Through this program, you can purchase a smart thermostat for as low as $0 and receive a $50 annual incentive. After free, professional installation, the Connect to Save program will minimally adjust your thermostat during times of high energy demand. This small action multiplied across thousands of homes will create big savings on wholesale power costs, which benefits the entire cooperative membership.
Just like roads at rush hour, the electric grid experiences moments of high traffic, or demand. Following the principles of supply and demand, electricity is most expensive when demand for it is greatest. Connect to Save is a way we can work together to lessen demand by minimally adjusting your thermostat during these high traffic times. This small action multiplied across thousands of homes will create big savings on wholesale power costs and expenses for the entire cooperative membership. Follow the steps below to get started.