Mara M. Hartmann
JACKSON, Mississippi – Very cold weather is moving into much of Mississippi again this weekend, and it will likely be a long time before the warmer temperatures of spring return. That means now is the time to implement energy-saving tips so you can reduce your usage and keep more cash in your wallet.
“Saving on energy costs doesn’t have to mean giving up comfort,” said Robbin Jeter, Entergy Mississippi vice president of customer service. “There are many quick and inexpensive do-it-yourself projects that can help keep your home warm and keep the cold out.”
Here are the top five winter energy savers:
Other tips include:
More tips, as well as clear, do-it-yourself videos, to help put these ideas to work can be found at entergy.com/save-money. Customers can also visit Entergy Solutions, a program that offers incentives and rebates on a variety of energy-efficiency upgrades year-round.
“Extreme temperatures in any season can bring spikes in your energy usage,” Jeter said. “Now is also a good time to sign up for Level Billing which helps eliminate spikes by paying an average amount each month. This is extremely helpful in managing budgets.”
Other convenient payment options include:
Entergy also helps elderly and disabled low-income customers through its customer-assistance fund, The Power to Care, which is funded by Entergy employees, customers and shareholders. To find out how to get this or other types of bill payment assistance, or to contribute to the fund, visit entergy-mississippi.com or check the donation box on your monthly bill.
Entergy Mississippi, Inc. provides electricity to approximately 445,000 customers in 45 counties. Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including nearly 9,000 megawatts of nuclear power. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.9 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of approximately $10.8 billion and nearly 13,000 employees.