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.

Easy Ways to Save Energy This Fall
Oct 12 2020
Easy Ways to Save Energy This Fall

Smart thermostats, smart power strips and strategic window coverings can help you save.

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Fall Energy Savings for Families
Sep 29 2020
Fall Energy Savings for Families

Smart devices and simple tips can make saving energy easy.

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Benefits of Electric Cooking 
Aug 10 2020
Benefits of Electric Cooking 

Electric pressure cookers and air fryers help save energy and beat kitchen heat!  

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 10 Easy Ways to Save Energy This Summer
Jul 09 2020
10 Easy Ways to Save Energy This Summer

Stay cool and comfortable at home 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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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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