmConnect

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

on

June 20, 2018

Save Energy
OhmConnect

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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

June 18, 2018

Save Energy
OhmConnect

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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

June 11, 2018

Save Money
OhmConnect

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

By

Katie Overmonds

on

June 20, 2018

Save Money
OhmConnect

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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

June 6, 2018

Save Money
OhmConnect

MEGA Summer is here!

Win $100,000 and other cool prizes by showing off your energy saving skills this summer!

By

Curtis Tongue

on

November 13, 2018

Smart Money
OhmConnect

Mom Takes Her Family To Disneyland With $1200 She's Earned With OhmConnect

“It’s been the easiest money we’ve ever made.”

By

Katie Overmonds

on

October 10, 2018

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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

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 Energy
OhmConnect

How To Control When You Receive #OhmHours For Convenience & Maximum Earnings

Insider tip: You may think you want to plan an #OhmHour for when you’re normally not at home - here’s why you shouldn’t.

By

Sophie Lubin

on

May 16, 2018

Save Energy
OhmConnect

How I Crush My #OhmHours When My Home Is Already Energy Efficient

I have a “low baseline” in OhmConnect terms, meaning my home doesn’t use much energy. Here’s how I still earn big rewards.

By

Guest Author

on

May 9, 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

Save Energy
OhmConnect

How I Crush My #OhmHours When My Home Is A One-Bedroom Apartment

I have a “low baseline” in OhmConnect terms, meaning my home doesn’t use much energy. Here’s how I still earn big rewards.

By

Guest Author

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

Save Money
OhmConnect

What Are These OhmConnect “Power-up Cards” I Keep Hearing About?

The (not so) secret way some OhmConnect users are earning BIG bucks

By

Sophie Lubin

on

November 13, 2018

Save Energy
OhmConnect

Never Break Your Streak Again: Our Best Tips For How To Succeed At Even The Most Inconvenient of #OhmHours

Over the years, we’ve all experienced #OhmHours that are just not convenient and today we’re sharing the tips and tricks we’ve learned to help us power down (and keep our streak going) in even the trickiest of conditions.

By

John Anderson

on

April 25, 2018

Save Energy
OhmConnect

Want to win $1000? Automate Your #OhmHours Like Amelina & Anthony

Automating her #OhmHours with IFTTT helped this Tracy, CA couple win $1000 in the latest MEGA #OhmHour.

By

Curtis Tongue

on

April 25, 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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

April 26, 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

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

Bills
OhmConnect

Announcing MEGA #OhmHours!

Get ready to earn higher rewards when you dig deep during upcoming MEGA #OhmHours

By

Claudia Richter

on

May 18, 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

Save Energy
OhmConnect

What is an OhmConnect 'Status Level' & How Can I Level Up?

Better status level means more points. Find out how you can level up and maximize your earnings.

By

Curtis Tongue

on

November 13, 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

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

November 13, 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.

By

Katie Overmonds

on

April 24, 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

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
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.

By

Sophie Lubin

on

August 17, 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

Bills
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.

By

Sophie Lubin

on

March 16, 2018

Save Energy
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.

By

Matt Duesterberg

on

April 24, 2018

Save Energy
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.

By

Curtis Tongue

on

April 26, 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

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

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