Our Community Grid

Energy technologies are changing rapidly. We're building a dynamic electric grid that enables new technologies while continuing to meet customer needs reliably and affordably. Through our community grid, we take advantage of energy generated in our community, like solar on rooftops and methane at landfills, and integrate it seamlessly with other energy sources. We will continue to provide all of our customers with reliable service and incorporate changing technologies for the benefit of all—today and into the future.

MGE Partnering with Sense Labs

MGE will work with customers to explore the Sense home energy monitor, which gives customers more information about and control over their home's energy use.

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MGE to Launch New Smart Thermostat Program

MGE is launching a new smart thermostat program in partnership with Nest and residential electric customers to test a new method of controlling high energy usage during the summer months.

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Upcoming Smart Thermostat Program

MGE will introduce an innovative smart thermostat pilot program for residential customers.

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Dial Down to Save More

Setting back your thermostat in the winter helps put money back in your pocket but also puts less demand on natural gas resources used to heat homes in our community.

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Connecting Solar to the Grid

Businesses large and small are installing solar panels and connecting to our community's electric grid. Steep & Brew Coffee is a great example.

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Energy 2030: Our Community's Energy Future

In November 2015, MGE introduced a framework—or roadmap—for building our community's energy company for the future. Energy 2030 includes a number of goals we'll be working to accomplish by working with you, our customers. Scroll back for a glimpse of how we developed Energy 2030 and scroll forward for a peek at where we're going—with your help!

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