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.

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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New Year's Resolution: Save Energy
Dec 06 2018
New Year's Resolution: Save Energy

We are counting down the best ways to save energy in 2019.

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Energy Tech and Tips for the Holidays
Nov 27 2018
Energy Tech and Tips for the Holidays

Brighten the holiday season with the gift of energy-efficiency.

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