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PowerShift

Get paid $50.

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 your Nest thermostat can do it automatically.

Your local electric cooperative will give you a $50 check or bill credit for signing up for the PowerShift program powered by Rush Hour Rewards. And if you stay enrolled through the summer season, you’ll receive an additional $25.

You need to be a local electric cooperative member with central air conditioning to participate.

         

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Program Details

Your local electric cooperative will give you a $50 check or bill credit for signing up for the PowerShift program powered by Rush Hour Rewards. Plus, you’ll receive an additional $25 after the summer ends if you stay enrolled.

  • There can be a maximum of 10 rush hour events each summer, and each rush hour event will be no longer than four hours. Energy rush hours will start in June and end in September.
  • Energy rush hours will occur on non-holiday weekdays between 12 p.m. and 9 p.m.
  • You’ll only get one rush hour event a day, and there will not be more than five rush hour events in a week.
  • In the unlikely situation of a critical need on the electric grid, your local electric cooperative may need to call a critical rush hour event. Critical rush hour events can occur at any time of day.

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, helping you to use less energy. 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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