Use Energy Wisely
Conservation has delayed the need for new power plants. Since the mid-1980s, MGE has helped customers save more than 315,000,000 kilowatt-hours, enough to power 43,750 households for one year.
Appliances and equipment
You can make a difference on your energy bill and for the environment by purchasing efficient appliances. Water heaters, clothes dryers, refrigerators and dehumidifiers are some of a typical residential customer's biggest energy users.
For more information: Appliances and equipment
Brochures and publications
MGE energy experts have created and maintain a library of publications about energy-related topics, including conservation.
Find it here: Brochures and publications
How you use your appliances and equipment can have a big impact on your energy bills. Even simple changes such as using cold water for washing clothes or the air-dry option on your dishwasher can show significant savings.
For more information: Energy-saving tips
Home Energy Line
Do you have a question you can't find an answer to? Or just want to discuss an energy project with a knowledgeable resource? Our energy experts have over 200 combined years of energy-related experience of visiting customers and helping them save energy in their homes.
For more information: Call the Home Energy Line at (608) 252-7117
Incandescent lighting is the most common type of lighting today, yet the least efficient. Replace most-used incandescent bulbs and fixtures with fluorescent. You'll save two-thirds of lighting costs.
For more information: Lighting
Throughout the year, MGE promotes money-saving offers on energy-efficient products from local businesses. Focus on Energy offers cash-back rewards.
For more information: Money-saving offers