Electric company asks customers to conserve energy this week during high temperatures

Regional electric company asks customers to conserve energy this week during high temperatures
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MT. VERNON, Mo. – Ozark Electric Cooperative is asking customers to conserve electricity on June 16 & 17 from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Ozark officials say this request comes as a result of the predicted high temperatures combined with energy pressure in our region.

Ozark Electric Cooperative provided the following tips to help users reduce energy consumption:

1. Raise your thermostat a few degrees
2. Turn off all lights and devices when not in use
3. Limit the use of large appliances, such as washer/dryer, stove, and water heat