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OhmConnect's 2022 Energy-Saving Gift Guide

Save the planet (and their wallet) this holiday season

Climate Change
Climate Change

Energy bill up? Here's how electricity costs have changed over the past year

Utility bill costs are going up nationwide. OhmConnect analyzed data from the Energy Information Administration to examine the rising cost of residential electricity in the U.S.

Bills

How to pay less for electricity with Time of Use rates in 2022

Learn the Time-of-Use hack that could save you a bundle on your energy bill

Smart Home

MEGA Summer is back at OhmConnect!

Find out how to win and earn *big* as the weather heats up

Bills
User Stories

Visalia nurse who distributed handmade masks honored with 1 Million Watts

“I come from a family of first responders so it’s just in my life to help others”

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User Stories

The OhmConnect Wheel Brings a Big Win!

She spun the Wheel, won four prize entries … then the trip to Disneyland!

SDG&E
User Stories

San Diego Resident Wins $3500 in a Prize OhmHour Giveaway and Shares Her Energy Saving Hacks

She joined OhmConnect just over a month ago and has already struck it rich!

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User Stories

After Being Hit Hard By The Pandemic, OhmConnect’s $100,000 Winner Is Now Debt Free

“We’ve been putting our groceries on our credit card and I wasn’t sure how we’d pay it off.”

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Smart Home

Live in California? You’re eligible to claim $300 in cash

Do you pay an energy bill? Then you could be earning money, right now.

PG&E
Climate Change

What’s the difference between a rotating power outage and a PSPS?

The low-down on Public Safety Power Shutoffs - why they happen and how you can prepare

Bills
Smart Home

How to save energy while working from home

Flexible hours and no commute can be good for your mental health, and your pocketbook

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Prizes

25 Winners Scoring Netflix For a Year in This Week’s MEGA #OhmHour Giveaway!

Have endless entertainment during your next #OhmHour when you win a free Netflix subscription.

Prizes

Win 1 of 10 Google Nest Hello Doorbells in this week's MEGA Summer Giveaway!

‍Unplug once this week to have a chance to score some new front door swag. 

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Prizes

Win $250 Cash in This Week's MEGA Summer Giveaway

What would YOU do with some fast cash in your pocket? 

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Prizes

Win one of 50 $100 Amazon Gift Cards in the latest MEGA Summer Giveaway!

50 lucky OhmConnect community members will be going home with a prize on July 26. How many home essentials can you find with $100?

Bills
User Stories

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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Smart Home

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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Prizes

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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User Stories

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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Smart Home

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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Smart Home

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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Smart Home

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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Smart Home

6 Ways to Save Money Doing the Laundry

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

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Smart Home

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.

Bills
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!”

PG&E
Climate Change

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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User Stories

OhmConnecter 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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Climate Change

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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Prizes

WIN 1 of 5 $500 Target Gift Cards In This Week’s MEGA Summer Giveaway!

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

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Prizes

Win Your Grocery Bill Paid for 6 Months in This Week’s Prize #OhmHour Giveaway!

Lobster bisque? Don't mind if we do. Say goodbye to stress when your grocery bills are on us!

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Prizes

25 Winners Scoring Netflix For a Year in This Week’s MEGA #OhmHour Giveaway!

Have endless entertainment during your next #OhmHour when you win a free Netflix subscription.

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User Stories

OhmConnect Customer 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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Prizes

Win A Trip to NYC With Hamilton Tickets in This Week's Prize #OhmHour!

See the show the world’s talking about if you’re this week’s lucky winner.

Bills
User Stories

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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Prizes

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.

Bills
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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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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Prizes

Your 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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Prizes

Win $100 Cash in This Week’s Prize #OhmHour!

The winter season might be quieter, but the chances to earn don’t stop.

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.

Prizes

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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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.

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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.

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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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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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?

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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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

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

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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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

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

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!

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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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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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Prizes

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.

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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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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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.

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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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.

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

Smart Money
Prizes

WIN 1 of 5 $1000 Amazon Gift Cards In This Week’s Prize #OhmHour Giveaway!

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

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User Stories

California Man Hacked His Energy Bill - Now He EARNS Almost $500 Per Month!

He unplugs for a few hours every month, and gets paid big bucks for his energy savings. You can too!

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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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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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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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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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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.)

Bills
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

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!

Bills
Smart Home

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

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

Utilities
Smart Home

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.

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.

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?

Climate Change
Climate Change

Earth Day 2021: How Kids Can Help The Planet This Month

It's 2021 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.

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.

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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