Heating and cooling account for about 56 percent of energy use — making it the largest energy expense — in the typical American home, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
For electric utility customers in New Richmond, rising temperatures don’t have to lead to rising electricity bills. To stay cool with less added expense, New Richmond Utilities recommends taking the following simple steps at home:
New Richmond Utilities Announces Cost-Effective New Wind Energy Resource Community’s Power Supply Will Be More Than 40% Emission-Free
Utility customers in New Richmond will soon receive even more of their electricity from cost-effective renewable energy thanks to a recently announced agreement between New Richmond Utilities’ not-for-profit wholesale power supplier, WPPI Energy, and Invenergy. Under the agreement, WPPI Energy will purchase the output from Invenergy’s 132-megawatt Bishop Hill III Wind Energy Center.