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CenterPoint Energy rates will increase October 1

Published September 19, 2017 CenterPoint Energy customers will see an increase of 5.4% on their natural gas rates starting next month. This reflects an “interim” rate increase approved by the Public Utilities Commission earlier this month. CenterPoint has requested permission to increase its rates on a permanent basis by an average of 6.4%, or $56.5…

Easy Fall Energy Saving Tips

Published September 5, 2017 With the passing of Labor Day, our summer is unofficially over. As you get ready for the inevitable cooler weather ahead, here are a few easy tips to try to keep your home running efficiently and your energy bills as low as possible. Adjust your thermostat. The Department of Energy recommends…

Add Some Energy to Your Work Place- Invite CUB to a Lunch and Learn

Published August 31, 2017 Looking for an interesting lunch and learn topic for your employees and coworkers? CUB is here to help! Fall is a great time of year to promote energy saving tips and talk about renewable energy options. As our temperatures go down, heating bills go up. Its a perfect time to get…

Plan Ahead: October is Energy Awareness Month

Published August 11, 2017 October is Energy Awareness Month!  How are you celebrating? October was first declared Energy Awareness Month by President George H. W. Bush.  CUB, along with many of our partners, is looking forward it. Many Minnesota companies and organizations are observing Energy Awareness Month with educational programming or efforts to help members…

There’s a Rebate for That

Published August 10, 2017 When we give presentations to groups around the state, one of our favorite money saving tips is to take advantage of rebates and discounts offered by your local utility. CUB has a handy online tool to help you find those rebates. Here is a brief explanation of why it makes so…