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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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Students energize their schools and community

This summer, students from 8 local high schools applied their energies for the benefit of their schools and their community.
Find out more about SMUD's invovement with schools

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Cut standby power and save

Shutting off devices like printers, stereos and phone chargers can save about 10 percent on your electricity bill.
Learn more ways to save

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Be ready for winter with a storm-preparation kit

Prepare now for winter storms. Make sure you have a storm kit ready to go and learn about your electrical breaker.
See more storm safety tips

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Honor a hero: Hire a vet

SMUD is mindful of the sacrifices made by our service men, service women and their families. One way we show our appreciation is to make every effort to hire and train our veterans.
SMUD's Military Outreach program

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