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General Information

MPU is dedicated to providing customer-focused utility services. These sources of information can help you manage your electric or water use, or learn more about renewable energy.

Conservation of Energy

Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corporation helpful tips:
http://www.weccusa.org/main/savingenergyresidential/title/Residential%20tips

US Department of Energy, energy savers:
http://www.energysavers.gov/

Water Conservation

Some helpful tips to conserve water:
http://www.wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve/index.php

American Water Works Association (AWWA), how to measure water wasted due to leaks:
http://www.awwa.org/resources-tools/public-affairs/public-information/dripcalculator.aspx

Renewable Energy

The Renewable Energy Program by Focus on Energy:
https://focusonenergy.com/residential/renewable-energy

For the Kids

Basic information about electricity and other sources of energy is available from the following web site. The website is 'kid-friendly' but has good information for adults too!

http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/index.cfm

National Theatre for Children 

Every other year, MPU contracts with the National Theatre for Children, a Minnesota-based organization that uses theatre assembly programs to present a variety of subject matter to students. These programs are presented to elementary schools throughout the MPU service territory and typically reach 2,000 to 2,500 students.

Energy Audit

A simple way to examine your home’s energy consumption is to complete an online energy audit.  There are several free online tools that will provide you energy guidance.