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February, 2016

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The monthly Connections newsletter brings you up to date on ways to save money and energy, news at SMUD and new technologies to help you manage your electricity usage.

Here are the topics covered in this month's issue. To read the full issue, download the pdf.

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Special rates for electric vehicles and solar

If you own or lease a rooftop solar electric system or an electrical vehicle, you’re eligible for our new residential time-of-use (TOU) rate.

Find out more
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$1,000 rebates on heat pump water heaters

When replacing a standard electric water heater, consider a new ENERGY STAR® heat pump water heater. It can earn you a $1,000 rebate.

Upgrade and cash in now
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Five free classes in March

From solar for your home to designing with light, you can learn a lot at one of SMUD's FREE classes in March.

See what's available and register online
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Play it safe: Keep balloons from drifting away

When metallic balloons contact power lines they can cause outages and fallen wires, posing serious risk to people, pets and property.

Learn more about electrical safety
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Read the full issue

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