For Immediate Release:
SAINT PAUL, MN — The Minnesota Department of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources shares summertime tips to help consumers keep cool, conserve energy, and reduce utility bills.
“There are smart tips consumers can take during the long days of sunshine and Minnesota’s humidity that will help keep your home cool and keep energy bills lower,” said Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman. “Basic steps to improve energy conservation and energy efficiency are among the most effective ways to reduce energy use and decrease utility bills. Taking steps to save energy is good for our environment and our economy, and many of these steps are no- or low-cost measures that translate to real cost savings.”
Check out the following tips to keep cool, save money, and help prevent unnecessary power outages by easing high demand of electric power this summer.
Twelve steps to help save energy, save money
For more energy-saving tips, visit www.energysavers.gov as provided by the U.S. Department of Energy or talk to your utility. Also, check out the Division of Energy Resources’ “10 Ways to Save Energy” fact sheet and its website at www.energy.mn.gov.