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Georgia Power

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Nest thermostats learn what temperatures you like so they can keep you comfortable and help you save energy. With Rush Hour Rewards, you can get rewarded for using less energy when everyone else is using more. And, by enrolling, your Nest thermostat can do it for you automatically, but you will always remain in control.

Georgia Power’s Thermostat Energy Management Program, TEMP✓™, will give you a $50 Prepaid Mastercard® for signing up for Rush Hour Rewards.

You must be a Georgia Power electric customer with an electric heat pump connected to your Nest to participate.

The program enrollment is currently closed. When the program enrollment is re-opened, you will receive an email noting the program is open for new enrollments.

Enrollment is Closed

Program Details

Georgia Power’s TEMP✓ will give you a $50 Prepaid Mastercard for signing up for Rush Hour Rewards.

  • There can be multiple rush hour events throughout the year. Rush hour events can consist of a pre-cooling period in the summer or pre-heating period in the winter to make your home more comfortable and a period of time when your energy usage is reduced.
  • Energy rush hours can occur at any time of year between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m.
  • There can be multiple rush hour events per day.
  • In the unlikely situation of a critical need on the electric grid, Georgia Power may need to call a critical rush hour event. Critical rush hour events can occur at any time of day.
  • To participate, you must be a Georgia Power residential electric customer with an electric heat pump not shared between building units and smart meter. If you participate in net metering or other disqualifying electric rate programs you will not be eligible to participate.
  • There is a limit of two enrollment incentives per household. Customers who already received two TEMP√ instant rebates on new Nest thermostats from the Georgia Power Marketplace are not eligible for the $50 Prepaid Mastercard.
  • As a Georgia Power customer, you also agree to the Georgia Power’s TEMP✓ Terms and Conditions.

Your program details may differ based on your utility. Additional details may be found on your utility’s website.

Here's how it works:

Rush hour events happen when there’s unusually high demand on the grid. During these events, your Nest thermostat will adjust your home’s temperature by up to 4 degrees F, helping you to use less energy on heating or cooling during that time. If you start to feel uncomfortable, you can stop participating at any time by changing the temperature.

Learn more about Rush Hour Rewards.


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