Participating in #OhmHours

When do they happen? How will you be alerted? How do you increase your impact?

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Can I "pause" my #OhmHours if I'm going on vacation or cannot participate for a while?

Want to "pause" your #OhmHours for a time so you don't lose your streak or status?
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Written by Scott Matt
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What is MEGA Only?

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What is an #OhmHour?

Energy saving events where OhmConnect has committed to the grid that their users will save energy.
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How will I be notified of #OhmHours?

Receive your updates about the different kinds of #OhmHours through your #OhmHour notification.
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What should I do during my #OhmHour to reduce power?

Think and act wisely while using your electronics to cut back your energy usage during an #OhmHour.
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What is my forecast and how do you calculate it?

The energy you are expected to use and the goal is to use less energy than your forecast.
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Beat your forecast

What is energy forecast and how to beat your own forecast?
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Why does the estimated forecast in my #OhmHour email not match my final forecast?

A delay made by the utility in sending your smart meter data makes a difference in the readings.
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Written by Scott Matt
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Yikes, negative points?!? Why did you take away my hard earned points?

Energy not saved during the #OhmHour results in negative points.
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Written by Claudia
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Opting out of #OhmHours

Can I opt out of #OhmHours on a specific day or while I’m away on vacation?
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Written by Sam Lee
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What are Prize #OhmHours?

Hours during the week when saving energy helps the grid and earns you rewards.
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Written by Sam Lee
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All about #OhmHour Logistics

How to make sure you're getting #OhmHours!
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Getting a Buddy

How can I get a new Buddy?
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Written by Sam Lee
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The OhmConnect dashboard

Watch out for your results, forecast calculations, points and tokens histories, status level and streaks bonus.
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The #OhmHour details page

Check out for the #OhmHour Info, Rewards Breakdown and #OhmHour Forecast, along with answers to a few questions you may have.
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Written by Scott Matt
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#OhmHours demystified

What are #OhmHours and why do they happen?
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#OhmHour Planner

Think smart about how much energy different appliances use and what you leave turned on when an #OhmHour comes your way.
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How are solar baselines & reductions calculated?

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General Solar Challenges

Why solar user participation in Demand Response, in coordination with Utilities can be complex
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Written by Sam Lee
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Status calculation for solar users

Solar calculations are way different. Read more to know more.
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Written by Sam Lee
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Can I control when and how often I get asked to participate?

You can now control both the maximum number of #OhmHours per week and the times in which your #OhmHours will occur.
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Written by Claudia
Updated over a week ago

Green Button Data

A secure way to download or access your usage data (gas and/or electricity).
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Written by Claudia
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What is the OhmConnect Buddy Program?

Pair up with a friend, view each other's #Ohmhour performances, and earn extra points and tokens if you both reduce below your forecasts.
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Written by Sam Lee
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What are MEGA #OhmHours and how do I get them?

MEGA #OhmHours special #OhmHours that happen when the grid needs you the most!
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Written by Sophie
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How do you calculate my #OhmHour results?

Learn how to calculate your #OhmHour and improve your bonuses.
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Written by Claudia
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What are Teams?

Get connected with a larger community involved in OhmConnect and pool your earnings or donate to an entity of your choice.
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Written by Scott Matt
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What if I already save a lot of energy and consistently have a low forecast?

Status levels help determine your forecast.
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Can I still participate if my utility does not support OhmConnect?

It couldn't get easier! You can still participate in the OhmConnect Bronze program.
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Written by Claudia
Updated over a week ago