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Peak energy alert day until 8 p.m.

Peak energy alert day until 8 p.m.

KAAL-TV
Created: June 30, 2020 12:13 PM

(ABC 6 News) - Due to the high demand on the regional power grid, local energy cooperatives are urging members to reduce electrical usage starting from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday. 

Freeborn-Mower Cooperative Services (Albert Lea), MiEnergy Cooperative (Rushford), Heartland Power Cooperative (St. Ansgar), and People’s Energy Cooperative (Oronoco) have issued a peak energy alert Tuesday. 

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Members can conserve electricity during this peak alert period by setting their air conditioner to 78 degrees, especially if no one is home; running the dishwasher or doing laundry later in the evening; using a microwave or grill instead of the oven to cook dinner, and refrain from turning on televisions or gaming systems. 


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