Efficiency Equation

LED lighting technology can help co-op members better manage their energy
bill. Combine lighting advancements with an incentive program and the results are
beneficial to both cooperatives and their commercial and industrial members.

Adoption of the Interconnected Home

As technology advances, it helps electric consumers manage their energy use in new and engaging ways. Appliance and HVAC controls provide ways to help consumers reduce energy use during times of peak load demand. While these interconnected controls and devices are not new, their use is increasing as member-consumers take their first steps toward a connected home.

Measuring Efficiency – The Heat Is On!

Heat rate measures the efficiency of the units at the Merom Generating Station to convert energy (BTUs of energy from coal) to megawatts of electricity. Heat rate is similar to the gas mileage of a car, except that for a car, higher numbers indicate efficiency – going more miles on fewer gallons of gas. At the Merom Generating Station, a lower number is better.