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OhmConnect Customer Takes Home $3000 Prize After Automating Home With Smart Plugs

“My appliances all turn off on their own when there’s an #OhmHour, which is pretty cool.”

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Timing is Everything - How Staggering Your Energy Use Could Save You a Bundle

The price of electricity can vary from day to day and even by hour. Are you getting the best rates on your energy bill?

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Prizes

Win a Peloton Bike & 1-Year Membership in This Week's MEGA Summer Giveaway!

Staying at home doesn’t have to mean giving up on your fitness goals.

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Win an ENERGY STAR Washer Dryer Combo in This Week’s MEGA Summer Giveaway!

Laundry day can be fun again if you’re this week’s winner.

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OhmConnect Customer Wins Major Prize - Without Even Realizing He’d Qualified!

Referring a friend to OhmConnect paid off BIG for our latest prize winner.

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Spring Home Maintenance: Ways to Save Energy In The Spring

Spring clean your energy bill with this energy saving, Spring home maintenance checklist.

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How to stop COVID-19 from hiking up your energy bill

Tips to avoid a sky-high energy bill while we Shelter In Place.

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Ideas for social distancing with kids

Under quarantine? Social distancing? Here are 60 ways to spend time with kids while you’re in isolation.

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6 Ways to Save Money Doing the Laundry

Laundry life hacks can save you time and soften your energy bill

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How to Improve Air Quality in Your Home

Four easy steps to improve the air you and your family breathes.

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User Stories

OhmConnect Cash Prize Brings 8-Year-Old’s Birthday Party to Life

Temecula Mom and daughter celebrate their energy efficiency with a $100 prize

SDG&E
User Stories

Prize #OhmHour Winner Wins Without Knowing She’d Participated in a Prize #OhmHour!

Normally she earns a few dollars every #OhmHour. This time, Sophia from San Diego won her mortgage paid for the month.

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Smart Home

The Hidden Expense of Raising Kids That No Mom Blogs Tell You About

If you're not careful, the costs can add up in a BIG way.

PG&E
User Stories

An Hour of Unplugged Family Time Scored McKinleyville Mom a trip to Disneyland!

“I was shaking when I saw my name called as the winner. I couldn’t believe this was real!”

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What You Need To Know About The PG&E Outage & OhmConnect

We will not be having any #OhmHours during this time and are postponing our MEGA Summer Grand Prize celebration accordingly.

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OhmConnect’er Making His Groceries More Planet-Friendly After MEGA Win

Local, organic food no longer out of reach for MEGA Summer Giveaway winner

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4 Technologies Making the World More Energy Efficient

It’s easy to fear the downsides of technology. But these four innovations offer positive changes in how we use energy now and how we might in the future.

SDG&E
User Stories

Family Flips Circuit Breaker Weekly for Unplugged Family Time

Their dedication to fully powering down during #OhmHours scored them a $5000 prize!

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OhmConnect User Has Earned More Than $11,000 For Her Energy Savings

She started out earning 37 cents per #OhmHour. Last year, she pulled in more than $3000.

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Carlsbad Family Wins Their Cell Phone Bill Paid For The Year - Just For Using Less Energy!

They unplug once per week and last month, their small action won them a big prize.

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The MEGA Summer 2020 Grand Prize: Your Energy Bills Paid for Life!

Qualify five times this summer to be eligible for MEGA Summer’s Grand Prize.

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

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

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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.”

Prizes

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

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

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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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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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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

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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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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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

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

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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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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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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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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

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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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Smart Home

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

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

Utilities
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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.

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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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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 2020: How Kids Can Help The Planet This Month

It's 2020 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.

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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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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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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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OhmConnect Super User Reaches 100 Consecutive Events!

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

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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

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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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