The cost for electricity will be slightly higher in June as the Tennessee Valley Authority moves to seasonal (summer) pricing.
Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative residential members using 1200 kilowatt-hours will pay $6.07 (4.46 percent) more than they did last month for the same amount of energy.
A complete rate schedule available at mlec.com and reflects an increase in the TVA fuel cost adjustment.
MLEC offers this information to help members use energy more wisely:
–Turn off unnecessary lights and other equipment when not in use.
–Use a power strip on televisions and other electronics.
–Complete the free DIY Home Energy Assessment online and receive an energy kit and $10 Home Depot card.
MLEC’s Energy Specialist can also conduct a free Home Energy Evaluation at your home or with you virtually online. See the “Ways To Save” tab on www.mlec.com for details.
–Add insulation to your attic and earn up to $500 in rebates for a limited time.
For more energy tips, ask MLEC for a copy of the “101 Ways to Save” brochure.