Conserve and save!

Posted on Sep 20 2018 in Southern Indiana Power

earn up to $60 per year in bill credits

Members can help hold down the cost of electricity by managing their energy consumption with a energy management switch. Conserving energy reduces the amount of electricity used in your home during “peak” periods (the time it’s most expensive to generate). When periods of peak demand occur, Southern Indiana Power can automatically signal your water heater and central air conditioning/heat pump cooling unit to conserve energy consumption for short periods of time.


When you join us in this effort to reduce energy use at key times of the day, we’ll reward you with up to $60 per year in bill credits.

You can choose to have a switch installed on your air conditioner, water heater, or both, which maximize the bill credits you will receive.

There is no cost to you for the installation of the switch.

The switch only operates for very short periods of time, so you should not experience any loss of hot water or temperature change in your home during a “peak” event.

How does this work?

When energy use is at its peak, a signal will be sent to the water heater and cooling units to conserve energy for short periods of time (typically up to three times per month). You’ll still have plenty of hot water, and the inside temperature of your home shouldn’t be compromised.

How is this helping?

By getting as many people as possible to participate, we’re reducing peak demand when energy is the most expensive, and that means we can help keep energy costs low, as well as help reduce greenhouse emissions.
So, in the end, we all benefit.


Electric water heater:
$5/month in June, July and August and December, January and February

Air conditioner:
$10/month in June, July and August