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Beat The Peak-Energy Conservation in the Heat

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Beat The Peak-Energy Conservation in the Heat Thu, 13 Jul 2017 21:38:58 +0000 Beat The Peak-Energy Conservation in the Heat Beat The Peak-Energy Conservation in the Heat WMDT running is just one of the many reasons. when temperatures get this hot -- and over so many days -- it can put a strain on power systems across the peninsula. 47 abc's jonah restuccio tells about how power companies are convincing customers to conserve energy. i think for the area, from what people are used to, it's pretty hot a casual survey of folks on the salisbury downtown plaza -- shows people pretty much know the basics of how to conserve energy in intense heat. "it's very dark in my house, i have closed blinds." "we keep the air on -- but we only keep it on at night when we're home." our air is up to 77 in the house, i know some people would cringe at that, but yeah, i have the air up.; our dogs are always running in and out, so it's hard to keep the door closed as much as my mom would like but, officials tell 47 abc that there are even more steps to cut down that energy use. sound of oven shutting generally, power companies are on the same page of how to conserve energy. between the hours of 2 and 6, they ask customers to avoid using major appliances such as their dishwashers or dryers. "and setting your thermostat three degrees higher than you usually would." minimizing the use of your oven, washing clothes, running the dishwasher during the hottest hours of the day, maybe saving that for the evening time will certainly help. the reason power companies place so much emphasis on keeping energy use low -- is the strain power grids sustain during these hot days. homes across the region are working harder to stay cool -- at the same time. sound of a-c running sound of dishwashing running sound of dryer running too much electricity demand -- could cause power outages -- which in this heat -- is more than just uncomfortable. it could be deadly. we are full stafffed, 24/7, whether our outages occur at night, during the day, during holidays, on the weekends, we are at the ready. so -- a good place to start. be polite. turn off the light sound of a light switch turning off jonah restuccio. 47 abc. delmarva power offers a little monetary incentive -- to get their customers in delaware and maryland -- to conserve energy. on certain really hot days -- which they designate as peak savings days -- delmarva power customers can earn bill credits. customers participate simply by saving energy -- during the specified hours. they can get a bill credit of 1-dollar and 25-cents -- for every kilo-watt hourof reduced energy use -- below the customer's average energy use on a peak savings day. customers can see the bill credit -- the next day in their online account -- or on their next bill. we have even more details on this bill credit on our website -- 47-abc-dot-com. coming up-- president trump in paris -- but much of the focus

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