Beware the peak! Tomorrow, August 31 is a Reduce Your Use Day

Be Prepared to Shift or Conserve Energy Use

Summer peak brings higher rates - learn more

On hot days, prices can increase substantially

Electricity rates are at their peak between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. They increase even more dramatically on Reduce Your Use days when the heat can strain energy resources. Tomorrow, August 31 is a Reduce Your Use day.

Electricity prices can increase up to 400% to encourage conservation and reduce the potential for shortages.

Be aware of the peak: 11AM - 6PMBe Prepared

  • Check for Reduce Your Use alerts via text or email.
  • Be ready to shift or reduce your electricity use from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. by turning off non-essential lights and equipment, and increasing A/C temperature settings.
  • Inform your employees about energy-saving steps they can take on event days.


Visit for more information on Event Days.


To check your contact information for notifications, visit and click on "Alerts & Subscriptions".

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