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Yes, members can: Choose to use energy efficient settings such as using the air-dry mode on a dishwasher. Lower the temperature setting on the clothes washer/dryer. Run appliances during off-peak hours. Reduce heat temperature by two to three degrees in the winter months or raise air-conditioner settings by two to three degrees in the summer […]
Water heaters are typically shut off during peak demand periods which are from 7am to 10am on weekdays in the cooler months (September through mid-June) and 5pm to 8pm weekdays in the summer (mid-June through September), usually once per day, for less than three hours. Flathead Electric will never turn them off on Sundays or […]
In order to participate you must: Be a residential or small business member of Flathead Electric Cooperative. Have at least one electric water heater located in your primary residence or place of business. (Renters may participate, but must provide an agreement form signed by their landlord.)
If you are eligible to participate, Flathead Electric will schedule a time to come to your home to install a free Electric Water Heater Demand Response Unit (DRU). This is a small box installed near the electric water heater. Flathead Electric Co-op will utilize the DRU to turn off the water heater at demand peak […]
Electrical peak demand is the greatest amount of electricity Flathead Electric Cooperative must supply to all its members at any single point during the course of one month.
No. In fact, the Board also approved a 0% rate increase for all rate classes for the coming year. As a not-for-profit Co-op, FEC’s goal is to collect their costs most equitably from our members. This rate structure change is revenue neutral – meaning the Co-op isn’t collecting any more money, we’re just slightly changing […]