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August 2017

Live in California, Texas or Toronto? You’re eligible to be paid for the energy you don’t use.

Missing out on weekly payments? Check out the system that’s paying your neighbours to power down.

For us, WWF’s Earth Hour is one of our favourite nights of the year.  We love taking the opportunity to switch off the lights, power-down our homes and spend screen-free time with our people – but more than all of that, we love feeling connected to our neighbours and community in a collective effort to combat climate change, even in a small way. In a time when action on climate change is being throttled by political agendas across the globe, we LOVE the chance for ground-up, people-powered change to be made wherever possible. Continue reading “Live in California, Texas or Toronto? You’re eligible to be paid for the energy you don’t use.”

Grid Reliability Was a Bright Spot During Eclipse

The recent total solar eclipse was a spectacle to watch, but it was also stressful on our grid. As solar panels have sprouted up across California over the past couple of decades, this eclipse represented a key test in our grid’s ability to cope with a sudden drop in electricity generation. Continue reading “Grid Reliability Was a Bright Spot During Eclipse”

OhmConnect & The Great Eclipse

On August 21st, 2017, the first total eclipse that the continental U.S. has experienced in decades will occur. This event also represents the first total solar eclipse that the U.S. will experience since solar power has achieved mainstream adoption and will prove to be a test of new energy technologies. Continue reading “OhmConnect & The Great Eclipse”

Status Level Bonus Update

%How Are Status Levels Updated?

We have heard feedback from the community that achieving the 20% ongoing reductions for Gold is a bit too steep of a challenge for most folks.

We’re excited to announce upcoming status level changes that will cast a wider net across the community. What does this mean? More of our community will receive the status level bonuses as you save more and more energy. Here’s the rundown: Continue reading “Status Level Bonus Update”

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