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Storm and Outage

9 ways to beat the heat’s effects on your electric bill

There are a few simple things you can do to help lessen the weather's impact on your energy usage.

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Tips

Energy Advisor: Let’s look at ‘phantom’ load

Should you really unplug all your appliances and devices when they're not in use? This month, Energy Advisor Eric BenSalah explains phantom load.

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General

Is your home ready for spring?

It's a good time to take care of routine and seasonal maintenance. Even minor changes or fixes can make your home more energy efficient and help you save money.

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General

Are you prepared for severe weather?

March 21-25 is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Nebraska. These tips can help you stay safe when severe weather strikes.

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Tips

Be prepared during Flooding Awareness Month

Eastern Nebraska is no stranger to flooding, especially in March. Here are some simple tips and resources you can use to keep your family safe.

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Storm and Outage

How to stay safe around downed power lines

Snow, ice and wind can wreak havoc with power lines. If you encounter downed lines, your response is critical.

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