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Get paid $70.

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.

Eversource will give you a $50 virtual prepaid Mastercard® for signing up for Rush Hour Rewards. Plus, you could get a $20 prepaid Mastercard® for every year you participate in rush hour events. Rush Hour Rewards helps you use less energy during summer peak hours, while allowing you to stay comfortable and in control.

You need to be an Eversource customer with central air conditioning to participate.

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Program Details

Eversource will give you a $50 prepaid Mastercard® for signing up for Rush Hour Rewards. Plus, you’ll receive an additional $20 prepaid Mastercard® at the end of every summer you stay enrolled.

  • 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, Eversource may need to call a critical rush hour event. Critical rush hour events can occur at any time of day. 

Your program details may differ based on your energy provider. Additional details may be found on your energy provider'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, 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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