Tips to Prevent Rotating Outages

How can I help prevent rotating outages?

You can help prevent rotating outages by conserving electricity during the peak hours, without jeopardizing your health and safety. Following are some tips:
  • Postpone using major appliances until after 9:00 p.m.
  • Reduce lighting. Turn off unnecessary lights, switch to efficient fluorescent lights or take advantage of natural sunlight to brighten your home.
  • Set thermostats at 78 degrees during the summer months.
  • Turn off appliances and equipment when they are not needed.
  • Use portable or ceiling fans instead of central air conditioning.
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