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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!

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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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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!)

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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!

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The Impact of OhmConnect's MEGA Summer

Your Summer energy savings planted HOW many trees?!

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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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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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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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“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! ;)

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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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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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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 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.

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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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OhmConnect + Nest Is The New Dream Team

OhmConnect now is an official “Works with Nest” partner, which means connecting your Nest thermostat with OhmConnect has never been easier or more rewarding.

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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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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.

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What’s the Difference Between a Flex Alert and an #OhmHour?

Did you know you can get paid to help the state of California manage the energy grid?

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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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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.

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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

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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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8 Apps That Help You Earn Money at Home

Don’t just play Candy Crush - use your smartphone to earn money while you’re hanging out at home!

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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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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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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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4 Apps That PAY You To Save On Bills

Go beyond saving money on your bills. Earn some too!

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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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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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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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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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13 Apps and Services That Save (& Earn!) Parents Money

Kids can be expensive. We've rounded up a list of apps that can help you save when it's needed most, and in some cases even earn money!

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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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MEGA Summer is here!

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

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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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47 Money Saving Tips & Ideas

Want to go on holiday this summer but don't have the funds? Check out these tips for how to put some jangle in your pocket, stat.

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Duck Hunt: How OhmConnect Is Helping Solve Renewable Energy's Greatest Challenge

Heard of "the duck curve"? It's a thorn in solar energy's side, and we're here to put a stop to it.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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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!

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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.

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21 Apps That Pay Real Money to Your Paypal

We promise - this isn’t clickbait. We’ve done the nitty gritty research and below is a real list of apps that pay money to your PayPal account.

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‘Energy Sharing’ the newest addition to the sharing economy

Got power to spare? New ‘Airbnb of energy’ services will buy your unused energy, paying you to turn off your lights.

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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.

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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.

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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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6 Ways to Make Money While Helping the Planet

Find out how you can add a little green to your bank account while also adding some green back into the environment.

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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?

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How to Make Money Quickly, Creatively (& Crazily!)

34 of the best money making apps that can quickly and creatively put some extra cash in your pockets.

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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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44 Apps That Give You Free Stuff (Money, Too)

Here you’ll find a list of the best apps that pay, offer cool stuff, and some that literally give away free food.

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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.

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What is an #OhmHour?

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

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“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.

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How I Crushed My #OhmHour Baseline: Turning Circuit Breakers Off

Heard of "energy vampires"? Find out which appliances and electronics might be sucking power, even when they're turned off.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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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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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Our 5 Favorite TED Talks to Keep a Flush Bank Account

The best five TED Talks on the internet about personal finance.

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