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Side hustles that could make you an extra ~$1000 from home

Are you a college student looking to make some extra money? A part-time worker with a bit of spare time? Stay at home parent? Or maybe you’re a blogger looking for the perfect side hustle that could make you an extra $1000 from home. You’ve come to the right place! Continue reading “Side hustles that could make you an extra ~$1000 from home”

Energy-sharing apps seeing groundswell in wake of Trump’s Clean Power Plan rollback

As the Trump administration announced plans to roll back the Clean Power Plan this week, Americans are taking matters into their own hands with energy sharing apps, solar installations, and electric vehicles.

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Temecula, CA family earns $800+ in less than a year of participating in #OhmHours

You’re well aware that using less energy means a lower utility bill, but did you know you can actually EARN money by powering-down? It’s true. If laundry machine, dishwasher, water heater, light bulbs and more aren’t putting money in your pocket when they’re not in use, you’re missing out.   Continue reading “Temecula, CA family earns $800+ in less than a year of participating in #OhmHours”

California kids use their #OhmHours to do good in their neighbourhood

Here at OhmConnect, #OhmHours are one of the highlights of our week. We relish the opportunity to flick off our lights, give our thermostats a break and get paid for doing something good for our planet. Continue reading “California kids use their #OhmHours to do good in their neighbourhood”

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.”

Top 7 Ways Renters Can Reduce Energy During #OhmHours [INFOGRAPHIC]

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User Spotlight: A Super Saver

We know you’re all interested in learning how to save as much energy as possible during #OhmHours. Last week, we shared some #OhmHour tips and tricks from the OhmConnect team. This week, we’re featuring a spotlight interview with one of our veteran users and super savers, David S. Continue reading “User Spotlight: A Super Saver”

Open for Business!

Please note that these requirements are outdated. You can reference the new status level requirements here.

All OhmConnect community members now have $150 in credit to apply against smart device purchases.

If you live in California, you’re entitled to receive payments for saving energy – and OhmConnect wants to cash in. 

OhmConnect sends you notifications once a week when the California needs you to save energy, and pays you when you do. These events are called #OhmHours.

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The Supreme Court Rules in OhmConnect’s Favor!

Ok, that’s not exactly how the headlines read. But if you skimmed the news on Monday, chances are you noticed stories like “Supreme Court Upholds Efforts on Managing Electricity Use Through Pricing” and “FERC’s ‘Demand Response’ Rule Upheld by U.S. Supreme Court”. Continue reading “The Supreme Court Rules in OhmConnect’s Favor!”

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