Through Beat the Peak, co-op members receive alerts asking them to reduce their energy use during critical periods when wholesale electricity prices spike, known in the utility industry as “peak demand.”
On cold winter mornings and hot summer afternoons, we can Beat the Peak demand for electricity—together. Peaks typically occur on cold winter mornings and hot summer afternoons, when many people need large amounts of electricity at once. That’s when the demand for electricity and the cost for it is the highest.
Help HOLD DOWN the cost of power! Sign up to receive a peak alert that shows the projected time of a peak. Then, voluntarily delay the use of large appliances, like dishwashers and clothes dryers during that peak time. Adjust your thermostat and turn off the lights. Together, we can keep rates affordable.
Members can sign up to receive Beat the Peak alerts by text message, email or phone call.