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Prepare for higher heating costs this winter

Published October 18, 2022 Rising energy costs have been big news across the world this year. As Minnesotans enter the heating season, it’s a concern here too. We’re not fans of sharing bad news, but many of us should expect noticeably higher heating costs this winter. Below are some highlights from the Winter Fuels Outlook provided…

Tips and safety during power outages 

Published July 12, 2022 Summer and winter can both bring unpredictable weather, and Minnesota has its fair share of sudden thunderstorms, snowstorms, and high winds that can damage electrical lines. Power outages can be stressful, uncomfortable, and even dangerous. Here are some tips to prepare for and safely navigate power outages. If you or someone…

Your winter energy savings checklist

Published November 30, 2021 Households might be feeling extra strained this winter season from rising heating costs. Some natural gas customers are also seeing surcharges on their bills from the February 2021 winter storm costs. While these things are largely out of our control, actions you take around your home to weatherproof and use less…

Fall energy saving tips

Published September 22, 2021 After such a warm summer, some of us may be looking forward to the cooler weather of the fall season! When it comes to energy use, early fall and late spring are typically our lowest energy use months because we’re not having to heat or cool our homes very often. As a transition…

Seasonal Energy Tips: Translated to Spanish

Translation services were provided by Leslee Gutiérrez Carrillo, Climate & Electoral Fellow at Communities Organizing Latinx Power and Action (COPAL). Consejos de ahorro de energía para el invierno Ajusta tu termostato. El Departamento de Energía recomienda establecer la temperatura a 68 grados cuando está despierto y bajarla unos 10 grados mientras está fuera o dormido….

Seasonal Energy Tips: Translated to Laotian

Translation services were provided by the City of Minneapolis’s Neighborhood and Community Relations Department. ເຄັດລັບປະຢັດໄຟໃນຍາມໜາວ ປັບເຄື່ອງຕັດກະແສໄຟຟ້າຂອງທ່ານ. ກົມພະລັງງານແນະນຳໃຫ້ຕັ້ງຄ່າອຸນຫະພູມທີ່ 68 ອົງສາ ເມື່ອທ່ານບໍ່ທັນນອນ ແລະ ຜ່ອນອຸນຫະພູມລົງ (ປະມານ 10 ອົງສາ) ເມື່ອທ່ານອອກໄປນອກ ຫຼື ນອນຫຼັບ. ຮັບປະກັນວ່າຈະບໍ່ຜ່ອນອຸນຫະພູມລົງຕ່ຳກວ່າ 55 ອົງສາ ເພື່ອປ້ອງກັນບໍ່ໃຫ້ທໍ່ຖືກແຊ່ແຂງ. ໃຊ້ແສງຕາເວັນ. ເປີດມ່ານບັງແດດ ເພື່ອປ່ອຍໃຫ້ແສງຕາເວັນສ່ອງເຂົ້າມາ ໃນຊ່ວງກາງເວັນ ເພື່ອໃຫ້ຄວາມອົບອຸ່ນພາຍໃນເຮືອນ. ຕອນຄຳ່ ປິດມ່ານກັ້ງເພື່ອກັກເກັບຄວາມອົບອຸ່ນໄວ້ພາຍໃນເຮືອນ. ປົກປິດຊ່ອງອາກາດທີ່ຮົ່ວອອກ. ນຳໃຊ້ແຜ່ນຢາງປລາດສຕິກ ປິດຊ່ອງຮົ່ວທີ່ປ່ອງຢ້ຽມຫາກມີການຮົ່ວ. ນຳໃຊ້ແນວກັນລົມລ່ວງທີ່ຊ່ອງຫວ່າງຂອງປະຕູເພື່ອບໍ່ໃຫ້ອາກາດເຢັນຂ້າງນອກເຂົ້າມາ. ປຸງແຕ່ງອາຫານແບບງ່າຍໆໄວ້ຢ່າງພຽງພໍ. ອົບເປັນຫຼາຍແນວພ້ອມກັນ ແລະ ແຊ່ແຂງໄວ້ຖ້າເຫຼືອ. ປຸງແຕ່ງແກງທີ່ມັກຂອງທ່ານ ແລະ ຕຳລັບອາຫານລົດເຜັດ ໃນໝໍ້ໄຟຟ້າ. ອາຫານທີ່ຄ່ອຍປຸງແຕ່ງຊ້າໆໃຫ້ລົດຊາດດີເລີດ ແລະ ປະຢັດພະລັງງານ. ສະຫຼອງວັນພັກດ້ວຍແສງໄຟຈາກດອກໄຟເລດໄລ….

Seasonal Energy Tips: Translated to Hmong

Translation services were provided by the City of Minneapolis’s Neighborhood and Community Relations Department. Kev qhia txog kev txuag lub dag zog thaum lub caij ntuj no Kho koj lub ntsuas cua sov. Lub Tsev Hauj lwm Saib Xyuas Lub Zog xav kom ntsuas kho lub tsuab ntsuas huab cua kom sov 68 degrees ho…

Seasonal Energy Tips: Translated to Oromo

Translation services were provided by the City of Minneapolis’s Neighborhood and Community Relations Department. Winter Energy Saving Tips Termoostaatii keessan sirreeffadhaa. Dippaartimentiin Anisaa yeroo hin rafnee fi mana jirtan ho’aqabbana mana keessanii digree 68 irra akka kaawwattan, gaafa raftan yookin ammo manaa deemtan digiirii 10 gadi buusuu akka qabdan isin gorsa. ho’aqabbana manaa 55 gadi…

Spring Energy Tips

Published March 9, 2020 It’s been a pretty mild winter. We were a little hesitant to post this blog knowing there still could be snowstorms in our future! Such is spring in Minnesota. It’s a mix of weather, so our tips below reflect that. Concentrate on managing your thermostat (up or down) to manage your energy use…

Keep Your Heat On this Winter: The Cold Weather Rule and Energy Assistance

Published October 20, 2019 While winter is technically a few months away, we all know it’s closer than that, and it’s time to get prepared. Households who struggle to pay their winter energy bills may be at risk for getting their heat shut off. Important protections and programs go into effect in October to help…

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