What you can do to start saving today

People's Energy Cooperative helps members identify where they use energy and how it may be used more efficiently.  Here are a handful of resources to get you started.

In 2022, President Joe Biden signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). Among other things, this bill aims to invest in energy production and reduce carbon emissions in the United States.

Please note, information regarding the IRA is constantly being updated. We will share more information as it becomes available to us.

For more information, see this list of current resources:

Reach out to us at memberrelations@peoplesenergy.coop for further information.

Use Energy Wisely

Many members are looking for ways to control their energy use and reduce their impact on the environment.  Use Energy Wisely helps members understand their unique energy needs and technologies that are there to help.

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10 Simple Tips Saving Energy and Money in Homes

Where does your money go?  Take a look at these ten simple actions you can take to save energy at home.

Ten Simple Tips (English)

Ten Simple Tips (Spanish)

Touchstone Energy

Saving energy is saving money and Touchstone Energy Cooperatives is here to help.  Visit our friends for a one-stop-shop on all things energy efficiency!

Energy Saver Guide

The Energy Saver Guide: Tips on Saving Money and Energy in Your Home offers simple tips to help you make your home more comfortable and easier to heat and cool - all while saving you money.

EnergyStar Resources

Check out EnergyStar's Most-Efficient Products Listing of most efficient clothes washers, refrigerators, dishwashers, dryers, ventilating fans, heating and cooling, ceiling fans, computer monitors, and windows.

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The EnergyStar Home Upgrade helps you understand the impact of six high-impact energy efficiency upgrades you can do at home to deliver significant cost and energy savings.

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Home Energy Adventure

Test your knowledge on the Home Energy Adventure.  How do you score in your energy efficiency knowledge?

Home Energy Savings Kits

We have partnered with several of our local libraries and city halls to have home energy savings kits available for you to check out for free.  The kits walk you through simple tools that you can use to evaluate your energy usage and identify places you can make improvements.  

Chatfield: Public Library Kasson: Public Library
Dodge Center: Public Library Lake City: Public Library
Dover: City Hall Pine Island: Public Library
Elgin: City Hall Plainview: Public Library
Eyota: City Hall Stewartville: Public Library
Hayfield: Public Library