Don't sweat your electric bill when temps begin to rise
JACKSON, Miss. -- The mercury is beginning its climb up the thermometer, and you can bet it will be a good long while before it begins to retreat. Don’t let your electric bills climb with it. By taking steps to be more energy-efficient, your air conditioner will run less and that, in turn, will help keep your electricity bill down.
"It does take more energy to keep your home cool in the summer, but there are many ways to manage your energy use without sacrificing your comfort," said Robbin Jeter, Entergy Mississippi vice president of customer service. "Several of these are very simple to do and cost little to nothing."
Five top ways to improve your energy-efficiency and keep your costs lower are:
Want to do even more? Sign up for Entergy Solutions' Residential Audit and Direct Install Program (READI). This free program shows customers how to make their homes more energy efficient. It includes a home inspection, installation of energy-efficient products and information about available Entergy programs that can create even greater energy efficiencies. Customers will also get a detailed report about their home’s energy use with recommendations on how to further reduce usage.
For more information, visit EntergySolutionsMS.com. Residential customers can also call 844-523-9980, while commercial customers can call 844-523-9979.
Entergy Mississippi, Inc. provides electricity to approximately 442,000 customers in 45 counties. It is a subsidiary of Entergy Corporation. 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 10,000 megawatts of nuclear power, making it one of the nation’s leading nuclear generators. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.8 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of more than $12 billion and approximately 13,000 employees.