The world of energy is changing every day. Here are the things you should know about natural gas and electricity that affect your use and your bill. Make sense of your energy use and take control for energy savings in your home or business with the programs and information links below.
Simple Tips for Homes; For Businesses; Free Home Energy Hotline; Free in-Home Audits; Business Evaluations; Tracking Your Usage; Publications; online Links
Link for access to Appliance Calculator, Home Use Calculator, energy library & Energy Sense e-newsletter
Comprehensive Energy Department website giving detailed information and advice
Light bulb information & Links to help you make the switch
Energy Miser Service (natural gas)
Low cost cleaning and inspection of your natural gas furnace for savings all year round.
Latest comparisons of cost to use natural gas versus electricity, oil and gasoline for appliances, heating and cars
Our rebates for your purchases of listed Energy Star appliances (see details)
Our rebate for your expenses upgrading the air-sealing, insulation and weatherization of your home as recommended by a home energy audit (see details)
MGED rebate for upgraded lighting fixtures as recommended by our audit (see details) – limited funding
Learn about installing a solar array on your home and steps required to connect to our meter for solar credit; MGED Net Metering Guide provided; Links
Larger solar installations for commercial customers are metered according to the RDG 10-100 Rate and application – learn more
We’ve been supporting renewable & clean energy efforts for more than a decade!
If you qualify for fuel assistance, you are eligible for funds to repair heating appliances & upgrade insulation to stop heat loss.