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Published: Friday, 7/19/2013

Some area residents being asked to reduce electricity use

Hancock-Wood Electrical Cooperative issues Peak Demand Alert Notice


NORTH BALTIMORE, Ohio -- For the fourth day in a row, residents and businesses in the Hancock-Wood Electrical Cooperative are being asked to reduce their electricity use from 1 to 6 p.m. today.

The Peak Demand Alert Notice is made as the cooperative activates load controls to avoid a system overload, which could knock out power.

Customers in Hancock, Wood, Allen, Erie, Hardin, Henry, Putnam, Sandusky, Seneca, and Wyandot counties will be impacted by the usage limitations.

Customers who do not have load-control switches are asked to set their thermostats 2 to 3 degrees higher.

Air conditioning units with the switches will cycle on and off, temporarily raising temperatures 4 to 5 degrees.

For more information, visit the Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative Web site at www.hwe.coop or call 800-445-4840.

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