Twinkling lights, decadent treats and new gadgets can brighten the holidays without running up the power bill. Mississippi Power’s 12 Days of Energy Savings offers cooking, decorating and gift giving tips to help customers make the most of their energy dollars this holiday season.
The complete list of Mississippi Power’s 12 Days of Energy Savings is available online along with 12 energy-saving recipes to enjoy this holiday season. Or customers can pick up a copy of the 12 Days of Energy Savings, while they last, at customer service offices in December.
Here are just a few examples ways to save this holiday season:
Deck the halls with efficiencyUse LED lights indoors and outdoors. LED lights are use 70 percent less energy and are more resistant to breakage than traditional incandescent light strands.
Give the gift of energy savings
Buy Energy Star electronics for instant savings. Depending on use, an Energy Star computer can save 30-65 percent more energy than a computer without this designation.
Save time and energy in the kitchen
Turn off the oven and turn on the slow cooker for holiday meals. Compared to the oven, a slow cooker uses less energy, saving money and getting the cook out of the kitchen to enjoy family and friends.
Mississippi Power encourages customers to use energy wisely and save money year round. More details on energy saving programs and incentives are available at mississippipower.com/waystosave.