Our Energy Use

Using energy efficiently and conserving it are some of the most critical actions we all can take to reduce our environmental footprint and save money. Energy efficiency is recognized as a key strategy for reducing carbon dioxide emissions. MGE is targeting net-zero carbon electricity by 2050.


And, if we control and reduce our energy use—individually and collectively—we will help to reduce costs for all of us in the long run. Working together, we can have a positive impact on our energy use, our community and our environment.

Fall into Energy Savings
Aug 29 2019
Fall into Energy Savings

Quick and simple ways to save energy and control costs this season.

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Summer Energy Savings
May 30 2019
Summer Energy Savings

Stay cool and comfortable this summer with these energy-saving tips.

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Smart Thermostat Program to Expand
Apr 17 2019
Smart Thermostat Program to Expand

MGE is preparing to expand the program to include Nest smart thermostats and certain others.

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Spring Ahead with Energy Savings
Feb 26 2019
Spring Ahead with Energy Savings

Check out these green ideas to help you save energy as the days grow longer.

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Q&A: Know When to Upgrade Your Furnace
Jan 24 2019
Q&A: Know When to Upgrade Your Furnace

An HVAC expert tells you what to look for when deciding whether to install a new furnace.

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Tips for Sustainable Living
Jan 04 2019
Tips for Sustainable Living

Our easy-to-follow tips can help you establish a green routine.

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