In the printed version of the February Newsletter, the decimal point was inadvertently moved in the current rate structure column of the graph under the first 150 kWh. It was printed as $.01461 instead of $0.1461. The digital version located at the right of the home page has been corrected and the graph can alsoContinue Reading
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Save energy and money by lowering your water heater thermostat to 120 degrees Fahrenheit. This will also slow mineral buildup and corrosion in your water heater and pipes. Source: energy.gov
According to the U.S. Energy Information Agency, the top five energy users in U.S. homes are: 1. Space cooling 2. Space heating 3. Water heating 4. Lighting 5. Refrigeration
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Scams targeting utility customers are on the rise, according to reports across the nation. Laclede Electric members are included among those getting recent fraudulent calls. In this widespread scam, a telephone caller poses as an electric utility company employee. The caller threatens to shut off the customer’s power unless an immediate payment is made. LacledeContinue Reading
Electric bills increase during the winter for a variety of reasons––holiday gatherings, houseguests, and shorter days and longer nights. Small measures, like turning down your thermostat, replacing incandescent bulbs with LEDs and washing clothes in cold water can help control energy costs.